Numbers of Construction and Extraction Occupations in Maine

Occupation group

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 30,650
2002 30,260
2003 29,910
2004 30,570
2005 30,320
2006 32,230
2007 31,570
2008 31,360
2009 27,960
2010 25,060
2011 25,270
2012 24,650
2013 23,830
2014 24,180
2015 24,660
2016 25,570
2017 25,260
2018 26,140

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Year Number
2001 2,160
2002 2,020
2003 2,330
2004 2,330
2005 2,960
2006 3,120
2007 3,190
2008 3,080
2009 2,710
2010 2,380
2011 2,360
2012 2,400
2013 2,390
2014 2,380
2015 2,320
2016 2,260
2017 2,280
2018 2,180

Boilermakers

Year Number
2001 110
2002 100
2003 120
2004 80
2005 70
2006 60
2007 60
2008 40

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Year Number
2001 300
2002 430
2003 370
2004 240
2005 370
2006 300
2007 270
2008 270
2009 270
2010 270
2011 250
2012 160
2013 100
2014 80
2015 120
2016 190
2017 230
2018 250

Stonemasons

Year Number
2002 100
2003 100
2004 140
2006 160
2009 90
2014 110
2015 120
2016 120
2017 110

Carpenters

Year Number
2001 5,360
2002 5,550
2003 5,830
2004 5,740
2005 5,510
2006 6,120
2007 6,150
2008 6,010
2009 5,010
2010 4,310
2011 4,050
2012 3,710
2013 3,530
2014 3,810
2015 3,900
2016 4,170
2017 4,520
2018 4,910

Carpet Installers

Year Number
2001 80
2002 100
2003 90
2004 40
2005 30

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Year Number
2011 40
2017 110
2018 80

Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2001 120
2002 80
2003 100
2004 100
2005 100
2006 120
2007 90
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2017 50
2018 40

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Year Number
2001 350
2002 600
2003 630
2004 710
2005 700
2006 650
2007 640
2008 530
2009 320
2010 280
2011 300
2012 460
2013 450
2014 470
2015 500
2016 550
2017 520
2018 600

Construction Laborers

Year Number
2001 3,120
2002 3,240
2003 3,300
2004 2,990
2005 2,610
2006 3,250
2007 3,020
2008 3,230
2009 2,790
2010 2,810
2011 2,650
2012 2,900
2013 2,940
2014 2,940
2015 2,560
2016 2,570
2017 2,650
2018 2,980

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 270
2002 370
2003 400
2004 530
2005 590
2006 550
2007 320
2008 460
2009 350
2010 300
2011 210
2012 220
2013 310
2014 300
2015 330
2016 340
2017 450
2018 390

Pile-Driver Operators

Year Number
2010 30
2017 30

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 1,790
2002 1,880
2003 1,660
2004 1,490
2005 1,610
2006 1,970
2007 2,110
2008 2,290
2009 2,070
2010 1,960
2011 1,560
2012 1,810
2013 1,460
2014 1,500
2015 1,620
2016 1,860
2017 1,650
2018 1,510

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Year Number
2001 400
2002 420
2003 410
2005 350
2006 380
2007 340
2008 500
2009 450
2010 430
2011 340
2012 280
2013 380
2014 300
2015 330
2016 340
2017 330
2018 400

Tapers

Year Number
2001 160
2002 110
2003 30
2004 50
2005 70
2006 70
2007 70
2008 70
2009 120
2010 110
2014 60
2015 90
2016 90
2017 90
2018 140

Electricians

Year Number
2011 2,640
2012 2,200
2013 2,210
2014 2,200
2015 2,190
2016 1,950
2017 1,870
2018 2,380

Glaziers

Year Number
2001 60
2002 110
2003 90
2004 140
2005 80
2006 150

Insulation Workers

Year Number
2001 570

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Year Number
2004 200
2005 130
2007 90
2010 150
2012 260
2013 210
2014 370
2015 400
2016 440
2017 390
2018 210

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Year Number
2004 360
2005 330
2006 170
2007 180
2008 150
2009 260
2010 230
2011 360
2012 300
2013 230
2014 190
2015 150
2016 160
2017 180
2018 320

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Year Number
2001 1,940
2002 1,870
2003 1,840
2004 1,890
2005 1,940
2006 1,720
2007 1,750
2008 1,630
2009 1,400
2010 1,230
2011 1,220
2012 1,180
2013 1,260
2014 1,180
2015 1,370
2016 1,460
2017 1,370
2018 1,390

Paperhangers

Year Number
2001 120
2002 90
2003 80
2004 70

Pipelayers

Year Number
2001 210
2002 160
2003 250
2006 70
2007 60
2008 100
2009 90
2010 120
2011 110
2012 110
2013 80
2014 190
2015 160
2016 210
2017 180
2018 230

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2001 2,130
2002 2,080
2003 1,850
2004 2,020
2005 2,080
2006 2,300
2007 2,110
2008 2,440
2009 2,200
2010 1,860
2011 1,890
2012 1,700
2013 1,760
2014 1,730
2015 2,240
2016 2,180
2017 2,180
2018 2,030

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Year Number
2009 70
2010 90
2011 90
2012 110

Roofers

Year Number
2011 350
2012 330
2013 300
2014 390
2015 360
2016 370
2017 350
2018 450

Sheet Metal Workers

Year Number
2001 1,200
2002 1,180
2003 1,070
2004 1,090
2005 900
2006 920
2007 1,260
2008 1,010
2009 1,020
2010 850
2011 950
2012 1,060
2013 910
2014 780
2015 670
2016 760
2017 740
2018 740

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Year Number
2001 320
2002 360
2003 280
2004 290
2005 340
2006 310
2007 420
2008 240
2009 140
2010 50
2011 130
2012 260
2013 240
2014 180
2015 140
2016 240
2017 250
2018 350

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Year Number
2001 5,240
2002 4,900
2003 31,503,401,960
2004 33,202,901,640
2005 29,502,801,710
2006 29,703,501,570
2007 29,103,101,750
2008 31,103,601,740
2009 28,803,401,710
2010 4,600
2018 100

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

Year Number
2001 330
2002 250
2003 260
2004 280
2005 250
2007 200
2008 200
2009 220
2010 200
2011 230
2012 180
2013 110
2014 180
2015 240
2016 270
2017 100

Helpers--Carpenters

Year Number
2001 510
2002 530
2003 510
2004 540
2005 520
2006 530
2007 390
2008 350
2009 340
2010 290
2011 240
2012 360
2013 360
2014 370
2015 260
2016 260
2017 280
2018 400

Helpers--Electricians

Year Number
2001 650
2002 610
2003 600
2004 570
2005 500
2006 650
2007 560
2008 550
2009 370
2010 320
2011 290
2012 350
2013 340
2014 490
2015 460
2016 660
2017 580
2018 700

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

Year Number
2001 90
2002 60
2003 60
2004 50
2009 30
2010 40

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Year Number
2001 300
2002 300
2003 190
2004 390
2005 270
2006 370
2007 320
2008 340
2009 360
2010 250
2011 290
2013 150
2014 100
2015 220
2017 220

Helpers--Roofers

Year Number
2001 90
2002 70
2003 80
2004 120
2005 140
2006 160
2007 170
2008 150
2009 140
2010 80
2011 100
2012 130
2013 120
2014 120
2016 60
2017 50

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Year Number
2005 120
2007 60
2008 100
2009 150
2010 120
2011 100
2012 60
2013 80
2014 70
2015 80
2017 80

Construction and Building Inspectors

Year Number
2001 180
2002 150
2003 120
2004 160
2005 320
2006 330
2007 310
2008 240
2009 370
2010 470
2011 570
2012 480
2013 390
2014 410
2015 470
2016 480
2017 530
2018 440

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2002 310
2004 300
2005 50
2006 60
2014 50

Fence Erectors

Year Number
2012 160
2015 170
2017 60
2018 190

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Year Number
2001 150
2002 230
2003 250
2004 420
2005 310
2006 410
2007 210
2008 180
2009 140
2010 140
2011 150
2012 140
2013 90
2014 90
2015 110
2016 150
2017 170
2018 80

Highway Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2001 2,250
2002 2,110
2003 1,980
2004 2,010
2005 2,440
2006 2,490
2007 2,210
2008 1,690
2009 1,660
2010 1,630
2011 2,130
2012 1,960
2013 1,950
2014 1,890
2015 1,860
2016 1,830
2017 1,960
2018 1,760

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 90
2003 80
2004 60
2005 60
2007 120
2008 190
2011 90
2012 100
2013 90
2014 150
2016 70
2018 60

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Year Number
2001 80
2005 150
2006 210
2007 160
2008 200
2009 140
2010 120
2011 140
2012 230
2013 270
2014 270
2015 250
2016 200
2017 140
2018 130

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

Year Number
2017 120
2018 120

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 70
2005 100
2009 370
2012 90
2013 160
2014 170
2015 150
2016 140

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Year Number
2001 140
2002 150
2003 140
2006 200
2007 140
2008 170
2009 130
2010 90
2011 120
2012 90
2013 140
2014 100
2015 100
2016 100
2017 130
2018 110

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Year Number
2008 110
2009 80
2010 70

Helpers--Extraction Workers

Year Number
2001 40
2002 30
2004 40
2005 40