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2016 - 2026 Connecticut Employment Projections for Construction and Extraction Occupations
  Construction and Extraction Occupations - Employment Projections (2016-2026)
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Click for a list of related Construction and Extraction OccupationsConstruction and Extraction Occupations72,61577,7435,1287.1%2,6464,8305137,989$26.92$56,002
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers6,6557,1514967.4%22143550706
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers job descriptionFirst-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction WorkersTop Occupation by Openings6,6557,1514967.4%22143550706$37.06$77,092HS
+5 years
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Construction Trades Workers57,47161,5574,0867.1%2,0553,7664096,230
Boilermakers job descriptionBoilermakersTop Occupation by Growth1912425126.7%714526$31.77$66,089HS
Apprenticeship
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Brickmasons and Blockmasons job descriptionBrickmasons and Blockmasons833883506.0%2548578$25.89$53,865HS
Apprenticeship
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Carpenters job descriptionCarpentersTop Occupation by Openings14,45115,4029516.6%513830951,438$26.77$55,677HS
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Floor Sanders and Finishers job descriptionFloor Sanders and Finishers707557.1%2406$23.51$48,908No Formal Credential
Mod. OJT
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Tile and Marble Setters job descriptionTile and Marble Setters299319206.7%1016228$23.45$48,776No Formal Credential
Long OJT
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Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers job descriptionCement Masons and Concrete Finishers864924606.9%34616101$23.77$49,437No Formal Credential
Mod. OJT
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Construction Laborers job descriptionConstruction LaborersTop Occupation by Openings10,46411,4199559.1%382721961,199$22.16$46,089No Formal Credential
Short OJT
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Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators job descriptionPaving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators448488408.9%1532451$27.14$56,450HS
Mod. OJT
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Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators job descriptionOperating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators3,0883,3923049.8%12422730381$31.97$66,486HS
Mod. OJT
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Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers job descriptionDrywall and Ceiling Tile Installers734727-7-0.9%2241-162$29.91$62,232No Formal Credential
Mod. OJT
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Tapers job descriptionTapers410402-8-2.0%1223-134$28.53$59,351No Formal Credential
Mod. OJT
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Electricians job descriptionElectriciansTop Occupation by Openings8,7719,1954244.8%313668421,023$28.11$58,476HS
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Glaziers job descriptionGlaziers494517234.7%1839259$26.67$55,463HS
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Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall job descriptionInsulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall239233-6-2.5%618-123$19.04$39,625No Formal Credential
Short OJT
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Insulation Workers, Mechanical job descriptionInsulation Workers, Mechanical250263135.2%720128$33.31$69,296HS
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Painters, Construction and Maintenance job descriptionPainters, Construction and Maintenance4,9755,1932184.4%17425422450$20.94$43,544No Formal Credential
Mod. OJT
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Paperhangers job descriptionPaperhangers10010555.0%4509$21.60$44,918No Formal Credential
Long OJT
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Pipelayers job descriptionPipelayers3493843510.0%1324441$28.57$59,422No Formal Credential
Short OJT
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Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters job descriptionPlumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersTop Occupation by Openings6,0966,76366710.9%23343067730$28.69$59,677HS
Apprenticeship
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Roofers job descriptionRoofers1,2511,323725.8%37877131$24.22$50,394No Formal Credential
Mod. OJT
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Sheet Metal Workers job descriptionSheet Metal Workers1,3441,440967.1%489510153$26.88$55,911HS
Apprenticeship
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Structural Iron and Steel Workers job descriptionStructural Iron and Steel Workers540582427.8%1642462$29.11$60,542HS
Apprenticeship
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Helpers, Construction Trades1,5291,625966.3%6715210229
Helpers--Carpenters job descriptionHelpers--Carpenters172189179.9%817227$15.74$32,734No Formal Credential
Short OJT
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Helpers--Electricians job descriptionHelpers--Electricians450464143.1%1944164$18.68$38,852HS
Short OJT
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Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters job descriptionHelpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters2332602711.6%1024337$15.08$31,381HS
Short OJT
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Helpers--Roofers job descriptionHelpers--Roofers9610266.3%410115$15.15$31,513No Formal Credential
Short OJT
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Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other job descriptionHelpers, Construction Trades, All Other366385195.2%1636254$13.32$27,716No Formal Credential
Short OJT
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Other Construction and Related Workers6,6467,0654196.3%29344842783
Construction and Building Inspectors job descriptionConstruction and Building Inspectors1,1241,199756.7%57668131$32.98$68,604HS
+5 yearsMod. OJT
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Elevator Installers and Repairers job descriptionElevator Installers and Repairers374393195.1%1232246$48.43$100,727HS
Apprenticeship
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Hazardous Materials Removal Workers job descriptionHazardous Materials Removal WorkersTop Occupation by Growth72383811515.9%316112104$19.87$41,315HS
Mod. OJT
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Highway Maintenance Workers job descriptionHighway Maintenance Workers1,9821,996140.7%841141199$26.79$55,718HS
Mod. OJT
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Construction and Related Workers, All Other job descriptionConstruction and Related Workers, All Other1,0701,129595.5%44716121$22.15$46,068HS
Mod. OJT
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Extraction Workers314345319.9%1028341
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining job descriptionService Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining9210088.7%29112 No Formal Credential
Mod. OJT
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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas job descriptionEarth Drillers, Except Oil and GasTop Occupation by Growth53681528.3%2529$22.47$46,740HS
Mod. OJT
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