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Construction Sector Profile - Table A

Table A. U.S. Construction Workers by Occupational Category, 2010

Occupational category Census 2010 Occupation Codes Estimated Population Represented by Sample % of U.S. Construction Workforce
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers 6200 591,644 5.6
Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 6220 295,378 2.8
Carpenters 6230 1,738,504 16.4
Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers 6240 135,777 1.3
Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers 6250 64,607 0.6
Construction laborers 6260 1,210,495 11.4
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 6320 268,093 2.5
Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers 6330 173,489 1.6
Painters, construction and maintenance 6420 527,644 5.0
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 6440 519,366 4.9
Roofers 6515 214,003 2.0
Other construction trades workers 6210, 6300, 6310, 6355, 6360, 6400, 6430, 6460, 6500, 6520, 6530, 6540 976,311 9.2
Other construction and related workers 6600, 6660, 6700, 6710, 6720, 6730, 6740, 6750, 6765 383,943 3.6
Management Occupations 0010-0430 1,085,159 10.2
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 0500-0950 220,753 2.1
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1300-1560 181,133 1.7
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 5000-5940 660,251 6.2
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7000-7630 592,119 5.6
Production Occupations 7700-8965 217,428 2.1
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 9000-9750 245,216 2.3
Other Occupations within the Construction Sector All other Census occupation codes 306,630 2.9
Total   10,607,943 100

 

 
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