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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

OES data highlights ‐ An Occupational Analysis of Industries with the Most Job Losses, Table 1

OccupationEmploymentPercent of total industry employmentMean hourly wage
Construction laborers352,3007.415.20
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters323,7606.823.80
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers223,2504.729.28
Painters, construction and maintenance180,4303.817.04
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers178,7403.819.63
Cement masons and concrete finishers140,1703.018.59
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators122,9402.621.51
Drywall and ceiling tile installers113,7402.419.70
Industry total4,736,940100.020.99


Last Modified Date: November 25, 2009