Career Outlook for Construction Laborers

Also known as:  Air Hammer Operator, Construction Craft Laborer, Construction Laborer, Construction Trench Digger
The overall job outlook for Construction Laborer careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 9.02 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.5 percent per year. Demand for Construction Laborers is expected to go up, with an expected 726,900 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 11.68 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Construction Laborers in the following states
Texas 98,680
California 88,440
New York 46,430
Illinois 44,180
Florida 37,970
Pennsylvania 29,570
Virginia 21,980
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Construction Laborers
Virgin Islands 510
Guam 690
Vermont 1,340
Rhode Island 1,540
District of Columbia 1,790
South Dakota 2,180
New Hampshire 2,200