Career Outlook for Earth Drillers (not including Oil and Gas)

Also known as:  Blast Hole Driller, Churn Drill Operator, Churn Driller, Earth Auger Operator, Earth Boring Machine Operator, Hard Rock Drill Operator, Rock Drill Operator
The overall job outlook for Earth Driller careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 16.10 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.68 percent per year. Demand for Earth Drillers is expected to go up, with an expected 8,790 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.78 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Earth Drillers (not including Oil and Gas) in the following states
Texas 1,520
Pennsylvania 1,130
California 870
Nevada 740
Florida 730
New York 710
Virginia 620
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Earth Drillers (not including Oil and Gas)
Puerto Rico 40
Delaware 40
Hawaii 60
South Dakota 60
Arkansas 80
Vermont 80
Maine 90