Career Outlook for Hoist and Winch Operators

Also known as:  Hoist Operator, Winch Derrick Operator, Winch Operator
The overall job outlook for Hoist or Winch Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 50.09 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 8.35 percent per year. Demand for Hoist and Winch Operators is expected to go down, with an expected -170 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 0.77 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Hoist and Winch Operators in the following states
Pennsylvania 220
Massachusetts 220
Michigan 210
Oregon 190
Wisconsin 150
Alabama 120
Washington 110
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Hoist and Winch Operators
New Mexico 30
Texas 30
West Virginia 50
Tennessee 50
Ohio 50
Missouri 50
Georgia 60