Career Outlook for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

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Also known as:
Angle Dozer Operator, Blade Grader Operator, Bulldozer Operator, Ditching Machine Operating Engineer, Grader Operator, Motor Grader Operator, Scraper Operator, Steam Shovel Operating Engineer, Steam Shovel Operator

The overall job outlook for Operating Engineer or Other Construction Equipment Operator careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 12.82 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.80 percent per year. Demand for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators is expected to go up, with an expected 32,030 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.88 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators in the following states

Texas 45,340
California 27,430
Florida 22,490
Pennsylvania 20,330
Ohio 15,520
North Carolina 14,290
Georgia 13,580
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Virgin Islands
180
Guam
300
Rhode Island
500
District of Columbia
510
Vermont
1,060
Delaware
1,330
New Hampshire
1,350