Career Outlook for Surface Mining Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Also known as:
Backhoe Operator, Dragline Oiler, Dragline Operator, Equipment Operator, Excavator Operator, Heavy Equipment Operator, Loader Operator, Pit Operator, Track Hoe Operator

The overall job outlook for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operator careers has been negative since 2019. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 8.76 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 8.76 percent per year. Demand for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators is expected to go up, with an expected 7,180 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 1.98 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Surface Mining Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators in the following states

Texas 7,130
Florida 2,400
California 2,290
Pennsylvania 1,650
Georgia 1,460
Virginia 1,460
Michigan 1,400
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Surface Mining Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Guam
30
Rhode Island
30
Delaware
60
District of Columbia
60
Hawaii
70
Kansas
80
Alaska
110