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2010 High Priority Occupations in Building and Construction (BC) Industry Cluster
 
The BC cluster includes industries directly involved in the construction of housing, roadways or other physical structures. Industries such as HVAC Equipment Manufacturing, whose products are exclusively used in the construction of these structures, were also included given their significance to the construction industries.
 
High Priority Occupations in BC
(New occupation additions in 2010 are marked with an asterisk.)
 
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SOC Code Occupation Educational Attainment 1 Industry Cluster Wage, 2008 Industry Cluster All Industries Percent Employment Change, 2004-2006 Percent Change in Wages, 2006-2008 Unempl. Rate, 2007-2009 Completers as Percent of Total Openings
13-1051 Cost Estimators BD $60,252 224 374 55.39% 7.35% 1.4% 7.49%
41-4012 Sales Representatives MT OJT $59,625 216 2,041 24.29% 5.28% 4.5% 18.91%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks MT OJT $34,359 136 1,835 20.84% 8.65% 2.3% 91.39%
47-1011 Supervisors - Construction Trades & Extraction Workers WK EXP $62,628 198 330 -5.52% 1.06% 5.5% 2.42%
47-2021 Brickmasons & Blockmasons LT OJT $49,330 117 150 3.08% 8.49% 20.2% 11.33%
47-2022 Stonemasons LT OJT $51,873 10 13 38.10% 20.07% 20.2% 7.69%
47-2031 Carpenters LT OJT $42,862 641 1,011 28.94% 9.78% 10.0% 19.09%
47-2051 Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers LT OJT $40,096 182 192 47.20% 5.24% 13.8% 0.00%
47-2061 Construction Laborers MT OJT $32,857 318 445 16.32% 3.97% 20.8% N/A
47-2073 Operating Engineers MT OJT $46,087 243 372 -7.27% 6.10% 10.2% 0.00%
47-2111 Electricians LT OJT $56,112 500 679 3.64% 3.97% 5.5% 16.94%
47-2132 *Insulation Workers, Mechanical MT OJT $62,157 10 11 -16.67% -4.37% N/A 0.00%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters & Steamfitters LT OJT $54,695 264 361 -9.35% 7.16% 11.1% 4.71%
47-2181 Roofers MT OJT $39,297 120 145 -4.86% 11.77% 14.8% 0.00%
47-2221 Structural Iron & Steel Workers LT OJT $51,241 79 97 -6.60% 1.93% 5.9% 1.03%
49-9021 Heating, A/C & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers LT OJT $40,662 163 284 12.09% 2.48% 4.1% 38.03%
51-2092 Team Assemblers MT OJT $30,458 75 1,021 17.20% 8.53% 7.9% N/A
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers & Brazers PS VOC $36,203 105 505 11.45% 3.57% 7.5% 12.87%
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer MT OJT $36,433 253 2,132 4.25% 7.79% 7.3% N/A
 
1 Educational Attainment Abbreviations:
 
ST OJT Short-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
MT OJT Moderate-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
LT OJT Long-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
WK EXP Work Experience - in a related occupation, training is gained through hands-on work in a similar occupation.
PS VOC Post-secondary Vocational Training - training is gained through a vocational training program.
AD Associate’s Degree – degree completed after two years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
BD Bachelor’s Degree – degree completed after four years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
BD+ Bachelor’s Degree plus experience – a four-year bachelor’s degree plus experience gained through hands-on experience.
MD Master’s – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
PhD Doctoral – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
PROF First Professional Degree – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
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