Helpers--Extraction Workers (47-5081)
Gasline phases: Preconstruction and construction
Occupation description: Help extraction craft workers, such as earth drillers, blasters and explosives workers, derrick operators, and mining machine operators, by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying equipment or cleaning work area. Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2010 estimate||2020 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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|Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
|Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||19.67||21.20||22.73||13.02||23.88||28.00|
Labor Force Indicators
|2011 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2011 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||47|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||2|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||50|
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||270|
|Number of job position postings||30|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||9.0|
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: High school diploma or equivalent||Work experience: None||On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training|