Blasters


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Blasters

Blasters - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Federal government agencies
  • Heavy construction companies
  • Mining companies (coal, minerals, metal)

Outlook

Growth in this occupation will be faster than average. Job growth in mining is declining but growth may occur in the construction industry as roads and highways are built or repaired. This is a small occupation so few jobs will be created.

Job openings will occur as current workers retire or transfer to other occupations.

(CIS 100074)

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Illinois
State-level data is not available for this CIS occupation.
United States
25,300
Small
&
7.9%
3.7%
>>>>
3,000
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.