Rock Splitters


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Rock Splitters

Rock Splitters - 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:

  • Sand, gravel, and stone mining companies
  • Cement and concrete product manufacturers

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is growing slower than average. There is demand for quarried rocks and minerals used in construction and landscaping. However, it is a very small occupation and very few jobs will be created. 

Some job openings will occur as rock splitters leave this occupation.

Rock Splitters (CIS 100437)

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Illinois
108
Very small
&
-10.2%
5.8%
>>>>
11
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
9
Very small
&
-11.1%
5.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Cook County
13
Very small
&
-7.7%
5.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
6
Very small
&
0.0%
9.7%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
11
Very small
&
-9.1%
6.8%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
12
Very small
&
-8.3%
3.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
20
Small
&
-15.0%
2.4%
>>>>
2
Very few
United States
5,100
Very small
&
2.0%
3.7%
>>>>
600
Very few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.