What Do Extraction Worker Do?
Position Description All extraction workers not listed separately.
Types of Extraction Worker Jobs
- Car Filler
- Boom Tender
Job Opportunities for Extraction Workers
There were about 4,200 jobs for Extraction Worker in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 14.3% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 600 new jobs for Extraction Worker by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 600 job openings in this field each year.
The states with the most job growth for Extraction Worker are Wyoming, North Dakota, and Colorado. Watch out if you plan on working in Kentucky, West Virginia, or Nebraska. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Salary for an Extraction Worker
The average yearly salary of an Extraction Worker ranges between $31,000 and $78,520.
Extraction Workers who work in Alaska, Arizona, or North Dakota, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Extraction Workers in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$51,580|
Where Extraction Workers Are Employed
The table below shows the approximate number of Extraction Workers employed by various industries.
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