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What Do Extraction Workers Do?

Extraction Worker Definition All extraction workers not listed separately.

Types of Extraction Worker Jobs

  • Clay Digger
  • Shield Runner
  • Floorhand
  • Yardman
  • Handyman

Extraction Worker Employment Estimates

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 4,200 jobs in the United States for Extraction Workers.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 15.9% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 700 new jobs for Extraction Workers by 2026. The BLS estimates 600 yearly job openings in this field per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Extraction Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Extraction Workers are North Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.

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.

Extraction Worker Salary

The average yearly salary of an Extraction Worker ranges between $31,000 and $78,520. The median salary is $54,840.

Salary Ranges for Extraction Workers

How much do Extraction Workers make in each U.S. state?

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Arizona

$68,690

Alaska

$67,620

North Dakota

$61,350

Nevada

$59,270

Texas

$54,970

New Mexico

$53,890

Colorado

$52,260

District of Columbia

$51,580

West Virginia

$49,400

Kentucky

$47,980

Oklahoma

$47,570

Alabama

$46,380

Louisiana

$45,600

Maryland

$44,400

Illinois

$40,950

Missouri

$40,250

Ohio

$39,470

Tennessee

$37,140

Kansas

$32,450

Indiana

$29,600

Florida

$26,780

Where do Extraction Workers Work?

Extraction Worker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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