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Data in this report are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Current employment data are from the Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics, May 2021.

State employment projections are from Projections Central, Long-term Projections 2020-30, and State Labor Market Information offices.

National employment projections are from the Employment Projections, 2020-30.

Employment concentration data are from the Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics, May 2021.

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      Projected Employment for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in UNITED STATES

      National Employment Percent
      Change
      Projected
      Annual
      Job
      Openings*
      2021 2031
      United States 469,000 478,000 2% 48,600
      State Employment Percent
      Change
      Projected
      Annual
      Job
      Openings*
      2020 2030
      Texas 42,710 52,250 +22% 5,750
      California 44,000 49,900 +13% 5,340
      New York 29,840 36,300 +22% 3,990
      Florida 28,740 33,070 +15% 3,560
      Illinois 17,650 19,340 +10% 2,040
      Massachusetts 13,400 16,770 +25% 1,860
      Virginia 15,460 17,000 +10% 1,790
      North Carolina 14,690 16,630 +13% 1,780
      Pennsylvania 15,250 16,060 +5% 1,660
      Washington 11,540 13,480 +17% 1,660
      Colorado 11,270 14,710 +31% 1,580
      Arizona 10,410 13,540 +30% 1,520
      Michigan 12,560 13,560 +8% 1,420
      Ohio 12,760 13,320 +4% 1,370
      Maryland 11,380 12,580 +11% 1,330
      Minnesota 11,160 11,690 +5% 1,210
      Indiana 11,020 11,520 +5% 1,190
      Georgia 10,140 10,920 +8% 1,140
      Louisiana 9,020 10,320 +14% 1,110
      New Jersey 9,280 10,190 +10% 1,080
      Missouri 8,410 9,450 +12% 1,010
      Wisconsin 8,870 9,560 +8% 1,000
      Utah 5,430 7,930 +46% 930
      Tennessee 7,220 7,990 +11% 850
      Iowa 6,610 7,730 +17% 840
      Alabama 6,980 7,530 +8% 790
      Oklahoma 6,400 7,080 +11% 750
      Oregon 6,460 7,140 +11% 720
      Nevada 4,950 6,020 +22% 660
      South Carolina 5,900 6,290 +7% 660
      Connecticut 4,650 5,330 +15% 570
      Kentucky 5,150 5,400 +5% 560
      Nebraska 3,990 4,320 +8% 450
      Kansas 3,990 4,100 +3% 420
      Arkansas 3,570 3,770 +6% 390
      Montana 2,630 3,270 +24% 360
      Mississippi 3,050 3,300 +8% 350
      New Mexico 2,680 2,980 +11% 320
      Idaho 2,070 2,700 +30% 290
      Hawaii 2,580 2,680 +4% 280
      Maine 2,500 2,390 -4% 240
      New Hampshire 1,910 2,050 +7% 210
      North Dakota 1,560 1,920 +23% 210
      South Dakota 1,750 1,920 +10% 200
      Rhode Island 1,510 1,760 +17% 190
      Delaware 1,170 1,350 +15% 150
      Alaska 1,240 1,380 +11% 150
      West Virginia 1,210 1,260 +4% 130
      Puerto Rico 1,050 1,200 +14% 130
      District of Columbia 1,100 1,180 +7% 120
      Vermont 1,070 1,170 +9% 120
      Wyoming 890 1,040 +17% 110
      Guam 240 260 +8% 30
      Virgin Islands 160 90 -44% 10
      Northern Mariana Islands No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
      American Samoa No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available

      *Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.