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Top 10 Occupations for Fiscal Year 2012

Registered Apprenticeship has over 1,000 apprenticeable occupations across a variety of fields, but we're quite proud of our traditionally strong showing in the construction industry. Here are our Top 10 Occupations for the previous fiscal year, almost all of which are available in both Green industries and growing industries.

Top 10 Occupations for Fiscal Year 2012

Occupation Title

Active Apprentices

Electrician

36,742

Carpenter

15,479

Plumber

13,201

Pipe Fitter

8,586

Contruction Craft Laborer

7,947

Sheet Metal Worker

7,714

Roofer

5,479

Structural Steel/Ironworker

5,041

Painter

3,560

Pipe Fitter (Sprinkler Fitter)

3,266

DATA NOTE: The data in this table is from the Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Management Data System (RAPIDS). The system includes data for the 25 Office of Apprenticeship (OA) states and 8 of the 25 State Apprenticeship Agency (SAA) states.