Number of dredge operators employed in 2006: 2,000
Projected Number of dredge operators that will be employed in 2016: 2,120
The numbers of positions for dredge operators is expected to increase by 6% between 2006 and 2016.
*Some careers have been clustered with closely related occupations for some statistics.
**Employment projections are derived from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Projections and Training Data, 2006-07 Edition