There are currently an estimated 27,700 plasterers in the United States. The plasterer job market is expected to grow by 4.0% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are plasterers?

CareerExplorer rates plasterers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,700 plasterers. That number is based on 1,100 additional plasterers, and the retirement of 5,600 existing plasterers.

What’s the supply of plasterers?

The plasterer industry is concentrated in California, Florida, Texas

Plasterer job market by state

State Name Employed Plasterers
California 8,270
Florida 2,540
Texas 1,990
Arizona 1,860
Nevada 1,450
New York 730
New Mexico 530
Colorado 510
Minnesota 430
Utah 410
Massachusetts 340
Missouri 330
Washington 300
Wisconsin 290
New Jersey 270
Pennsylvania 230
Hawaii 220
Kansas 210
Michigan 210
Louisiana 200
Illinois 200
Ohio 190
Alabama 140
Georgia 110
Mississippi 100
Virginia 100
Indiana 90
District of Columbia 70