17 - Construction - Special Trade Contractors
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
17Construction - Special Trade Contractors751,995
1711Plumbing, Heating, Air-conditioning167,104
171100Plumbing, heating, air-conditioning23,366
17110000Plumbing, heating, air-conditioning23,366
171101Boiler and furnace contractors3,530
17110100Boiler and furnace contractors313
17110101Boiler maintenance contractor142
17110102Boiler setting contractor33
17110103Heating systems repair and maintenance2,928
17110104Hydronics heating contractor114
171102Plumbing contractors61,189
17110200Plumbing contractors58,978
17110201Septic system construction2,211
171103Sprinkler contractors4,477
17110300Sprinkler contractors1,545
17110301Fire sprinkler system installation1,688
17110302Irrigation sprinkler system installation1,244
171104Heating and air conditioning contractors70,614
17110400Heating and air conditioning contractors28,875
17110401Mechanical contractor12,275
17110402Process piping contractor143
17110403Solar energy contractor2,246
17110404Ventilation and duct work contractor648
17110405Warm air heating and air conditioning contractor26,427
171199Plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, nec3,928
17119901Refrigeration contractor3,928
1721Painting and Paper Hanging83,903
172100Painting and paper hanging69,519
17210000Painting and paper hanging69,519
172101Residential painting7,503
17210100Residential painting5,290
17210101Exterior residential painting contractor1,059
17210102Interior residential painting contractor1,154
172102Commercial painting4,023
17210200Commercial painting2,812
17210201Exterior commercial painting contractor745
17210202Interior commercial painting contractor466
172103Industrial painting1,568
17210300Industrial painting551
17210301Aircraft painting100
17210302Bridge painting43
17210303Pavement marking contractor842
17210304Ship painting32
172104Wallcovering contractors1,290
17210400Wallcovering contractors1,047
17210401Commercial wallcovering contractor119
17210402Residential wallcovering contractor124
1731Electrical Work111,512
173100Electrical work70,056
17310000Electrical work70,056
173101Electric power systems contractors1,068
17310100Electric power systems contractors915
17310101Cogeneration specialization19
17310102Computer power conditioning28
17310103Standby or emergency power specialization70
17310104Switchgear and related devices installation36
173102Electronic controls installation2,159
17310200Electronic controls installation909
17310201Computerized controls installation134
17310202Energy management controls962
17310203Environmental system control installation154
173103Communications specialization9,977
17310300Communications specialization1,523
17310301Cable television installation448
17310302Fiber optic cable installation705
17310303Sound equipment specialization5,065
17310304Telephone and telephone equipment installation1,504
17310305Voice, data, and video wiring contractor732
173104Safety and security specialization4,083
17310400Safety and security specialization1,274
17310401Access control systems specialization250
17310402Closed circuit television installation121
17310403Fire detection and burglar alarm systems specialization2,438
173199Electrical work, nec24,169
17319901Banking machine installation and service90
17319902Computer installation496
17319903General electrical contractor22,840
17319904Lighting contractor743
1741Masonry and Other Stonework21,385
174100Masonry and other stonework17,332
17410000Masonry and other stonework17,332
174101Foundation and retaining wall construction750
17410100Foundation and retaining wall construction176
17410101Foundation building403
17410102Retaining wall construction171
174199Masonry and other stonework, nec3,303
17419901Bricklaying609
17419902Chimney construction and maintenance393
17419903Concrete block masonry laying454
17419904Drain tile installation58
17419905Marble masonry, exterior construction121
17419906Refractory or acid brick masonry136
17419907Stone masonry759
17419908Tuckpointing or restoration731
17419909Unit paver installation42
1742Plastering, Drywall, and Insulation27,616
174200Plastering, drywall, and insulation3,347
17420000Plastering, drywall, and insulation3,347
174201Plaster and drywall work17,988
17420100Plaster and drywall work547
17420101Drywall14,600
17420102Fresco work3
17420103Mantel work9
17420104Plastering, plain or ornamental2,308
17420105Stucco work, interior521
174202Acoustical and insulation work6,281
17420200Acoustical and insulation work509
17420201Acoustical and ceiling work1,420
17420202Exterior insulation and finish (EIFS) applicator78
17420203Insulation, buildings4,214
17420204Solar reflecting insulation film60
1743Terrazzo, Tile, Marble, Mosaic Work19,925
174300Terrazzo, tile, marble and mossaic work1,962
17430000Terrazzo, tile, marble and mosaic work1,962
174399Terrazzo, tile, marble, mosaic work, nec17,963
17439901Marble installation, interior570
17439902Mosaic work350
17439903Terrazzo work103
17439904Tile installation, ceramic16,940
1751Carpentry Work42,915
175100Carpentry work23,392
17510000Carpentry work23,392
175101Cabinet and finish carpentry7,206
17510100Cabinet and finish carpentry3,355
17510101Cabinet building and installation2,565
17510102Finish and trim carpentry1,286
175102Window and door installation and erection8,384
17510200Window and door installation and erection1,893
17510201Garage door, installation or erection5,092
17510202Window and door (prefabricated) installation1,399
175199Carpentry work, nec3,933
17519901Framing contractor3,681
17519902Lightweight steel framing (metal stud) installation133
17519903Ship joinery12
17519904Store fixture installation107
1752Floor Laying and Floor Work, Nec16,174
175200Floor laying and floor work, nec10,605
17520000Floor laying and floor work, nec10,605
175299Floor laying and floor work, nec, nec5,569
17529901Access flooring system installation416
17529902Asphalt tile installation92
17529903Carpet laying2,395
17529904Ceramic floor tile installation491
17529905Linoleum installation35
17529906Resilient floor laying54
17529907Vinyl floor tile and sheet installation181
17529908Wood floor installation and refinishing1,905
1761Roofing, Siding, and Sheetmetal Work50,020
176100Roofing, siding, and sheetmetal work7,408
17610000Roofing, siding, and sheetmetal work7,408
176101Roofing and gutter work35,683
17610100Roofing and gutter work799
17610101Gutter and downspout contractor5,185
17610102Roof repair2,432
17610103Roofing contractor27,097
17610104Skylight installation170
176199Roofing, siding, and sheetmetal work, nec6,929
17619901Architectural sheet metal work205
17619902Ceilings, metal: erection and repair111
17619903Sheet metal work, nec2,646
17619904Siding contractor3,949
17619905Chute installation (linen, mail, trash, etc.)18
1771Concrete Work38,779
177100Concrete work29,088
17710000Concrete work29,088
177101Stucco, gunite, and grouting contractors789
17710100Stucco, gunite, and grouting contractors168
17710101Exterior concrete stucco contractor420
17710102Grouting work75
17710103Gunite contractor126
177102Curb and sidewalk contractors464
17710200Curb and sidewalk contractors141
17710201Curb construction218
17710202Sidewalk contractor105
177103Driveway, parking lot, and blacktop contractors3,951
17710300Driveway, parking lot, and blacktop contractors400
17710301Blacktop (asphalt) work2,796
17710302Driveway contractor557
17710303Parking lot construction198
177199Concrete work, nec4,487
17719901Concrete pumping1,358
17719902Concrete repair464
17719903Flooring contractor1,585
17719904Foundation and footing contractor804
17719905Patio construction, concrete276
1781Water Well Drilling5,932
178100Water well drilling5,423
17810000Water well drilling5,423
178199Water well drilling, nec509
17819901Geothermal drilling125
17819902Servicing, water wells384
1791Structural Steel Erection4,541
179100Structural steel erection2,516
17910000Structural steel erection2,516
179199Structural steel erection, nec2,025
17919901Building front installation, metal94
17919902Concrete reinforcement, placing of166
17919903Elevator front installation, metal23
17919904Exterior wall system installation63
17919905Iron work, structural1,392
17919906Metal lath and furring23
17919907Precast concrete structural framing or panels, placing of129
17919908Smoke stacks, steel: installation and maintenance10
17919909Storage tanks, metal: erection125
1793Glass and Glazing Work4,846
179300Glass and glazing work4,846
17930000Glass and glazing work4,846
1794Excavation Work33,157
179400Excavation work29,013
17940000Excavation work29,013
179499Excavation work, nec4,144
17949901Excavation and grading, building construction4,144
1795Wrecking and Demolition Work3,529
179500Wrecking and demolition work1,676
17950000Wrecking and demolition work1,676
179599Wrecking and demolition work, nec1,853
17959901Concrete breaking for streets and highways149
17959902Demolition, buildings and other structures1,667
17959903Dismantling steel oil tanks37
1796Installing Building Equipment2,607
179600Installing building equipment899
17960000Installing building equipment899
179699Installing building equipment, nec1,708
17969901Elevator installation and conversion448
17969902Machine moving and rigging283
17969903Machinery dismantling27
17969904Machinery installation356
17969905Millwright358
17969906Pollution control equipment installation40
17969907Power generating equipment installation196
1799Special Trade Contractors, Nec118,050
179900Special trade contractors, nec58,045
17990000Special trade contractors, nec58,045
179901Athletic and recreation facilities construction9,527
17990100Athletic and recreation facilities construction1,604
17990101Bowling alley installation82
17990102Court construction, indoor athletic45
17990103Playground construction and equipment installation315
17990104Spa or hot tub installation or construction184
17990105Swimming pool construction7,297
179902Coating, caulking, and weather, water, and fireproofing4,919
17990200Coating, caulking, and weather, water, and fireproofing915
17990201Caulking (construction)402
17990202Coating of concrete structures with plastic99
17990203Coating of metal structures at construction site148
17990204Corrosion control installation165
17990205Dampproofing19
17990206Fireproofing buildings214
17990207Glazing of concrete surfaces76
17990208Insulation of pipes and boilers293
17990209Waterproofing2,523
17990210Weather stripping65
179903Service station equipment729
17990300Service station equipment84
17990301Gasoline pump installation105
17990302Service station equipment installation, maint., and repair540
179904Rigging and scaffolding972
17990400Rigging and scaffolding643
17990401Rigging, theatrical38
17990402Scaffolding291
179905Exterior cleaning, including sandblasting5,298
17990500Exterior cleaning, including sandblasting799
17990501Cleaning building exteriors, nec2,232
17990502Cleaning new buildings after construction398
17990503Construction site cleanup635
17990504Sandblasting of building exteriors895
17990505Shore cleaning and maintenance30
17990506Steam cleaning of building exteriors309
179906Home/office interiors finishing, furnishing and remodeling14,229
17990600Home/office interiors finishing, furnishing and remodeling2,405
17990601Bathtub refinishing520
17990602Closet organizers, installation and design901
17990603Counter top installation4,064
17990604Demountable partition installation69
17990605Drapery track installation100
17990606Kitchen and bathroom remodeling3,324
17990607Office furniture installation689
17990608Paint and wallpaper stripping214
17990609Plastic wall tile installation18
17990610Window treatment installation1,044
17990611Appliance installation382
17990612Prefabricated fireplace installation94
17990613Kitchen cabinet installation405
179907Parking facility equipment and maintenance836
17990700Parking facility equipment and maintenance109
17990701Parking facility equipment installation26
17990702Parking lot maintenance701
179908Decontamination services1,776
17990800Decontamination services476
17990801Asbestos removal and encapsulation1,265
17990802Lead burning35
179909Building site preparation909
17990900Building site preparation528
17990901Boring for building construction143
17990902Mobile home site set up and tie down184
17990903Shoring and underpinning work54
179999Special trade contractors, nec, nec20,810
17999901Antenna installation557
17999902Artificial turf installation122
17999903Awning installation204
17999904Building mover, including houses641
17999905Cable splicing service139
17999906Core drilling and cutting374
17999907Dewatering93
17999908Diamond drilling and sawing113
17999909Dock equipment installation, industrial77
17999910Epoxy application74
17999911Erection and dismantling of forms for poured concrete105
17999912Fence construction9,084
17999913Fiberglass work245
17999914Fire escape installation22
17999915Float (parade) construction12
17999916Food service equipment installation127
17999917Fountain installation54
17999918Gas leakage detection50
17999919Gas system installation, medical38
17999920Glass tinting, architectural or automotive1,322
17999921Grave excavation86
17999922Hydraulic equipment, installation and service253
17999923Lightning conductor erection67
17999924Ornamental metal work652
17999925Petroleum storage tanks, pumping and draining121
17999926Post disaster renovations681
17999927Posthole digging39
17999928Service and repair of broadcasting stations57
17999929Sign installation and maintenance571
17999930Steeple jacks14
17999931Tower bell installation and repair25
17999932Welding on site3,254
17999933Screening contractor: window, door, etc.279
17999934Prop, set or scenery construction, theatrical100
17999935Petroleum storage tank installation, underground108
17999936Nuclear power refueling20
17999937Central vacuum cleaning system installation72
17999938Safe or vault installation40
17999939Airwave shielding installation for computer rooms, etc.37
17999940Building board-up contractor663
17999941Protective lining installation, underground (sewage, etc.)90
17999942Target systems installation7
17999943Renovation of aircraft interiors63
17999944Flag pole erection15
17999945Spraying contractor, non-agricultural43