U.S. jobs supported annually by the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), by industry

Industry Jobs
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 2,393
Oil and gas extraction 652
Mining (excl. oil and gas) 2,353
Utilities 3,018
Construction 175,501
Manufacturing  174,628
Food 383
Beverage and tobacco product 73
Textile mills and textile product mills 827
Apparel, leather and allied products 304
Wood products 5,119
Paper products 1,499
Printing and related support activities 1,296
Petroleum and coal products 793
Chemical manufacturing 2,704
Plastics and rubber products 8,416
Nonmetallic mineral product 7,741
Primary metal 7,166
Architectural and structural products; boiler, tank, and shipping containers 8,179
Other fabricated metal products 14,861
Agricultural, construction, commercial and service, and metalworking machinery 1,356
Engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment  439
HVAC and misc. industrial machinery 6,134
Computer and peripheral equipment 127
Communications and audio and video equipment 254
Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments 1,031
Semiconductor and other electronic components; reproducing magnetic and optical media  2,615
Household appliances 761
Other electrical equipment, appliances, and components 46,144
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts 24,927
Aerospace products and parts 4,127
Railroad, ship, and other transportation equipment 11,060
Furniture and related products 2,239
Miscellaneous manufacturing 14,053
Wholesale trade 24,133
Retail trade 17,862
Transit and ground passenger transportation 99,474
Other transportation and warehousing 39,184
Information 12,747
Finance and insurance 11,766
Real estate, rental and leasing 6,157
Professional, scientific, and technical services 45,922
Management of companies and enterprises 10,392
Employment support services and building services 31,100
Waste management and remediation and other administrative and support services 33,339
Educational services 998
Health care and social assistance 674
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 5,876
Accommodation and food services 9,502
Other private services 5,555
Public administration 59,221
Total 772,445

Source: EPI analysis of White House,  “Fact Sheet: Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal,” July 28, 2021; and “Updated Fact Sheet: Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act,” August 2, 2021; and Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Requirements Matrix (Excel spreadsheets), last modified June 10, 2020.

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