Numbers of Production Occupations in Abilene, TX

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 2,850
2006 3,500
2007 2,920
2008 2,550
2009 2,100
2010 1,970
2011 1,990
2012 2,120
2013 2,260
2014 2,250
2015 2,390
2016 2,390
2017 2,420
2018 2,260

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 270
2006 300
2007 210
2008 210
2009 170
2010 150
2011 150
2012 160
2013 190
2014 160
2015 160
2016 120
2017 160
2018 210

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2010 40
2016 70
2017 40
2018 100

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 300
2006 320
2007 320
2008 140
2009 30
2011 70
2012 70
2013 70
2014 50
2015 50
2016 70

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 40
2006 60
2007 80
2008 70
2009 50
2010 60
2012 60
2013 40
2015 120
2016 80

Bakers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 60
2007 40
2008 40
2009 30
2014 40
2015 220
2016 260
2017 270
2018 70

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 30
2008 30
2009 30
2010 40
2011 30
2012 40
2016 60
2017 50
2018 60

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2008 50
2010 50

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 80
2007 60
2011 40
2016 30
2017 30
2018 40

Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla

Year Number
2005 60
2007 40

Machinists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 100
2007 130
2008 100
2009 60
2011 30
2012 80
2013 60
2014 90
2015 80
2016 60
2017 60
2018 70

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2010 30
2011 40

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 200
2006 330
2007 360
2008 440
2009 300
2010 230
2011 260
2012 390
2013 400
2014 530
2015 380
2016 360
2017 280
2018 270

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2011 30
2017 40
2018 60

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 190
2006 230
2007 230
2008 200
2009 170
2010 170
2011 180
2012 180
2013 120
2014 130
2015 210
2016 230
2017 260
2018 150

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 60
2008 60
2009 70
2010 60
2014 70
2015 50
2016 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 30
2011 30
2012 50
2013 40
2014 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2008 50
2010 30
2011 30
2012 60
2013 60
2014 70
2015 60
2016 60
2017 60
2018 90

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2008 30

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 110
2006 110
2007 60
2016 90

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2015 40

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 80
2008 40
2009 40
2010 50
2011 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 90
2006 80
2007 40
2008 40
2009 40
2010 40
2011 50
2012 60
2013 120
2014 110
2015 110
2016 90
2017 130
2018 130

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 180
2006 280
2007 160
2008 90
2009 130
2010 170
2011 160
2012 90
2013 50
2018 60

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40
2015 60
2016 30
2017 40
2018 50

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2009 30
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2018 60

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2010 40
2011 30

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 100
2006 320
2007 260
2008 300
2009 160
2010 80
2011 80
2012 70
2013 110
2014 130
2015 150
2016 150
2017 130
2018 90