Numbers of Production Occupations in Akron, OH

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 35,330
2006 36,120
2007 35,280
2008 32,830
2009 28,040
2010 25,870
2011 27,450
2012 26,000
2013 26,250
2014 26,490
2015 27,310
2016 27,060
2017 25,750
2018 25,670

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 2,840
2006 2,680
2007 2,570
2008 2,410
2009 1,940
2010 1,820
2011 1,870
2012 1,760
2013 1,650
2014 1,590
2015 1,660
2016 1,870
2017 1,840
2018 1,950

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2005 90
2017 90
2018 80

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 280
2006 230
2007 490
2008 530
2009 570
2010 390
2011 550
2012 630
2013 620
2014 520
2015 430
2016 470

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2007 70
2008 70
2009 90
2010 70
2011 180
2012 260
2013 190
2014 110
2015 120
2016 110

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2007 160
2008 250
2009 230
2010 240
2011 80
2012 50
2015 130
2016 180
2017 190
2018 210

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 250
2006 160
2007 130
2008 190
2009 130
2010 150
2011 140
2012 140
2013 110
2014 140
2015 130
2016 220
2017 210
2018 230

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 5,430
2006 5,810
2007 4,660
2008 3,330
2009 2,000
2010 2,610
2011 2,840
2012 2,740
2013 2,490
2014 2,150
2015 1,780
2016 1,250

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2006 620
2007 940
2008 1,030
2009 1,740
2012 550
2013 470
2014 770
2015 1,310
2016 1,710

Bakers

Year Number
2005 440
2006 350
2007 400
2008 280
2009 290
2010 290
2011 330
2012 390
2013 360
2014 440
2015 410
2016 460
2017 420
2018 430

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 320
2006 330
2007 300
2008 290
2009 290
2010 240
2011 270
2012 290
2013 360
2014 330
2015 270
2016 200
2017 220
2018 220

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2006 80

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2007 260
2008 100
2009 100
2010 110
2011 80
2012 110
2013 160
2014 170
2015 160
2016 160
2017 120
2018 100

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 30
2016 70

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 530
2006 700
2007 880
2008 560
2009 560

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 930
2006 950
2007 540
2008 860
2009 550
2010 790
2011 890
2012 1,110
2013 1,250
2014 1,090
2015 1,200
2016 1,030
2017 820
2018 810

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 90
2006 90
2007 50
2008 60
2009 40
2010 70
2011 90
2012 160
2013 170
2014 160
2015 180
2016 140
2017 160
2018 110

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 790
2006 780
2007 560
2008 660
2009 700
2010 660
2011 640
2012 500
2013 480
2014 530
2015 610
2016 640
2017 720
2018 810

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 350
2006 130
2007 70
2008 50
2009 110
2010 140
2011 140
2012 130
2013 110
2014 100
2017 40

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 50
2006 60
2016 70
2017 90

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

Year Number
2005 1,640
2006 1,410
2007 1,060
2008 1,100
2009 1,020
2010 800
2011 790
2012 840
2013 1,050
2014 1,270
2015 1,100
2016 880
2017 830
2018 870

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 460
2006 630
2007 400
2008 190
2009 60
2010 70
2011 100
2012 130
2013 160
2014 110
2015 70
2016 80
2018 200

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

Year Number
2005 740
2006 720
2007 600
2008 570
2009 460
2010 330
2011 380
2012 420
2013 470
2014 480
2015 650
2016 690
2017 630
2018 460

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 260
2006 340
2007 460
2008 380
2009 300
2010 250
2011 170
2012 190
2013 270
2014 230
2015 180
2016 160
2017 120
2018 130

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 140
2007 290
2008 270
2009 200
2010 160
2011 250
2012 290
2013 300
2014 230
2015 130
2016 120
2017 120

Machinists

Year Number
2005 2,030
2006 2,390
2007 2,540
2008 2,870
2009 2,180
2010 1,910
2011 1,840
2012 1,580
2013 1,600
2014 1,750
2015 1,580
2016 1,600
2017 1,620
2018 1,840

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 60
2007 50
2008 60
2009 60
2012 190
2013 70
2014 100
2015 60
2016 70
2017 50
2018 80

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2007 90
2008 60
2010 60
2011 50
2012 60
2013 30

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2011 40
2012 40
2014 50

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 60
2006 30
2007 50
2008 30
2009 30
2010 50
2011 100
2012 80
2013 80
2014 70
2015 70
2016 60
2017 50
2018 60

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2006 100
2007 180
2008 180
2009 110
2010 110
2011 90
2012 80
2013 30
2014 70
2015 90
2016 160
2017 200
2018 310

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

Year Number
2005 1,300
2006 1,810
2007 1,510
2008 1,480
2009 1,080
2010 730
2011 590
2012 670
2013 900
2014 1,020
2015 1,450
2016 1,430
2017 1,400
2018 1,000

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 320
2006 440
2007 380
2008 310
2009 210
2010 340
2011 400
2013 800
2014 850
2015 460
2016 450
2017 510
2018 510

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 990
2006 840
2007 680
2008 490
2009 360
2010 240
2011 300
2012 390
2013 340
2014 370
2015 290
2016 270
2017 210
2018 170

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 1,280
2006 1,260
2007 1,140
2008 1,180
2009 950
2010 820
2011 870
2012 820
2013 880
2014 830
2015 1,000
2016 1,210
2017 1,060
2018 820

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 180
2006 200
2007 350
2008 310
2009 170
2010 160
2011 160
2012 200
2013 190
2014 210
2015 200
2016 190
2017 130
2018 140

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 90
2006 100
2007 90
2011 70
2012 120
2013 140
2014 110
2015 80
2016 40

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2009 30

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 170
2006 120
2007 80
2008 80
2009 70
2010 120
2011 150
2012 160
2013 50
2014 50
2016 100
2017 230
2018 280

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 110
2006 130
2007 100
2008 110
2009 110
2010 80
2011 80
2012 70
2013 70
2014 50
2015 40
2017 80

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 210
2007 330
2008 290
2009 250
2013 30
2014 40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 220
2006 270
2007 250
2008 270
2009 150
2010 80
2011 60
2012 80
2013 100
2014 120
2015 130
2016 100
2017 100
2018 100

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 400
2006 600
2007 860
2008 960
2009 810
2010 840
2011 780
2012 750
2013 670
2014 630
2015 580
2016 600
2017 600
2018 630

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 100,220
2006 220,190
2007 240,160
2008 280
2009 170
2010 130
2011 120
2012 110
2013 160
2014 210
2015 270
2016 340
2017 310
2018 270

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 730
2006 580
2007 480
2008 340
2009 280
2010 300
2011 310
2012 300
2013 320
2014 340
2015 350
2016 440
2017 540
2018 640

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 110
2006 140
2011 80
2012 110
2014 120
2018 50

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 450
2008 230
2009 240
2010 170
2011 370
2012 340
2013 280
2014 210
2015 180
2016 90
2017 90
2018 200

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2008 40
2009 30

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

Year Number
2017 80
2018 80

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 180
2015 30

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 90
2006 40
2007 80
2008 100
2009 80
2010 40
2011 90
2012 100
2013 80
2014 120
2017 150
2018 210

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2015 40
2016 40

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2007 50
2013 50
2014 100
2015 100
2016 100
2017 60

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2012 170
2013 180
2014 190
2015 190
2016 160
2017 240
2018 240

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 80
2008 60
2009 70
2010 50
2011 60
2012 80
2013 80
2014 70
2015 40
2016 40
2017 40
2018 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 190
2006 220
2007 250
2008 250
2009 260
2010 240
2011 250
2012 210
2013 220
2014 180
2015 220
2016 220
2017 220

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2007 150
2008 170
2009 120
2010 80
2014 220
2016 80

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2011 50
2012 70
2013 60
2014 40
2015 30
2018 50

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2008 40

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 230
2006 250
2007 200
2008 100
2009 110
2010 200
2011 190
2012 170
2013 110
2014 90
2016 390
2017 390
2018 180

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Te

Year Number
2007 30
2016 40
2017 40
2018 70

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2009 70
2011 130
2012 60
2013 90
2014 40
2015 100
2016 80
2017 80
2018 60

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 140
2006 180
2007 170
2008 190
2009 140
2010 90
2013 30
2015 90
2016 80
2017 130

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 830
2006 780
2007 750
2008 910
2009 860
2010 580
2011 700
2012 610
2013 800
2014 890
2015 1,000
2016 1,110
2017 800
2018 1,000

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 50
2006 120
2007 120
2008 140
2009 120
2010 80
2011 60
2012 90
2013 80
2014 70

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 320
2007 320
2008 150
2009 130
2010 150
2011 200
2012 190
2013 210
2014 180
2015 300
2016 250
2017 220

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

Year Number
2005 440
2006 530
2007 750
2008 820
2009 670
2010 590
2011 480
2012 420
2013 840
2014 860
2015 890
2016 380
2017 670
2018 760

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 30
2015 50
2016 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 1,910
2006 1,730
2007 1,650
2008 1,330
2009 1,250
2010 1,140
2011 1,400
2012 1,470
2013 1,600
2014 1,450
2015 1,530
2016 1,700
2017 1,580
2018 1,590

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 310
2006 250
2007 140
2008 120
2009 80
2010 80
2011 100
2012 120
2013 120
2014 120
2015 130
2016 130
2017 300
2018 250

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2006 120
2007 120
2016 50
2018 40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,000
2006 760
2007 950
2008 940
2009 990
2010 800
2011 700
2012 860
2013 1,150
2014 1,150
2015 860
2016 580
2017 560
2018 360

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

Year Number
2005 570
2006 680
2007 580
2008 510
2009 320
2010 280
2011 250
2012 330
2013 550
2014 670
2015 470
2018 190

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 70
2007 70
2008 100
2009 90
2010 90
2011 100
2012 120
2013 110
2014 70
2015 90
2016 110
2017 100
2018 50

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 30
2008 70
2009 140
2010 140
2011 100
2012 50
2016 30

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 100
2006 230
2007 30,200
2008 200
2009 110
2010 200
2011 190
2012 80
2013 100
2014 70
2015 70
2016 60

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40
2017 50
2018 40

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 40
2008 40
2009 40
2010 80
2011 90
2012 100
2013 80
2014 50

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2006 40

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 50
2007 30
2011 120
2012 160
2014 70
2015 110

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 360
2007 360
2008 410
2009 370
2010 360
2011 310
2012 190
2016 250
2017 290
2018 250

Tire Builders

Year Number
2005 290
2006 210

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 1,600
2006 1,280
2007 1,890
2008 1,780
2009 1,840
2010 1,590
2011 1,910
2012 1,640
2013 900
2014 820
2015 840
2016 920
2017 850
2018 670

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 200
2013 150
2014 390
2015 680
2016 810
2017 710
2018 800