Numbers of Production Occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 18,820
2006 17,850
2007 17,600
2008 17,060
2009 17,830
2010 16,440
2011 16,710
2012 15,970
2013 15,600
2014 15,740
2015 16,700
2016 17,270
2017 17,490
2018 16,920

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 1,230
2006 1,300
2007 1,450
2008 1,330
2009 1,190
2010 1,040
2011 1,150
2012 1,110
2013 1,100
2014 1,180
2015 1,290
2016 1,380
2017 1,350
2018 1,380

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 320
2006 360
2007 410
2008 410
2009 220
2010 240
2011 150
2012 180
2013 230
2014 260
2015 280
2016 230

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2008 70
2009 40
2010 30
2015 110
2016 120

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 80
2006 100
2007 170
2008 140
2009 140
2010 90
2011 90
2012 50
2013 60
2014 50

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 1,790
2006 1,310
2007 1,100
2008 1,000
2009 1,560
2010 1,700
2011 1,970
2012 1,630
2013 1,560
2014 1,610
2016 3,350

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 60
2006 100
2007 150
2009 410
2010 290
2011 250
2012 230
2013 250
2014 220
2015 230
2016 220

Bakers

Year Number
2005 980
2006 820
2007 770
2008 520
2009 530
2010 590
2011 530
2012 500
2013 560
2014 440
2015 510
2016 770
2017 910
2018 680

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2007 310
2008 300
2009 280
2010 200
2011 160
2012 160
2013 160
2014 180
2015 140
2016 220
2017 240
2018 310

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2008 350
2009 270
2010 170
2011 90
2012 60
2013 70
2014 60
2015 80
2016 80
2017 70
2018 70

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2007 30
2012 60

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2017 40
2018 80

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2007 360
2008 270
2009 310
2010 290
2013 200
2014 150
2015 260
2016 230
2017 280
2018 480

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 50

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 100
2008 170
2009 200

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 130
2007 110
2008 130
2009 130
2010 130
2011 150
2012 110
2013 90
2014 110
2015 90
2016 90
2017 80
2018 130

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2013 50
2014 40

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

Year Number
2005 30
2010 100

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

Year Number
2005 380
2006 360
2007 270
2008 160
2009 320
2010 330
2011 370
2012 250
2013 270
2014 280
2015 290
2016 200
2017 240
2018 230

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

Year Number
2015 90
2016 70
2017 60

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

Year Number
2005 30
2008 30
2012 50
2013 70
2014 40
2015 30
2017 30
2018 80

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 110
2007 140
2010 50
2011 60

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

Year Number
2005 40
2006 30

Machinists

Year Number
2005 520
2006 680
2007 670
2008 710
2009 990
2010 940
2011 960
2012 520
2013 490
2014 500
2015 500
2016 630
2017 580

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

Year Number
2008 100
2012 70
2013 130
2014 140
2015 120

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

Year Number
2006 210
2007 260
2008 230
2009 120
2010 60
2016 120
2017 90
2018 120

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 260
2006 190
2007 160
2015 100
2018 40

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 540
2006 750
2007 650
2008 460
2009 390
2010 370
2011 490
2012 360
2013 360
2014 290
2015 390
2016 490
2017 530
2018 460

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

Year Number
2007 200
2008 200

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

Year Number
2005 40

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

Year Number
2008 70
2009 50

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2011 30

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 90
2010 50
2011 50

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 260
2006 260
2007 170
2008 150
2009 150
2010 150
2011 140
2012 140
2013 170
2014 180
2015 180
2016 200
2017 170
2018 160

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 840
2006 880
2007 950
2008 870
2009 810
2010 590
2011 650
2012 600
2013 460
2014 500
2015 500
2016 620
2017 680
2018 650

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 26,060
2006 27,080
2007 18,090
2008 17,070
2009 18,060
2010 200
2011 170
2012 130
2013 70
2014 80
2015 120
2016 200

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 440
2006 520
2007 580
2008 820
2009 700
2010 570
2011 510
2012 380
2013 460
2014 450
2015 540
2016 560
2017 470
2018 470

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 270
2006 240
2007 210
2008 160
2009 110
2010 90
2011 110
2012 90
2013 70
2014 110
2016 100
2017 100
2018 60

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 350
2006 330
2007 220
2008 200
2009 190
2010 290
2011 310
2012 340
2013 210
2014 150
2015 200
2016 100
2017 180
2018 140

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2011 30
2012 40

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70

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

Year Number
2007 70

Upholsterers

Year Number
2008 60
2009 50
2010 60
2012 30

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 140

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 100
2006 80
2007 140
2008 210
2009 260
2010 180
2011 110
2012 90
2013 160
2014 140
2015 130
2016 100
2017 150
2018 260

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2006 70
2007 70
2008 50
2009 80
2010 90
2011 60
2014 90
2015 90
2016 110
2017 50
2018 40

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 60
2012 60
2013 30
2014 40
2017 50

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 230
2006 210
2007 180
2009 260
2010 150
2014 250
2015 160
2016 140
2017 120
2018 120

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 370
2006 350
2007 340
2008 320
2009 340
2010 330
2011 340
2012 300
2013 290
2014 310
2015 350
2016 370
2017 380
2018 320

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 290
2006 280
2007 330
2008 310
2009 330
2010 310
2011 280
2012 280
2013 330
2014 380
2015 370
2016 390
2017 360
2018 360

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2013 180
2014 290
2015 380
2016 360
2017 390
2018 360

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2010 40

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 30
2007 30
2008 40
2009 40
2010 30

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 240
2006 260
2007 280
2008 290
2009 260
2010 300
2011 150
2012 150
2013 120
2014 110
2015 90
2016 50
2017 90
2018 150

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

Year Number
2005 140
2007 220
2008 140
2009 120
2014 30
2015 60
2016 50
2017 50
2018 70

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 40
2008 60
2009 80
2010 90
2011 80
2012 70
2014 90
2017 50
2018 50

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 40
2006 70
2007 90
2009 50
2014 40
2015 50
2016 40
2017 210
2018 160

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 580
2006 680
2007 460
2008 510
2009 460
2010 540
2011 780
2012 940
2013 810
2014 680
2015 590
2016 640
2017 560
2018 680

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 40
2013 30
2014 30
2015 30

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 80
2006 90
2007 150
2008 140
2009 150
2010 240
2011 260
2012 250
2013 100
2014 110
2015 120
2016 120
2017 100
2018 120

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

Year Number
2005 90
2006 60
2007 40
2008 50
2009 50
2010 90
2012 90
2013 220
2014 270
2015 380
2016 510
2017 410
2018 470

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2007 80
2008 110
2009 50
2010 40
2011 70
2012 40
2013 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 510
2006 570
2007 770
2008 710
2009 750
2010 700
2011 970
2012 770
2013 870
2014 850
2015 1,150
2016 1,320
2017 1,270
2018 1,280

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 40
2017 30
2018 60

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 70
2009 90
2010 50
2011 40
2013 130
2017 60
2018 40

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2010 50
2011 60
2012 70

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2006 100
2009 170
2010 180
2014 80
2015 130
2016 110
2017 110

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 460
2006 530
2007 500
2008 550
2009 660
2010 850
2011 820
2012 530
2013 550
2014 620
2015 610
2016 340
2017 440
2018 510

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

Year Number
2005 210
2007 60
2008 230
2009 370
2010 460
2011 370
2012 260
2013 180
2014 50
2015 150
2016 160
2017 170
2018 60

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 80
2006 60
2007 40
2009 50
2011 40
2012 30
2016 60
2017 70
2018 50

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2007 80
2008 110
2009 120
2010 100
2011 90
2012 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 40,230
2006 180
2007 170
2008 160
2009 380
2010 330
2011 310
2013 80
2014 60
2015 60
2016 40
2017 40

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 70
2008 60
2009 60
2011 70
2012 60

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 60
2007 70
2010 70
2012 120
2014 120
2015 40
2016 30

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 630
2006 630
2007 600
2008 480
2009 500
2010 400
2011 430
2012 390
2013 350
2014 470
2015 510
2016 450
2017 340
2018 350

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 730
2006 960
2007 810
2008 670
2009 510
2010 440
2011 370
2012 370
2013 400
2014 410
2015 340
2016 350
2017 380
2018 340

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 80
2013 80
2014 110
2015 110
2016 70
2017 140
2018 230