Numbers of Production Occupations in Altoona, PA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 6,450
2006 6,480
2007 5,420
2008 5,020
2009 5,220
2010 4,860
2011 4,730
2012 4,960
2013 4,950
2014 5,580
2015 5,220
2016 4,730
2017 4,140
2018 4,620

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 400
2006 400
2007 290
2008 310
2009 330
2010 330
2011 300
2012 330
2013 360
2014 420
2015 410
2016 310
2017 270
2018 320

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2008 90
2009 90
2015 200
2016 160

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2006 50
2013 40
2016 30
2017 30
2018 40

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2007 810
2008 370
2009 440
2010 380
2011 490
2012 550
2013 500
2014 380
2015 300
2016 400

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2013 60

Bakers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 90
2007 130
2008 80
2009 100
2010 90
2011 120
2012 90
2013 100
2014 50
2015 50
2017 170
2018 110

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 100
2008 90
2009 110
2010 100
2011 110
2012 80
2013 70
2014 60
2015 60
2016 60
2017 50
2018 50

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2007 70
2008 50
2011 210
2012 90
2013 80
2014 140
2015 210
2016 200
2017 110
2018 60

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 50

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2010 30
2011 30
2012 30
2013 40
2014 60
2016 50
2017 60
2018 60

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

Year Number
2013 40
2014 30

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2008 40
2009 100
2010 110
2011 110
2012 50
2014 50
2015 80
2016 90
2017 100
2018 90

Machinists

Year Number
2005 110
2006 110
2007 100
2008 170
2009 140
2010 120
2011 250
2012 280
2013 240
2014 200
2015 190
2016 170
2017 120
2018 150

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50

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

Year Number
2013 50
2014 40
2015 40

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 50
2008 40
2013 40
2014 60
2015 60
2016 30

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130
2007 80
2008 90
2009 90
2010 70
2011 60
2012 70
2013 130
2014 270
2015 260
2016 180
2017 130
2018 160

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 190
2007 60
2015 30
2016 30

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 310
2006 270
2007 150
2008 110
2010 150
2011 170
2012 250
2013 300
2014 360
2015 280
2016 170
2017 150
2018 140

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2007 60
2009 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 90
2006 80
2007 110
2008 110
2009 130
2010 120
2011 130
2012 120
2013 140
2014 140
2015 120
2016 110
2017 110

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 150
2008 110
2009 100
2012 230
2018 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2006 40
2018 50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2008 30
2009 30

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2007 90
2008 70
2009 50
2010 50
2011 40
2012 40
2014 40
2017 50

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2006 60
2007 60
2008 60
2009 40
2010 40
2012 50
2013 60
2014 40
2015 30
2017 30
2018 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 110
2008 120
2009 80
2010 70
2011 60
2012 60
2013 50
2016 60
2017 30

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2014 30

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

Year Number
2011 30
2012 30
2013 40
2017 60

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

Year Number
2015 100
2016 100

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 180
2007 160
2008 150
2009 100
2010 110
2011 130
2012 160
2013 160
2014 70
2015 60
2016 70
2017 80
2018 80

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 140
2006 130
2007 120
2008 70
2009 60
2010 60
2011 120
2012 130
2013 70
2014 40
2017 40
2018 40

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

Year Number
2007 30
2013 100
2014 50
2015 50
2016 40
2017 40

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

Year Number
2006 110
2007 100
2008 90

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 280
2006 250
2007 150
2008 160
2009 190
2010 180
2011 200
2012 150
2013 120
2014 130
2015 150
2016 130
2017 130
2018 170

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2006 40
2007 50
2008 60
2010 60
2012 40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 310
2008 260
2009 290
2010 320
2011 420
2012 280
2013 260
2014 230
2015 250
2016 250
2017 190

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

Year Number
2006 40
2007 70
2008 80
2009 70
2010 40
2013 80
2014 80
2015 60
2016 40
2017 40
2018 30

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2016 30

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2010 50
2011 50
2012 50

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 30
2008 40

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2017 30
2018 130

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 840
2006 690
2007 610
2008 770
2009 630
2010 690
2011 110
2012 330
2013 220
2014 310
2015 360
2016 500
2017 540
2018 510

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 230
2006 260
2007 330
2008 300
2009 330
2010 310
2011 310
2012 220
2013 210
2014 270
2015 230
2016 230
2017 280
2018 240

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2016 30