Numbers of Production Occupations in Arkansas

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 164,300
2002 160,940
2003 158,550
2004 156,160
2005 156,660
2006 152,190
2007 141,890
2008 137,160
2009 124,580
2010 115,650
2011 115,400
2012 113,920
2013 110,280
2014 112,550
2015 113,950
2016 116,110
2017 114,500
2018 118,630

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2001 9,480
2002 8,890
2003 8,580
2004 8,120
2005 7,810
2006 7,800
2007 7,200
2008 7,190
2009 6,740
2010 6,500
2011 6,990
2012 7,170
2013 7,250
2014 7,600
2015 8,030
2016 8,400
2017 8,320
2018 8,820

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2001 760
2002 910
2003 910
2007 680
2008 110
2009 90
2011 160
2013 180
2016 430

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2001 1,050
2002 930
2003 1,150
2004 1,030
2005 920
2006 900
2007 780
2008 570
2009 540
2010 440
2011 420
2012 340
2013 220
2014 350
2015 550
2016 500
2017 340
2018 390

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2001 2,530
2002 3,070
2003 3,650
2004 2,840
2005 1,880
2006 1,410
2007 1,140
2008 1,010
2009 740
2010 760
2011 740
2012 620
2013 460
2014 820
2015 980
2016 1,100

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2001 420
2002 220
2003 260
2004 230
2005 90
2007 140
2008 140
2009 150
2010 200
2011 360
2012 470
2015 50
2016 50

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2001 620
2002 440
2003 440
2004 340
2005 500
2006 470
2007 600
2008 300
2009 260
2010 480
2011 470
2012 400
2016 200
2017 70
2018 90

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2001 1,430
2002 1,260
2003 840
2004 1,060
2005 940
2006 1,060
2007 1,140
2008 1,430
2009 1,210
2010 940
2011 820
2012 810
2013 800
2014 950
2015 1,570
2016 1,430
2017 1,250
2018 1,010

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2001 140
2002 180
2003 150
2004 220
2005 330
2006 490
2007 670
2008 650
2009 350
2010 210
2011 230
2012 150
2013 670
2014 650
2015 820
2016 390
2017 490
2018 510

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2001 20,140
2002 18,170
2003 15,670
2004 15,920
2005 16,690
2006 17,880
2007 17,870
2008 17,960
2009 15,630
2010 14,740
2011 13,980
2012 14,300
2013 13,970
2014 13,330
2015 13,150
2016 12,420

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

Year Number
2002 80
2003 90
2005 230
2007 270

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2004 2,760
2005 3,140
2006 3,530
2007 3,150
2008 4,180
2009 4,020
2010 3,380
2011 2,160
2012 1,870
2013 1,770
2014 1,880
2015 1,540
2016 1,340

Bakers

Year Number
2001 690
2002 550
2003 1,040
2004 1,040
2005 880
2006 660
2007 680
2008 740
2009 750
2010 730
2011 920
2012 1,070
2013 1,210
2014 1,040
2015 1,130
2016 1,050
2017 1,070
2018 910

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2001 1,300
2002 1,420
2003 1,630
2004 1,960
2005 1,990
2006 1,830
2007 1,650
2008 1,630
2009 1,120
2010 920
2011 850
2012 920
2013 920
2014 830
2015 1,140
2016 1,440
2017 1,320
2018 900

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2001 11,710
2002 12,520
2003 14,660
2004 17,060
2005 14,860
2006 12,660
2007 12,030
2008 11,110
2009 9,060
2010 7,400
2011 7,630
2012 7,280
2013 7,000
2014 6,960
2015 7,470
2016 7,050
2017 7,440
2018 7,400

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2001 680
2002 760
2003 700
2004 1,810
2005 2,160
2006 2,140
2007 1,440
2008 1,700
2009 1,430
2010 1,370
2011 1,040
2012 1,010
2013 1,310
2014 1,590
2015 2,080
2016 2,160
2017 1,900
2018 1,640

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

Year Number
2001 420
2002 390
2003 420
2004 450
2005 320
2006 250
2007 340
2008 340
2009 430
2010 370
2011 370
2012 350
2013 300
2014 270
2015 230
2016 150
2017 100
2018 110

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2001 880
2002 1,010
2003 990
2004 990
2005 1,020
2006 1,010
2007 950
2008 790
2009 880
2010 1,080
2011 1,180
2012 1,270
2013 1,170
2014 1,450
2015 1,720
2016 1,800
2017 1,920
2018 2,150

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 620
2002 700
2003 580
2004 720
2005 700
2006 760
2007 620
2008 640
2009 610
2010 540
2011 520
2012 480
2013 670
2014 660
2015 800
2016 940
2017 980
2018 900

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 5,530
2005 6,270
2006 3,850
2007 3,620
2008 4,010
2009 4,600
2012 2,360
2013 2,910
2014 3,270
2015 2,830
2016 2,810
2017 4,080
2018 4,930

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 870
2002 900
2003 1,090
2004 1,010
2005 1,500
2006 1,280
2007 1,750
2008 1,320
2009 1,550
2010 1,960
2011 2,230
2012 2,260
2013 1,870
2014 1,630
2015 1,550
2016 1,160
2017 940
2018 980

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 320
2002 300
2003 370
2004 350
2005 200
2006 180
2007 110
2008 100
2009 70
2010 60
2011 40
2012 70
2013 170
2014 230
2015 170
2016 100
2017 70
2018 90

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

Year Number
2001 2,000
2002 1,970
2003 2,120
2004 2,020
2005 2,080
2006 1,340
2007 1,330
2008 900
2009 1,120
2010 1,040
2011 1,250
2012 1,300
2013 1,100
2014 760
2015 670
2016 970
2017 1,050
2018 1,300

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

Year Number
2001 730
2002 640
2003 560
2004 400
2005 290
2006 180
2007 140
2008 220
2009 250
2010 270
2011 310
2012 260
2013 220
2015 100
2016 120
2017 110

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

Year Number
2001 400
2002 490
2003 600
2004 660
2005 630
2006 660
2007 650
2008 590
2009 550
2010 460
2011 420
2012 400
2013 300
2014 250
2015 180
2017 420
2018 530

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

Year Number
2001 3,260
2002 4,000
2003 3,990
2004 3,230
2005 3,660
2006 3,640
2007 3,620
2008 3,220
2009 3,120
2010 2,270
2011 2,310
2012 2,180
2013 2,340
2014 2,290
2015 2,890
2016 2,770
2017 2,290
2018 2,140

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

Year Number
2001 630
2002 610
2003 650
2004 620
2005 380
2006 510
2007 570
2008 740
2009 660
2010 480
2011 260
2012 70
2013 120
2014 100
2015 110
2016 100
2017 60
2018 40

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

Year Number
2001 1,140
2002 1,260
2003 1,230
2005 980
2006 890
2007 910
2008 750
2009 650
2010 570
2011 530
2012 670
2013 820
2014 820
2015 690
2016 530
2017 680
2018 740

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

Year Number
2001 940
2002 880
2003 790
2004 900
2005 950
2006 880
2007 640
2008 770
2009 630
2010 460
2011 190
2012 190
2013 220
2014 180
2015 170
2016 360
2017 490
2018 460

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

Year Number
2001 220
2002 160
2003 120
2004 190
2005 190
2006 250
2007 320
2008 340
2009 240
2010 310
2011 280
2012 360
2013 300
2014 230
2015 190
2016 90
2017 120

Machinists

Year Number
2001 3,710
2002 3,580
2003 3,770
2004 3,480
2005 3,930
2006 3,770
2007 3,950
2008 3,660
2009 3,120
2010 3,720
2011 4,000
2012 3,320
2013 2,970
2014 2,730
2015 2,850
2016 2,680
2017 2,670
2018 2,840

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 180
2002 140
2003 120
2004 330
2005 310
2006 310
2007 150
2008 180
2009 180
2010 260
2011 280
2012 230
2013 270
2014 270
2015 280
2016 230
2017 300
2018 340

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2001 320
2002 290
2003 260
2004 360
2005 380
2006 420
2007 300
2008 100
2009 60
2011 160
2012 200
2013 110
2014 80
2015 130
2016 100
2018 80

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 50
2002 50
2003 50
2005 140
2007 130
2011 40
2012 40

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 50
2002 60
2005 30
2010 30
2011 50
2012 70
2013 70
2014 50
2015 50

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2001 330
2002 420
2003 330
2004 150
2007 160
2008 150
2009 100
2010 150
2011 80
2014 90
2015 40
2016 60
2017 80
2018 90

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

Year Number
2001 2,090
2002 2,040
2003 1,960
2004 2,510
2005 2,320
2006 2,550
2007 2,100
2008 2,280
2009 2,050
2010 1,880
2011 2,020
2012 1,480
2013 1,100
2014 1,180
2015 1,770
2016 2,050
2017 2,110
2018 1,800

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

Year Number
2001 1,160
2002 1,150
2003 1,350
2004 1,410
2005 1,230
2006 1,220
2007 1,260
2008 1,070
2009 1,000
2010 800
2011 1,090
2012 810
2013 900
2014 1,400
2015 1,550
2016 1,690
2017 1,430
2018 1,310

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2001 1,120
2002 1,100
2003 980
2004 1,030
2005 980
2006 1,000
2007 900
2008 780
2009 710
2010 710
2011 720
2012 710
2013 630
2014 640
2015 560
2016 480
2017 540
2018 560

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2001 6,110
2002 6,440
2003 6,240
2004 5,290
2005 5,450
2006 6,030
2007 5,590
2008 5,880
2009 5,290
2010 4,670
2011 4,760
2012 4,910
2013 4,780
2014 4,300
2015 4,770
2016 4,800
2017 4,770
2018 5,260

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

Year Number
2001 580
2002 550
2003 500
2004 660
2005 780
2006 780
2007 780
2008 710
2009 560
2010 410
2011 470
2012 480
2013 400
2014 1,370
2015 1,440
2017 690
2018 630

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

Year Number
2001 370
2002 350
2003 380
2004 690
2005 720
2006 710
2007 280
2008 280
2009 170
2010 210
2011 290
2012 330
2013 270
2014 310
2015 250
2016 420
2017 360
2018 480

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 210
2002 260
2003 230
2004 230
2005 120
2008 50
2011 30
2013 50
2014 40
2015 40
2016 60

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

Year Number
2001 480
2002 500
2003 570
2005 400
2006 430
2007 400
2008 370
2009 320
2010 450
2011 750
2012 910
2013 780
2014 450
2015 390
2016 210
2017 200
2018 120

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2001 290
2002 210
2003 270
2004 220
2005 210
2006 240
2007 270
2008 250
2009 210
2010 190
2011 180
2012 180
2013 140
2014 160
2015 150
2016 170
2017 130
2018 130

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 490
2007 480
2008 300
2009 260
2010 270
2011 280
2012 210
2013 220
2014 70
2015 70

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2001 750
2002 830
2003 820
2004 920
2005 860
2006 740
2007 760
2008 730
2009 790
2010 540
2011 480
2012 450
2013 380
2014 310
2015 280
2016 230
2017 210
2018 180

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2001 1,340
2002 1,290
2003 1,300
2004 1,440
2005 1,090
2006 1,290
2007 1,420
2008 1,620
2009 1,570
2010 1,400
2011 1,410
2012 1,460
2013 1,300
2014 1,290
2015 1,300
2016 1,470
2017 1,900
2018 2,020

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2001 1,070
2002 620
2003 690,890
2004 740,850
2005 610,930
2006 580,600
2007 350,510
2008 300,460
2009 350,500
2010 270
2011 550
2012 480
2013 410
2014 290
2015 320
2016 260
2017 240
2018 210

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2001 2,010
2002 2,030
2003 1,740
2004 1,950
2005 1,920
2006 2,060
2007 1,940
2008 2,100
2009 2,130
2010 2,040
2011 1,820
2012 1,540
2013 1,550
2014 1,600
2015 1,740
2016 1,700
2017 1,930
2018 2,090

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2001 1,110
2002 1,000
2003 1,210
2004 1,190
2005 1,110
2006 940
2007 950
2008 960
2009 1,000
2010 950
2011 610
2012 700
2013 580
2014 590
2015 420
2016 380
2017 280
2018 270

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 2,930
2002 2,210
2003 2,110
2004 2,300
2005 2,490
2006 2,220
2007 1,850
2008 1,600
2009 1,450
2010 1,140
2011 1,210
2012 1,280
2013 1,120
2014 1,020
2015 860
2016 1,000
2017 990
2018 910

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 250
2002 100
2003 130
2005 270
2006 270
2007 240
2008 200
2009 200
2010 90
2011 70
2012 60
2013 70
2014 40
2017 100

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2003 360
2004 380
2006 380
2007 330
2008 340
2013 500
2014 460
2015 540

Sewers, Hand

Year Number
2001 40
2004 70
2005 90
2006 70
2012 30

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2001 180
2002 130
2003 130
2004 90
2005 50
2006 60
2007 80
2008 150
2009 220
2010 240
2011 230
2012 240
2013 240
2014 180
2015 140
2016 130
2017 80
2018 60

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 170
2003 290
2004 210
2005 130
2006 130
2007 160
2008 180
2009 170
2010 140
2011 110
2012 130
2013 130
2014 120
2015 90
2017 30
2018 30

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 50
2002 40
2003 40
2014 100
2015 100
2016 140

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2004 310
2007 30

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

Year Number
2004 230
2005 190
2006 200
2007 60
2008 30
2009 40
2012 210
2013 210
2014 230
2015 90
2017 160
2018 110

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Year Number
2002 30
2005 90

Upholsterers

Year Number
2001 430
2002 410
2003 480
2004 600
2005 530
2006 470
2007 350
2008 370
2009 330
2010 350
2011 360
2012 420
2013 510
2014 600
2015 390
2016 440
2017 260
2018 320

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 140
2005 130
2006 80
2010 70
2011 80
2012 110
2013 90
2014 60
2015 60
2017 30
2018 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2001 1,640
2002 1,470
2003 1,470
2004 2,060
2005 1,700
2006 1,600
2007 1,520
2008 1,390
2009 1,030
2010 790
2011 880
2012 790
2013 800
2014 1,070
2015 1,120
2016 1,420
2017 1,080
2018 1,270

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2001 420
2005 180
2006 160
2007 210
2008 200
2009 220
2010 90
2011 120
2012 70
2013 70
2014 180
2015 200
2016 230
2018 80

Model Makers, Wood

Year Number
2004 40
2005 40
2006 40
2007 40

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2001 1,820
2002 1,830
2003 1,730
2004 1,570
2005 1,610
2006 1,460
2007 1,530
2008 1,240
2009 1,010
2010 1,110
2011 1,130
2012 1,130
2013 1,210
2014 1,170
2015 1,260
2016 1,280
2017 1,420
2018 1,380

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2001 2,370
2002 1,990
2003 1,810
2004 2,110
2005 1,700
2006 1,660
2007 1,280
2008 1,130
2009 1,140
2010 850
2011 910
2012 760
2013 890
2014 1,030
2015 1,010
2016 1,030
2017 900
2018 1,140

Woodworkers, All Other

Year Number
2004 140
2006 190
2007 180
2008 110
2009 140
2010 210
2011 290
2012 200
2013 100

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2001 170
2002 110
2003 150
2004 120
2005 70
2006 50
2007 50
2011 270
2012 290
2014 170
2015 160
2016 260
2017 230
2018 300

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2001 550
2002 360
2003 300
2004 250
2005 290
2006 240
2007 240
2008 250
2009 260
2010 430
2011 320
2012 410
2013 300
2014 390
2015 430
2016 290
2017 160
2018 230

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2001 710
2002 640
2003 690
2004 630
2005 680
2006 670
2007 580
2008 510
2009 480
2010 420
2011 430
2012 370
2013 350
2014 370
2015 320
2016 280
2017 490
2018 630

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2001 1,270
2002 1,450
2003 1,560
2004 1,290
2005 1,500
2006 1,830
2007 1,310
2008 1,400
2009 1,330
2010 1,480
2011 1,480
2012 1,610
2013 1,500
2014 1,460
2015 1,800
2016 1,950
2017 2,410
2018 2,600

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2001 400
2002 390
2003 380
2004 800
2005 1,140
2006 1,050
2007 680
2008 500
2009 400
2010 340
2012 390
2013 240
2014 300
2015 200
2016 250
2017 110
2018 220

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2001 110
2002 150
2003 40
2004 80
2005 110
2006 120
2007 170
2008 200
2009 300
2010 170
2011 150
2012 80
2013 80
2014 150
2015 170
2017 330
2018 210

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2001 310
2002 190
2003 130
2004 140
2005 240
2006 320
2007 420
2008 470
2009 400
2010 350
2011 260
2012 330
2013 320
2014 340
2016 690
2017 540
2018 340

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2004 130
2005 140
2006 140
2007 170
2008 120
2009 130
2010 110
2011 80
2014 100
2015 120
2016 90
2017 110
2018 60

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 600
2002 470
2003 520
2004 350
2005 410
2007 330
2008 250
2009 220
2010 350
2011 490
2012 550
2013 680
2014 1,000
2015 1,110
2016 1,270
2017 1,190
2018 1,170

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

Year Number
2001 740
2002 850
2003 880
2005 610
2006 590
2007 430
2010 350
2011 310
2012 380
2013 340
2014 530
2015 490
2016 640
2017 410
2018 450

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

Year Number
2001 580
2002 610
2003 580
2004 540
2005 530
2006 630
2007 530
2008 440
2009 410
2010 470
2011 520
2012 490
2013 430
2014 470
2015 460
2016 400
2017 400
2018 430

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2001 260
2002 220
2003 240
2004 240
2005 360
2006 330
2007 440
2008 360
2009 280
2010 130
2011 110
2012 140
2013 170
2014 90
2015 80
2016 320
2017 530
2018 580

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 1,430
2002 1,350
2003 1,230
2004 1,150
2005 990
2006 1,130
2007 1,080
2008 1,330
2009 1,190
2010 1,170
2011 1,260
2012 1,310
2013 1,410
2014 1,540
2015 1,610
2016 1,900
2017 1,620
2018 1,830

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2001 180
2003 70
2004 160
2005 200
2006 190
2007 90
2008 70
2009 60
2010 70
2011 60
2013 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 1,090
2002 1,030
2003 840
2004 860
2005 1,050
2006 1,030
2007 880
2008 1,100
2009 1,080
2010 930
2011 1,410
2012 1,560
2013 1,730
2014 1,650
2015 1,480
2016 1,370
2017 820
2018 930

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

Year Number
2001 1,310
2002 1,240
2003 1,220
2004 1,160
2005 1,000
2006 1,400
2007 1,390
2008 1,890
2009 1,260
2010 1,330
2011 600
2012 650
2013 810
2014 890
2015 1,090
2016 960
2017 1,210
2018 1,200

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

Year Number
2001 850
2002 800
2003 750
2004 840
2005 810
2006 800
2007 960
2008 990
2009 960
2010 770
2011 590
2012 540
2013 440
2014 440
2015 460
2016 410
2017 380
2018 370

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2001 7,650
2002 7,370
2003 7,180
2004 6,890
2005 6,710
2006 6,530
2007 6,350
2008 6,190
2009 6,090
2010 5,750
2011 6,210
2012 5,980
2013 6,260
2014 5,910
2015 6,010
2016 5,970
2017 6,310
2018 6,740

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2001 110
2002 130
2004 140
2005 110
2006 90
2007 70
2008 70
2009 70
2010 100
2011 100
2012 140
2013 100
2014 130
2015 130
2016 160
2017 230
2018 210

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 310
2002 570
2003 230
2004 200
2005 410
2006 470
2007 500
2008 450
2009 370
2010 330
2011 430
2012 410
2013 370
2014 350
2015 400
2016 480
2017 220
2018 360

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2001 130
2002 180
2003 170
2004 200
2005 200
2006 280
2008 220
2009 170
2010 220
2011 180
2012 160
2013 100
2014 110
2015 130
2016 80
2017 90
2018 100

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 600
2002 650
2003 650
2004 150
2005 210
2006 140
2007 670
2008 680
2012 300
2013 300
2014 380
2015 360
2016 340
2017 300
2018 190

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 14,780
2002 14,490
2003 12,270
2004 7,580
2005 6,440
2006 6,080
2007 5,350
2008 4,940
2009 3,900
2010 3,990
2011 4,230
2012 4,550
2013 3,950
2014 4,280
2015 3,900
2016 4,020
2017 4,030
2018 3,710

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

Year Number
2001 1,510
2002 1,530
2003 1,660
2004 1,490
2005 1,210
2006 1,120
2007 1,140
2008 1,290
2009 1,010
2010 860
2011 750
2012 910
2013 1,040
2014 1,150
2015 980
2016 940
2017 920
2018 1,000

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2001 450
2002 500
2003 490
2004 630
2005 620
2006 600
2007 660
2008 720
2009 680
2010 600
2011 650
2012 740
2013 700
2014 780
2015 910
2016 970
2017 750
2018 600

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2001 240
2002 250
2003 280
2004 190
2005 180
2006 210
2007 290
2008 270
2009 290
2010 140
2011 180
2012 80
2013 100
2016 140
2017 80
2018 110

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 160
2002 130
2003 180
2004 190
2005 60
2006 150
2007 110
2008 130
2009 70
2010 400
2011 440
2012 410
2013 210
2014 80
2015 70

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 840
2002 660
2003 720
2004 710
2005 460
2006 450
2007 420
2008 550
2009 550
2010 590
2011 600
2012 560
2013 480
2014 440
2015 400
2016 370
2017 350
2018 370

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 880
2003 820
2004 340
2005 350
2006 480
2007 370
2008 320
2009 120
2010 90
2011 90
2012 150
2013 220
2014 340
2015 330
2016 310
2017 200
2018 200

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 350
2002 440
2003 690
2004 860
2005 930
2006 750
2007 970
2008 820
2009 740
2010 430
2011 470
2012 510
2013 450
2014 500
2015 560
2016 670
2017 550
2018 490

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2001 90
2002 70
2003 50
2004 80
2005 90
2006 130
2007 90
2008 50

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 740
2002 570
2003 480
2004 340
2005 340
2006 350
2007 240
2008 220
2009 180
2010 180
2011 230
2012 290
2013 280
2014 220
2015 320
2016 370
2017 360
2018 340

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 2,890
2002 2,830
2003 3,060
2004 3,040
2005 2,620
2006 2,780
2007 2,650
2008 2,460
2009 1,940
2010 1,900
2011 2,090
2012 1,900
2013 2,030
2014 1,870
2015 1,930
2016 1,620
2017 1,810
2018 2,130

Tire Builders

Year Number
2001 850
2007 590
2010 530
2011 530
2012 560
2016 580

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2001 9,250
2002 9,180
2003 9,960
2004 14,080
2005 17,610
2006 17,790
2007 14,920
2008 13,210
2009 12,090
2010 12,160
2011 11,350
2012 10,580
2013 9,560
2014 9,270
2015 7,410
2016 9,550
2017 8,570
2018 10,960

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 2,700
2013 2,340
2014 3,620
2015 2,960
2016 3,020
2017 2,010
2018 2,380