Numbers of Production Occupations in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 141,560
2006 150,980
2007 143,960
2008 137,110
2009 115,410
2010 105,600
2011 113,930
2012 116,330
2013 122,510
2014 131,230
2015 136,060
2016 140,310
2017 134,270
2018 137,460

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 9,860
2006 10,650
2007 11,300
2008 11,000
2009 9,610
2010 8,070
2011 8,280
2012 8,130
2013 9,040
2014 9,730
2015 10,100
2016 9,920
2017 9,740
2018 9,980

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2017 1,060

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2005 500
2006 420
2007 170
2010 120
2011 90
2012 160
2013 190
2014 260
2015 130
2016 140
2017 110
2018 330

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 2,100
2006 1,220
2007 1,140
2008 1,070
2009 940
2010 1,270
2011 1,330
2012 1,510
2013 1,600
2014 2,220
2015 2,250
2016 1,950

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 460
2006 700
2007 1,000
2008 1,060
2009 850
2010 870
2011 500
2012 590

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2005 450
2006 360
2008 150
2009 270
2010 170
2012 40
2013 110
2014 110
2015 130
2016 170
2017 130
2018 90

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 1,160
2006 1,550
2007 2,290
2008 2,010
2009 1,750
2010 1,120
2011 1,420
2012 1,220
2013 1,170
2014 1,000
2015 770
2016 680
2017 630
2018 940

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2005 310
2006 410
2007 420
2008 480
2010 250
2011 390
2012 260

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 18,110
2006 21,620
2007 21,200
2008 23,020
2009 19,110
2010 17,390
2011 17,920
2012 18,420
2013 19,100
2014 21,670
2015 21,810
2016 24,420

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

Year Number
2014 50

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 4,150
2006 3,610
2007 2,230
2009 1,010
2010 1,100
2011 1,560
2012 1,660
2013 1,500
2014 1,570
2015 1,780
2016 2,040

Bakers

Year Number
2005 2,540
2006 2,180
2007 2,430
2008 2,370
2009 2,250
2010 2,100
2011 2,270
2012 2,690
2013 3,290
2014 3,210
2015 3,110
2016 3,210
2017 3,450
2018 3,440

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 3,140
2006 2,890
2007 2,600
2008 2,270
2009 1,790
2010 1,500
2011 1,450
2012 1,760
2013 2,120
2014 2,380
2015 2,240
2016 2,410
2017 1,980
2018 2,140

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 1,940
2006 1,340
2007 1,680
2008 1,620
2009 1,880
2010 1,650
2011 3,610
2012 3,600
2013 3,720
2014 2,600
2015 2,330
2016 2,330
2017 1,720
2018 2,430

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2005 1,080
2006 1,380
2007 1,350
2008 780
2009 930
2010 540
2011 580
2012 320
2013 390
2014 630
2015 590
2016 750
2017 730
2018 1,150

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

Year Number
2006 200
2007 130
2008 140
2009 60
2010 60
2011 50
2012 70
2013 320
2014 470
2015 560
2016 370
2017 360
2018 280

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 1,100
2006 1,130
2007 1,530
2008 1,390
2009 1,430
2010 1,010
2011 910
2012 1,100
2013 1,400
2014 2,150
2015 2,340
2016 2,120
2017 1,880
2018 1,740

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 220
2008 210
2009 260
2010 350
2011 420
2012 470
2013 390
2017 600
2018 620

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 4,770
2006 7,300
2007 8,310
2008 7,200
2009 4,560
2012 270
2013 280
2014 330
2015 480
2016 500
2017 620
2018 430

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 600
2006 700
2007 480
2008 620
2009 690
2010 660
2011 710
2012 580
2013 630
2014 580
2015 510
2016 730
2017 880
2018 960

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 120
2006 90
2007 50
2009 40
2010 70
2011 50
2012 100
2014 110
2015 150
2016 170
2017 160
2018 110

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

Year Number
2005 1,580
2006 1,320
2007 1,530
2008 1,730
2009 1,610
2010 1,370
2011 1,130
2012 1,260
2013 1,510
2014 1,560
2015 1,370
2016 1,580
2017 1,580
2018 1,890

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

Year Number
2005 220
2006 240
2007 210
2009 70
2011 70
2012 60
2013 70

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

Year Number
2005 510
2006 470
2007 260
2008 220
2009 230
2010 160
2011 190
2012 200
2013 310
2014 500
2015 540
2016 470
2017 270
2018 260

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

Year Number
2005 2,840
2006 3,150
2007 3,030
2008 2,860
2009 2,740
2010 2,240
2011 2,210
2012 2,070
2013 2,000
2014 2,390
2015 2,360
2016 2,450
2017 1,970
2018 2,400

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

Year Number
2005 310
2006 260
2007 280
2008 170
2009 130
2010 80
2011 130
2012 130
2013 120
2014 120
2015 90
2016 100

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

Year Number
2005 740
2006 570
2007 560
2008 580
2009 570
2010 450
2011 400
2012 310
2013 250
2014 330
2015 480
2016 540
2017 360
2018 200

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

Year Number
2005 330
2006 350
2007 330
2008 220
2009 130
2010 260
2011 360
2012 520
2013 350
2014 310
2015 570
2016 550
2017 580
2018 90

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

Year Number
2005 180
2006 250
2007 130
2008 150
2009 90
2010 60
2011 80
2012 100
2013 140
2017 70
2018 70

Machinists

Year Number
2005 3,600
2006 3,570
2007 3,440
2008 3,380
2009 3,340
2010 3,850
2011 3,940
2012 3,850
2013 3,700
2014 3,650
2015 3,980
2016 3,460
2017 3,240
2018 3,630

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 80
2009 40
2010 50
2011 110
2012 120
2013 130
2014 50
2017 40

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2007 90
2008 50
2010 50
2011 70
2012 70
2017 40
2018 40

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2008 180

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 30

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2006 30
2007 30
2018 30

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

Year Number
2005 1,790
2006 1,960
2007 2,050
2008 1,800
2009 1,170
2010 1,130
2011 1,480
2012 1,660
2013 2,150
2014 1,990
2015 2,100
2016 2,560
2017 2,810
2018 3,010

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

Year Number
2005 1,190
2006 1,370
2007 1,130
2008 850
2009 780
2010 650
2011 950
2012 750
2013 370
2014 340
2015 390
2016 820
2017 990
2018 1,310

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 790
2006 740
2007 470
2008 390
2009 370
2010 450
2011 430
2012 450
2013 610
2014 670
2015 800
2016 490
2017 480
2018 500

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 4,850
2006 5,120
2007 4,910
2008 5,150
2009 4,320
2010 3,540
2011 2,770
2012 3,130
2013 3,290
2014 3,400
2015 4,210
2016 4,550
2017 4,870
2018 4,630

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

Year Number
2005 610
2006 540
2007 600
2008 620
2009 510
2010 400
2011 320
2012 400
2014 810
2015 590
2016 370
2017 320
2018 450

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

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 50
2008 30
2009 50
2010 80
2011 150
2012 130
2013 80
2014 80
2015 120
2017 110
2018 50

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 40

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

Year Number
2005 270
2006 140
2007 410
2008 250
2009 280
2010 100
2011 360
2012 470
2013 350
2014 160
2015 210
2016 230
2017 340

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 70
2016 30
2017 50
2018 60

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 80
2006 100
2007 60
2013 40
2015 180
2016 170
2017 170
2018 40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 870
2006 1,080
2007 1,080
2008 1,220
2009 910
2010 630
2011 690
2012 640
2013 690
2014 630
2015 480
2016 460
2017 270

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 4,900
2006 5,220
2007 4,570
2008 4,400
2009 3,230
2010 3,500
2011 3,060
2012 3,260
2013 2,920
2014 3,320
2015 3,560
2016 3,820
2017 3,760
2018 4,360

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 970,140,480
2006 111,050,550
2007 1,070,620
2008 1,330,850
2009 1,200,700
2010 870
2011 980
2012 840
2013 1,080
2014 900
2015 940
2016 760
2017 850
2018 830

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 4,420
2006 3,990
2007 4,150
2008 4,040
2009 3,970
2010 3,440
2011 3,140
2012 3,200
2013 3,570
2014 3,620
2015 3,720
2016 4,090
2017 3,670
2018 3,880

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 1,060
2006 1,340
2007 1,160
2008 1,060
2009 760
2010 1,010
2011 1,030
2012 1,150
2013 910
2014 950
2015 900
2016 660
2017 540

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 3,300
2006 3,110
2007 1,940
2008 2,200
2009 1,880
2010 2,200
2011 1,930
2012 2,130
2013 2,380
2014 2,500
2015 2,170
2016 2,100
2017 2,690
2018 2,830

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Year Number
2011 120
2014 60

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2015 40
2016 40
2017 40

Sewers, Hand

Year Number
2008 50
2009 70
2010 40

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 210
2006 230
2007 220
2008 130
2010 430
2011 490
2012 300
2014 310
2016 180
2017 140
2018 190

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 370
2006 400
2007 170
2008 190
2009 190
2010 300
2011 410
2012 360
2013 410
2014 490
2015 530
2016 440
2017 440
2018 370

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 310
2006 280
2007 510
2008 680
2009 520
2010 260
2011 420
2012 330
2013 330
2014 300
2015 320
2016 230
2017 260
2018 400

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 820
2006 1,050
2007 770
2008 680
2009 760
2010 620
2011 720
2012 650
2013 840
2014 900
2015 850
2016 630
2017 700
2018 800

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

Year Number
2005 1,470
2006 1,800
2007 1,350
2008 1,830
2009 1,630
2010 1,550
2011 1,280
2012 1,170
2013 910
2014 990
2015 1,320
2016 1,360
2017 1,130
2018 1,220

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

Year Number
2005 340
2006 200
2009 240
2010 420
2011 530
2012 640
2013 850
2014 850
2015 770
2016 580
2017 450
2018 370

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 80

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 240
2006 350
2008 300
2009 270
2010 420
2011 470
2012 410
2013 340
2014 270
2015 250
2016 360
2017 470
2018 340

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 250
2006 190
2013 210
2014 260
2015 310
2016 120
2017 90
2018 50

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 1,510
2006 2,220
2007 2,170
2008 1,870
2009 1,130
2010 1,120
2011 1,170
2012 1,130
2013 1,340
2014 1,350
2015 1,490
2016 1,020
2017 1,010
2018 1,010

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2006 230
2007 150
2008 210
2009 250
2010 200
2011 160
2013 100
2014 100
2015 120
2016 80
2017 140
2018 180

Patternmakers, Wood

Year Number
2006 30
2007 30

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 460
2006 510
2007 530
2008 490
2009 440
2010 340
2011 330
2012 510
2013 570
2014 640
2015 790
2016 640
2018 490

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 1,270
2006 1,310
2007 1,390
2008 930
2009 810
2010 490
2011 460
2012 480
2013 700
2014 1,050
2015 1,330
2016 1,410
2017 1,580
2018 1,880

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2008 200
2014 190
2015 220
2016 210
2017 270
2018 380

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2007 410
2008 470
2009 550
2010 590
2011 620
2012 760
2013 580
2014 620
2015 290
2016 420
2017 430
2018 420

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2006 130
2007 240
2008 200
2009 140
2010 60
2011 80
2012 150
2013 150
2014 170
2015 100
2016 130
2017 120
2018 160

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 1,760
2006 1,210
2007 1,230
2008 1,290
2009 1,450
2010 1,410
2011 1,350
2012 950
2013 990
2014 1,050
2015 1,120
2016 1,130
2017 1,230
2018 1,580

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 320
2006 270
2007 440
2008 470
2009 460
2010 270
2011 260
2012 280
2013 260
2014 450
2015 560
2016 500

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2007 60
2008 70
2009 130
2010 140
2011 160
2012 140
2013 80
2014 70
2015 40
2016 40
2017 40
2018 110

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2007 100
2008 140
2009 140
2010 120
2011 210
2012 140
2013 180
2014 150
2015 230
2016 220
2017 150
2018 160

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 70
2006 90
2007 90
2008 160
2012 70
2015 70
2016 120
2017 150
2018 100

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 340
2006 400
2007 360
2008 250
2009 220
2010 270
2011 580
2012 680
2013 770
2014 640
2015 540
2016 920
2017 1,200
2018 1,360

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

Year Number
2005 320
2006 330
2007 280
2011 100
2013 560
2014 800
2015 500
2016 250
2017 170
2018 230

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

Year Number
2005 320
2006 370
2007 310
2008 240
2009 140
2010 90
2011 160
2012 300
2013 380
2014 360
2015 270
2016 270
2017 260
2018 330

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 300
2006 440
2007 410
2008 350
2009 250
2010 190
2011 330
2012 560
2013 520
2014 390
2015 210
2016 260
2017 430
2018 440

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 2,520
2006 2,580
2007 2,250
2008 2,050
2009 1,650
2010 1,930
2011 1,810
2012 1,990
2013 1,860
2014 2,040
2015 2,080
2016 2,320
2017 2,580
2018 2,760

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 610
2006 550
2007 470
2008 360
2009 340
2010 160
2011 190
2012 200
2013 230
2014 190
2015 190
2016 130
2017 200
2018 170

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,540
2006 1,400
2007 1,070
2008 900
2009 960
2010 800
2011 810
2012 730
2013 1,000
2014 1,170
2015 1,180
2016 1,200
2017 1,000
2018 1,120

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

Year Number
2005 1,090
2006 940
2007 830
2008 790
2009 610
2010 750
2011 710
2012 870
2013 840
2014 1,020
2015 1,040
2016 1,030
2017 900
2018 740

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

Year Number
2005 280
2006 300
2007 370
2008 210
2009 190
2010 240
2011 260
2012 270
2013 160
2014 140
2015 130
2016 250
2017 340
2018 480

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 6,170
2006 5,740
2007 5,230
2008 5,340
2009 5,270
2010 5,220
2011 5,300
2012 5,580
2013 5,880
2014 6,610
2015 6,850
2016 7,800
2017 9,290
2018 9,510

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 510
2006 230
2008 240
2009 300
2010 290
2011 280
2012 380
2013 310
2014 270
2015 190
2016 290
2017 330

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,720
2006 1,110
2007 910
2008 640
2009 570
2010 750
2011 750
2012 670
2013 650
2014 790
2015 820
2016 690
2017 590

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 50
2009 110
2010 120
2012 280
2013 380
2014 210
2015 150
2016 150
2017 170

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2007 620
2008 750
2009 690
2010 1,020
2011 900
2012 1,250
2013 1,110
2014 970
2015 650
2016 360
2017 510
2018 490

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 7,450
2006 7,800
2007 7,490
2008 6,470
2009 5,570
2010 5,390
2011 6,860
2012 7,380
2013 8,050
2014 8,910
2015 8,400
2016 8,870
2017 7,380
2018 6,450

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

Year Number
2005 860
2006 1,210
2007 990
2008 860
2009 410
2010 380
2011 490
2012 670
2013 810
2014 970
2015 1,100
2016 1,150
2017 1,060
2018 980

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 1,110
2006 1,010
2007 720
2008 400
2009 510
2010 620
2011 790
2012 800
2013 730
2014 610
2015 560
2016 710
2017 870
2018 760

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 510
2006 350
2007 410
2008 540
2009 450
2010 400
2011 310
2012 260
2013 280
2014 230
2015 180
2016 160
2018 100

Semiconductor Processors

Year Number
2016 110

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 360,800
2006 5,201,030
2007 390,910
2008 4,501,070
2009 360,790
2010 980
2011 610
2012 550
2013 520
2014 470
2015 510
2016 510
2017 360

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 200
2008 310
2009 360
2010 310
2011 330
2012 250
2013 420
2014 510
2015 710
2016 500
2017 320
2018 220

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 180
2006 50
2007 80
2008 90
2009 90
2010 210
2013 310
2014 340
2015 200

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 110
2006 160
2007 190
2008 130
2009 50
2012 30
2015 70
2016 90
2017 170
2018 130

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2005 60
2009 140
2011 70
2012 60
2013 80
2014 190

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 870
2007 870
2008 710
2009 600
2010 730
2011 980
2012 850
2013 590
2014 430
2015 540
2016 420
2017 510
2018 580

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 2,070
2006 1,980
2007 1,510
2008 1,020
2009 770
2010 1,190
2011 1,420
2012 1,410
2013 1,190
2014 930
2015 1,090
2016 1,510
2017 2,160
2018 2,160

Tire Builders

Year Number
2006 530
2007 460
2008 360
2013 810
2014 870
2015 1,120
2016 1,460
2017 1,660
2018 1,740

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 9,450
2006 12,030
2007 11,440
2008 9,560
2009 6,440
2010 6,230
2011 6,860
2012 6,310
2013 5,970
2014 6,200
2015 6,960
2016 6,640
2017 5,790
2018 4,270

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2013 4,970
2014 3,740
2015 5,610
2016 5,410
2017 5,320
2018 5,060