Numbers of Production Occupations in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 22,040
2006 21,870
2007 21,100
2008 20,550
2009 17,530
2010 16,260
2011 15,860
2012 15,310
2013 15,650
2014 15,900
2015 16,520
2016 16,560
2017 17,500
2018 17,890

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 1,740
2006 1,440
2007 1,410
2008 1,350
2009 1,190
2010 940
2011 940
2012 930
2013 1,200
2014 1,270
2015 1,440
2016 1,280
2017 1,360
2018 1,430

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2007 120
2008 140
2009 120
2010 40
2014 240
2015 210

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2011 30

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 110
2006 100
2007 120
2008 120
2009 150
2010 130
2011 80
2012 60
2013 100
2014 100
2015 90

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 2,590
2006 2,800
2007 2,710
2008 2,930
2009 2,120
2010 2,310
2011 2,290
2012 2,220
2013 2,700
2014 2,710
2015 2,600
2016 1,840

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2006 420
2007 210
2008 100
2009 120
2010 190
2011 160
2012 120
2013 120
2014 60
2015 60
2016 90

Bakers

Year Number
2005 90
2006 90
2010 200
2011 220
2012 170
2013 110
2014 120
2015 160
2016 190
2017 200
2018 160

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 160
2006 160
2007 190
2008 160
2009 160
2010 180
2011 200
2012 170
2013 200
2014 210
2015 260
2016 190
2017 190
2018 150

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 40
2018 40

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2008 610
2017 40

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2013 100
2014 90
2015 50
2016 100
2017 80
2018 130

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 40

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 90
2006 150
2007 340
2008 340
2015 40

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 310
2007 350
2008 340
2009 370
2010 280
2011 180
2012 190
2013 90
2014 110
2015 100
2016 60
2017 40
2018 40

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

Year Number
2006 350
2007 260
2008 220
2009 240
2010 190
2011 230
2012 200
2013 270
2014 230
2015 210
2016 140
2017 120
2018 80

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

Year Number
2005 120
2006 110
2007 90
2008 30
2009 50
2012 60
2013 40
2015 50

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

Year Number
2008 40
2009 30
2011 30

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

Year Number
2009 40

Machinists

Year Number
2005 500
2006 430
2007 220
2008 200
2009 190
2010 240
2011 240
2012 300
2013 330
2014 350
2015 310
2016 420
2017 410
2018 320

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

Year Number
2006 370
2007 410
2008 520
2011 410
2012 340
2013 190
2014 200
2015 240
2016 300
2017 500

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

Year Number
2011 50
2012 50
2014 200
2017 40
2018 110

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2009 30
2010 30
2011 30
2012 40
2013 50
2014 60
2015 60
2016 60
2017 60
2018 70

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 390
2006 450
2007 410
2008 490
2009 510
2010 610
2011 530
2012 560
2013 520
2014 590
2015 570
2016 570
2017 560
2018 670

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

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 110
2008 100
2009 100
2010 90
2011 90
2012 110
2013 90
2018 50

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

Year Number
2009 70
2010 80
2011 40
2016 80

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

Year Number
2015 120
2016 90

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 90
2007 80
2008 70
2009 40
2010 50
2011 50
2012 30
2017 30
2018 40

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 190
2006 180
2007 190
2008 200
2009 170
2010 200
2011 170
2012 150
2013 140
2014 130
2015 140
2016 160
2017 170
2018 140

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 150

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 350
2006 300
2007 320
2008 280
2009 270
2010 230
2011 250
2012 280
2013 250
2014 300
2015 280
2016 320
2017 530
2018 510

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 160
2006 130
2007 120
2008 130
2009 70
2010 90
2012 120
2013 90
2014 70
2015 50
2017 190

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 690
2006 490
2007 270
2008 350
2009 290
2010 350
2011 230
2012 420
2013 400
2014 560
2016 320
2017 330
2018 210

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2008 30
2009 30
2017 90

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 650
2006 620
2007 240
2008 410
2009 380
2010 370
2017 170
2018 160

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

Year Number
2005 710
2006 680
2007 920
2008 650
2009 570

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

Year Number
2007 410
2008 470
2015 570
2016 530
2017 450
2018 320

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2010 30
2012 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 160
2006 160
2007 160
2008 140
2009 120
2010 90
2011 120
2012 110
2013 80
2014 80
2015 70
2016 80
2017 100
2018 130

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2006 40
2007 30
2008 30
2012 30

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50
2007 30
2008 60
2009 50
2010 40
2011 30
2012 30
2015 50
2016 90
2017 130

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2006 250
2007 210
2009 70
2010 80
2011 100
2012 40
2013 90
2014 100
2015 110
2016 60
2017 50

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2009 30
2012 160
2017 90

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 70
2006 90
2007 100
2008 80
2009 50
2010 40
2011 50
2012 80
2013 90
2014 80
2016 50
2017 40
2018 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 210
2006 270
2007 170
2008 160
2012 320
2013 500
2014 490
2015 510
2017 1,110
2018 1,180

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 550
2006 520
2007 540
2008 440
2009 470
2010 480
2011 500
2012 370
2013 320
2014 300
2016 230
2017 210
2018 50

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2016 90
2017 100
2018 100

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2009 290
2010 180
2014 290
2015 310
2016 160
2017 330
2018 490

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 40
2013 70
2014 50
2016 40
2017 40

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

Year Number
2005 50
2010 30
2017 40

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2013 30

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 230
2006 160
2007 140
2008 160
2009 160
2010 230
2011 230
2012 240
2013 410
2014 560
2015 560
2016 250
2017 200
2018 190

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2006 70
2007 80
2008 70

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 260
2007 90
2008 90
2009 110
2012 160
2013 150
2014 170
2015 160
2017 30

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

Year Number
2007 140
2008 70
2012 420
2013 510
2014 530
2015 490
2016 370
2017 410

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

Year Number
2005 120
2006 90
2007 80
2008 40
2011 70
2012 80
2013 80
2014 60
2016 60
2017 50

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 1,440
2006 920
2007 830
2008 710
2009 660
2010 790
2011 780
2012 1,010
2013 920
2014 1,060
2015 1,040
2016 790
2017 750
2018 760

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2014 50
2015 50
2018 30

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 110
2006 120
2007 110
2008 70
2009 80
2010 80
2011 110
2012 100
2013 90
2014 80
2015 70
2016 70
2017 60
2018 90

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2009 30
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2014 30
2015 40
2016 30
2018 30

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 940
2006 900
2007 560
2008 670
2009 480
2010 570
2011 700
2012 740
2013 740
2014 480
2015 600
2016 500
2017 700
2018 460

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2007 90
2008 100
2009 110
2010 40
2011 80
2012 90
2013 170
2014 80
2015 50
2016 70
2017 100
2018 140

Painters, Transportation Equipment

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

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2006 40
2008 60
2009 70
2010 80
2011 50

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 80
2008 70
2009 60
2010 80
2011 60
2012 70

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2009 50

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2011 40
2012 50
2013 50
2014 40
2016 40
2018 40

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 810
2008 750
2011 1,130
2012 1,140
2015 160

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 1,420
2006 1,730
2007 1,230
2008 1,290
2009 980
2010 470
2011 480
2012 450
2013 640
2014 630
2015 640
2016 640
2017 550
2018 520

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 80
2013 100
2014 90
2015 120
2016 170
2017 160
2018 240