Numbers of Production Occupations in Bakersfield, CA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 10,960
2006 11,320
2007 10,530
2008 10,550
2009 11,620
2010 10,340
2011 11,530
2012 10,390
2013 11,460
2014 11,640
2015 11,840
2016 12,170
2017 12,380
2018 11,790

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 830
2006 840
2007 680
2008 720
2009 670
2010 620
2011 700
2012 750
2013 760
2014 760
2015 850
2016 830
2017 910
2018 830

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2013 50
2014 50

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 40
2006 120
2007 130
2008 180
2009 130
2010 90
2011 60
2012 70
2013 90
2017 50
2018 140

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2009 250
2010 230

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 610
2006 450
2007 520
2008 310
2009 210
2010 100
2011 430
2013 470
2014 530
2015 380
2016 390

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 430
2006 380
2007 340
2008 180
2009 200
2010 170
2011 170
2012 150
2013 250
2014 350
2015 340
2016 400

Bakers

Year Number
2005 150
2006 130
2007 170
2008 160
2009 290
2010 240
2011 240
2012 170
2013 160
2015 430
2016 490
2017 300
2018 200

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 270
2006 340
2007 250
2008 220
2009 310
2011 430
2012 310
2013 340
2014 320
2015 370
2016 420
2017 390
2018 340

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 120
2006 90
2007 130
2008 170
2009 170
2010 110

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

Year Number
2014 30

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 180
2007 150
2008 210
2012 160
2013 160
2014 320
2018 800

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2011 40
2012 100

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 550
2007 490
2008 370
2009 220

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2007 40
2008 40
2009 50
2010 60
2011 80
2012 50
2015 60
2016 70
2017 130

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

Year Number
2005 40
2007 60
2010 40
2011 30
2014 30
2015 40

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

Year Number
2012 30

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 150
2007 120
2008 70
2009 70
2010 80
2011 80
2012 100
2014 100
2015 100
2016 120
2017 120
2018 90

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2008 60
2009 70
2010 60
2011 40

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

Year Number
2005 40
2006 70
2007 90
2008 50
2015 40
2017 40

Machinists

Year Number
2005 420
2006 360
2007 400
2008 480
2009 510
2010 340
2011 490
2012 560
2013 620
2014 530
2015 520
2016 390
2017 460
2018 440

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

Year Number
2006 100
2009 70
2011 150
2012 60
2013 60
2015 40
2017 80
2018 100

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

Year Number
2005 50
2011 40
2012 30

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 610
2006 880
2007 1,020
2008 1,010
2009 1,030
2010 800
2011 1,000
2012 1,320
2013 1,960
2014 1,860
2015 1,710
2016 1,070
2017 1,030
2018 1,220

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

Year Number
2013 30
2014 40
2015 50

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

Year Number
2005 40
2009 40
2010 40

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2006 80
2007 110
2008 90
2009 70
2010 70
2011 40
2012 80
2013 130
2014 100
2015 70
2016 50
2017 70
2018 90

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 170
2006 140
2007 130
2008 150
2009 190
2010 200
2011 200
2012 220
2013 270
2014 270
2015 290
2016 290
2017 280
2018 260

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 110
2006 100
2007 120
2008 130
2009 140
2010 100
2011 150
2012 130
2014 120
2015 100
2016 100

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 70
2007 40
2008 40
2012 30
2018 30

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 30
2008 50
2009 40
2010 40
2011 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 220
2006 240
2007 230
2008 180
2009 110
2010 110
2011 110
2012 80
2013 110
2014 140
2015 210
2016 180
2017 170
2018 120

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2017 30

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 350
2006 210
2007 200
2008 120
2009 170
2010 180
2011 280
2012 320
2013 330
2014 180
2015 180
2016 130
2017 120
2018 110

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

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

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 270
2007 210
2008 220
2009 160
2010 200
2011 330
2012 370
2013 400
2014 340
2015 250
2016 240
2017 280
2018 320

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2014 70
2015 80
2016 90
2018 50

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 30
2010 90
2011 90
2014 40
2015 40
2016 40

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2005 920
2006 1,280
2007 1,060
2008 1,200
2009 1,020
2010 920
2011 820
2012 590
2013 500
2014 380
2015 370
2016 490
2017 310
2018 480

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2007 30
2010 70
2011 90
2012 100
2013 90
2014 90
2018 40

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 30
2013 50
2014 60
2015 210
2017 260
2018 120

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

Year Number
2005 100
2007 60
2008 60
2011 50
2012 150
2013 160
2014 140
2015 90
2016 120
2017 160
2018 200

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

Year Number
2005 30
2010 40
2011 50
2012 50

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130
2007 130
2008 130
2009 130
2010 120
2011 170
2012 140
2013 180
2014 120
2015 150
2016 230
2017 210
2018 230

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

Year Number
2009 50
2016 40
2017 40

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

Year Number
2012 40
2013 40
2014 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 560
2006 380
2007 480
2008 670
2009 610
2010 440
2011 460
2012 540
2013 630
2014 930
2015 910
2016 850
2017 650
2018 640

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2009 50
2010 50
2014 30

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2008 60
2009 90
2010 40
2011 60
2014 90
2016 110
2017 60
2018 70

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 900
2006 940
2007 900
2008 760
2010 480
2011 440
2012 820
2013 920
2014 890
2015 540
2016 830
2017 1,090
2018 1,110

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

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

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 90
2006 130
2007 110
2008 100
2009 60
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2013 60
2014 80
2015 90
2016 100
2017 150
2018 110

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 60
2007 50
2008 40
2010 50
2011 70
2012 70
2013 50

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 40
2006 60
2007 50
2014 40

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 70
2009 30
2010 30

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 100
2010 60

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2015 30

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 370
2007 570
2008 610
2010 500
2011 310
2012 250
2013 350
2014 370
2016 1,390
2017 1,560
2018 970

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2013 460
2014 370
2015 150
2016 280
2017 260
2018 290