Numbers of Production Occupations in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 53,980
2006 53,640
2007 51,310
2008 52,590
2009 46,670
2010 45,100
2011 43,230
2012 45,110
2013 42,560
2014 42,380
2015 40,120
2016 41,460
2017 40,880
2018 43,420

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 4,050
2006 4,060
2007 4,310
2008 4,350
2009 3,920
2010 3,600
2011 3,340
2012 3,410
2013 3,370
2014 3,440
2015 3,430
2016 3,440
2017 3,450
2018 3,440

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2005 150
2009 350

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2005 40

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 660
2006 670
2007 1,140
2008 1,290
2009 1,410
2012 1,900
2013 1,470
2014 1,410
2015 1,480
2016 1,630

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 150
2007 100
2008 90
2009 180
2010 210
2011 200
2012 220
2013 340
2014 420
2015 320
2016 180

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2006 240
2007 190
2008 180
2010 130
2011 120
2012 80
2013 80
2014 70
2015 70
2017 40

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 420
2006 450
2007 400
2008 420
2009 600
2010 500
2011 480
2012 400
2013 330
2014 350
2015 260
2016 180
2017 240
2018 250

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2006 490
2010 40
2017 40

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 4,490
2006 5,290
2007 4,550
2008 5,860
2009 4,010
2010 3,530
2011 3,350
2012 3,270
2013 2,730
2014 2,120
2015 1,970
2016 2,180

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 3,500
2006 2,250
2007 710
2008 1,280
2009 1,180
2010 1,420
2011 1,180
2012 1,210
2013 1,160
2014 1,310
2015 1,460
2016 1,300

Bakers

Year Number
2005 940
2006 1,010
2007 1,150
2008 1,130
2009 1,240
2010 1,940
2011 1,840
2012 1,860
2013 1,620
2014 1,840
2015 1,730
2016 1,910
2017 2,310
2018 2,350

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 860
2006 900
2007 860
2008 750
2009 670
2010 780
2011 880
2012 950
2013 890
2014 800
2015 740
2016 740
2017 670
2018 680

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 360
2006 350
2007 360
2008 430
2009 400
2010 350
2011 290
2012 260
2013 250
2014 140
2015 220
2016 260
2017 320
2018 200

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2007 100
2009 130
2013 70

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

Year Number
2007 80
2008 150
2009 170
2010 170
2011 210
2012 220
2013 230

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 510
2006 400
2007 570
2008 570
2009 570
2010 480
2011 480
2012 490
2013 600
2014 630
2015 1,080
2016 1,250
2017 1,480
2018 1,760

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 170
2006 230
2007 200
2008 100
2009 130
2011 170
2012 120
2013 210
2015 560

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,190
2006 1,030
2007 1,010
2008 890
2009 710
2012 480
2013 730
2014 690
2016 170
2017 190
2018 390

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 500
2006 520
2007 240
2008 210
2009 180
2010 220
2011 420
2012 430
2013 330
2014 330
2015 290
2016 320
2017 440
2018 490

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 40
2006 60
2007 50
2008 50
2009 40
2010 60
2011 100
2012 120
2013 80
2014 110
2015 110
2016 160
2017 210
2018 180

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

Year Number
2005 570
2009 280
2010 190
2011 180
2012 130
2016 110
2017 80
2018 80

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

Year Number
2005 150
2006 190
2008 150
2009 150
2010 180
2013 100

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

Year Number
2008 450
2009 460
2012 40
2014 230
2015 170

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

Year Number
2005 1,260
2006 1,070
2007 940
2008 1,150
2009 990
2010 950
2011 610
2012 600
2013 450
2014 390
2015 310
2016 420
2018 380

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

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

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

Year Number
2005 360
2006 280
2007 340
2008 310
2009 270
2010 80
2011 160
2012 150
2013 170
2014 110
2015 120
2016 140
2017 120
2018 160

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

Year Number
2005 220
2006 200
2007 230
2008 210
2009 110
2010 130
2011 170
2012 200
2015 50
2016 140

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 120
2007 100
2008 160
2009 130
2010 120
2011 80
2012 140
2013 80
2014 100
2015 50
2016 40
2018 50

Machinists

Year Number
2005 2,190
2006 2,550
2007 2,520
2008 2,710
2009 1,960
2010 1,990
2011 1,430
2012 1,600
2013 1,540
2014 1,710
2015 1,620
2016 1,640
2017 1,470
2018 1,580

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 150
2009 280
2011 230
2013 50

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2009 50
2010 40
2011 40

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

Year Number
2005 450
2006 550
2007 430
2008 560
2009 500
2012 330
2014 300
2015 210

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

Year Number
2006 330
2008 180
2009 90
2010 190
2011 210
2012 190
2015 370
2016 200
2018 160

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 360
2006 310
2007 210
2008 230
2009 270
2010 290
2011 190
2012 250
2013 220
2014 210
2015 190
2016 150
2017 130
2018 100

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 1,010
2006 1,220
2007 1,180
2008 1,530
2009 1,520
2010 1,400
2011 1,430
2012 1,510
2013 1,370
2014 1,610
2015 1,150
2016 1,260
2017 1,040
2018 1,170

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

Year Number
2007 310
2008 280
2010 120
2011 110
2013 170
2014 230
2015 150
2016 180
2017 150
2018 180

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

Year Number
2008 200
2009 200
2010 190

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2009 30
2018 50

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

Year Number
2005 170
2006 130
2008 240
2009 280
2010 220
2011 210
2012 180
2013 270
2014 210
2015 120
2016 90
2017 90
2018 170

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 40
2008 50

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 270
2006 300
2007 350
2008 170
2009 100
2010 120
2011 170
2012 170
2013 120
2014 170
2015 230
2016 240
2017 230
2018 170

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 570
2006 530
2007 420
2008 470
2009 460
2010 410
2011 420
2012 440
2013 440
2014 290
2015 370
2016 390
2017 570
2018 460

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 1,820
2006 1,830
2007 1,890
2008 1,460
2009 1,220
2010 1,080
2011 1,090
2012 1,030
2013 1,080
2014 990
2015 1,060
2016 1,000
2017 890
2018 1,080

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 520,380
2006 590,370
2007 560,130,460
2008 550,190,400
2009 330,130,290
2010 370
2011 380
2012 450
2013 370
2014 530
2015 460
2016 540
2017 260
2018 220

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 1,790
2006 1,840
2007 1,620
2008 1,820
2009 1,820
2010 1,840
2011 1,850
2012 2,070
2013 2,110
2014 1,880
2015 1,910
2016 2,010
2017 2,260
2018 2,420

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 750
2006 500
2007 540
2008 390
2009 420
2010 360
2011 490
2012 510
2013 490
2014 420
2015 400
2016 340
2017 290
2018 200

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 1,200
2006 970
2007 970
2008 930
2009 830
2010 820
2011 870
2012 980
2013 930
2014 700
2015 590
2016 510
2017 650
2018 590

Sewers, Hand

Year Number
2011 50
2013 40
2014 60

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 260
2007 520
2008 470
2009 240
2010 490
2011 430
2012 480
2013 410
2014 450
2015 370
2016 280

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 70
2009 40
2010 30
2012 40
2013 40
2014 60
2016 60
2017 50
2018 50

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40

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

Year Number
2005 80
2007 30

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40
2008 40
2009 50
2010 40
2014 40
2016 30

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 90
2007 130
2008 170
2009 90
2010 100
2011 90
2012 90
2013 70
2014 70
2015 100
2016 160

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2008 80
2009 80
2010 40
2011 40
2012 110
2013 140
2014 150
2015 140
2017 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 470
2006 520
2007 520
2008 500
2009 420
2010 410
2011 370
2012 290
2013 310
2014 340
2015 360
2016 280
2017 230
2018 160

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2005 180
2006 130
2007 130
2008 180
2009 130
2010 110
2011 60
2012 70
2013 80
2014 140
2015 190
2016 180
2017 120
2018 30

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 240
2006 110
2007 130
2009 60
2011 190
2012 200
2016 60
2017 70
2018 110

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2006 190
2007 230
2008 190
2009 90
2010 50
2011 50
2012 70
2013 120
2014 190
2015 200
2016 160
2017 200
2018 190

Woodworkers, All Other

Year Number
2008 60
2012 190
2013 200
2014 90
2015 110
2016 160
2018 110

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2007 260
2017 60
2018 50

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 100
2006 100
2008 220
2014 270
2016 160
2017 320
2018 320

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 720
2006 600
2007 660
2008 720
2009 760
2010 620
2011 250
2012 210
2013 200
2014 270
2015 360
2016 380
2017 500
2018 490

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 520
2006 480
2007 490
2008 770
2009 810
2010 870
2011 670
2012 750
2013 880
2014 770
2015 750
2016 780
2017 780
2018 770

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 460
2006 260
2007 240
2008 300
2009 300
2010 210
2012 140
2014 300
2015 230
2016 260
2017 150
2018 90

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2006 100
2007 80
2008 120

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2007 70
2009 80
2010 60
2011 80
2015 120

Plant and System Operators, All Other

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

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 740
2006 810
2007 470
2008 480
2009 290
2010 240
2011 230
2012 200
2014 700
2015 690
2016 540
2017 640
2018 740

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

Year Number
2005 220
2006 260
2007 170
2008 200
2009 130
2010 280
2011 380
2012 360
2013 200
2014 250
2015 240
2016 300
2017 260
2018 370

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

Year Number
2005 170
2006 150
2007 160
2008 130
2009 140
2010 110
2011 200
2012 200
2013 130
2014 190
2015 130
2016 220
2017 150
2018 140

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 70
2008 160
2009 110
2010 90
2011 50
2012 60
2013 180
2014 160
2016 60
2017 60
2018 50

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,180
2006 1,200
2007 910
2008 1,020
2009 840
2010 700
2011 480
2012 620
2013 550
2014 590
2015 390
2016 600
2017 770
2018 950

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 290
2006 200
2007 260
2008 210
2009 150
2010 110
2011 50
2012 90
2013 100
2014 130

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 310
2006 230
2007 360
2008 370
2009 350
2010 190
2011 90
2012 260
2013 270
2014 230
2015 100
2016 80
2017 90
2018 130

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

Year Number
2005 380
2006 320
2007 340
2008 310
2009 240
2010 280
2011 380
2012 280
2013 260

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

Year Number
2005 130
2006 140
2007 50
2008 80
2009 80
2010 90
2011 70
2012 50
2013 40
2014 40
2015 40
2016 60
2017 90
2018 110

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 2,920
2006 2,840
2007 3,290
2008 2,500
2009 2,180
2010 2,070
2011 2,170
2012 2,300
2013 2,440
2014 2,400
2015 2,250
2016 2,060
2017 1,920
2018 1,930

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2006 230
2007 230
2008 140
2016 190
2017 150

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 220
2006 180
2008 280
2009 220
2010 270
2011 330
2012 450
2013 300
2014 280
2015 220
2016 230
2017 200
2018 150

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2005 40
2006 70
2007 110
2008 60
2009 60
2010 40
2011 70
2012 90
2013 80
2014 200
2015 340
2016 360
2017 300

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2006 330
2007 250
2008 150
2009 120
2010 270
2011 330
2012 320
2016 220
2017 290
2018 230

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 3,520
2006 4,300
2007 3,670
2008 3,210
2009 2,400
2010 2,280
2011 2,090
2012 2,290
2013 1,970
2014 1,970
2015 1,700
2016 2,550
2017 2,570
2018 2,570

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

Year Number
2005 320
2006 290
2007 330
2008 300
2009 260
2010 230
2011 250
2012 210
2013 140
2014 240
2015 190
2016 190
2017 120
2018 130

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 340
2006 370
2007 320
2008 340
2009 270
2010 320
2011 350
2012 330
2013 350
2014 290
2015 240
2016 220
2017 290
2018 290

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 160
2009 190
2010 140
2011 130
2012 50
2013 60
2014 60
2015 70
2016 120
2017 140
2018 180

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 330
2006 140,340
2007 120,450
2008 420
2009 440
2010 430
2011 420
2012 560
2013 400
2014 290
2015 170
2016 240
2017 230
2018 180

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 70
2006 40
2007 50
2008 60
2009 90
2010 60
2013 50
2014 50
2015 70
2016 50
2017 80

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 240
2009 250
2010 240
2015 30
2017 40
2018 40

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2009 80
2011 80
2018 30

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2007 120
2008 150
2009 130
2010 90
2011 90
2012 180
2013 150
2014 130
2015 160
2016 160
2017 120
2018 90

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 370
2006 360
2007 390
2008 330
2009 400
2010 360
2011 420
2012 200
2013 210
2014 210
2015 220
2016 420
2018 960

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 1,940
2006 2,130
2007 2,620
2008 2,750
2009 2,800
2010 2,490
2011 2,640
2012 2,330
2013 2,150
2014 2,270
2015 2,320
2016 1,970
2017 1,440
2018 1,170

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 870
2013 1,160
2014 1,240
2015 1,490
2016 1,230
2017 1,220
2018 1,600