Numbers of Production Occupations in Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 15,010
2006 15,040
2007 16,570
2008 16,920
2009 16,070
2010 14,230
2011 14,240
2012 14,760
2013 15,770
2014 16,710
2015 17,830
2016 15,750
2017 15,240
2018 14,250

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 1,380
2006 1,600
2007 1,620
2008 1,730
2009 1,710
2010 1,600
2011 1,570
2012 1,750
2013 1,780
2014 1,760
2015 1,530
2016 1,570
2017 1,590
2018 1,640

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 70
2009 60
2010 140
2011 130
2012 110

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 270
2006 380
2007 610
2008 1,110
2009 750
2010 630
2011 280
2012 350
2013 240
2014 260
2015 240
2016 260
2017 300
2018 300

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 470
2006 670
2007 1,090
2008 800
2009 530
2010 260
2011 250
2012 260
2014 670
2015 750
2016 460

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 130
2006 80
2007 60
2008 130
2009 200
2010 260
2011 310
2012 240
2013 130
2014 120
2015 60
2016 30

Bakers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50
2007 50
2008 70
2012 120
2014 270

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2006 80
2007 100
2008 140
2009 150
2010 130
2011 80
2012 80
2013 110
2014 100
2015 100
2016 70
2017 70
2018 70

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 180
2006 110

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2006 50
2007 50
2008 90
2009 100
2010 100
2014 60
2015 90
2016 80

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2008 30
2009 40
2012 50
2013 40
2014 50
2015 60

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 130
2006 130
2007 230
2008 140
2009 100
2017 180
2018 120

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2014 30

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

Year Number
2007 150
2009 60

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 140
2007 90
2008 70
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40

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

Year Number
2011 110
2012 140

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

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130
2007 170
2008 290
2009 320
2010 300
2011 220
2012 80
2013 110
2014 130
2015 260
2016 280
2017 280
2018 270

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

Year Number
2006 50

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

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 70
2008 120
2009 90
2010 50
2011 40
2012 60
2013 80
2014 40
2016 30

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

Year Number
2005 130
2006 210
2007 170
2008 80
2009 60
2010 70

Machinists

Year Number
2005 600
2006 720
2007 710
2008 730
2009 700
2010 610
2011 630
2012 710
2013 700
2014 530
2015 590
2016 560
2017 670
2018 410

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 50
2008 50

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2007 40
2008 40

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

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40

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

Year Number
2009 50
2010 40
2014 140
2016 130
2017 40

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 1,380
2006 1,570
2007 2,090
2008 2,370
2009 2,190
2010 1,770
2011 1,880
2012 1,680
2013 1,850
2014 1,870
2015 2,310
2016 1,760
2017 1,980
2018 1,900

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

Year Number
2014 260
2015 250
2016 200

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

Year Number
2007 120
2010 70
2011 120
2013 60
2014 70

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 70
2013 360
2014 290
2015 90

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2011 30
2012 40
2013 30
2018 50

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2012 40

Printing Press Operators

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

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 40
2007 30

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 270
2006 270
2007 330
2008 340
2009 300
2010 300
2011 230
2012 170
2013 200
2014 200
2015 240
2016 240
2017 290
2018 330

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2007 190
2008 110
2012 50
2013 60
2014 120
2017 60

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 110
2010 40
2011 30
2012 40
2014 60
2015 70
2016 70
2017 80
2018 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 80
2006 60
2007 40
2008 50
2009 70
2010 70
2011 70
2012 40
2014 90
2015 110
2016 150
2017 70
2018 60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 150
2006 150
2007 190
2011 120
2012 140
2013 80
2014 90
2018 260

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 260
2007 220
2008 240
2012 140
2014 230
2016 240
2017 170
2018 240

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2013 40
2014 40

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 90
2006 100
2013 30
2017 50
2018 50

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

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

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 220
2007 330
2008 270
2009 250
2010 230
2011 230
2012 210
2013 160
2014 200
2015 270
2016 240
2017 260
2018 200

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 1,710
2006 1,590
2007 1,590
2008 1,230
2009 850
2010 460
2011 380
2013 890
2014 1,010
2015 880
2016 580
2018 370

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2007 140
2008 140
2009 130
2010 90
2013 70

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2005 1,660
2006 1,760
2007 1,750
2008 1,930
2009 1,960
2010 2,150
2011 1,910
2012 1,860
2013 1,990
2014 1,990
2015 2,320
2016 2,080
2017 2,180
2018 1,630

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2008 70
2013 80

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 570
2007 710
2008 630
2009 710
2010 570
2011 990
2012 860
2013 960
2014 720
2015 1,080
2016 1,640
2017 1,590
2018 1,820

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

Year Number
2006 90
2007 140
2008 110
2009 140
2011 150
2012 90
2013 80
2014 130
2015 80
2016 60

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

Year Number
2006 60
2007 130
2008 100
2009 100
2014 50
2018 80

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2006 40
2007 50
2008 50
2017 50
2018 50

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 140
2006 220
2007 160
2008 270
2009 300
2010 240
2011 120
2012 140
2013 170
2014 250
2015 290
2016 270
2017 180
2018 120

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 130
2006 140
2007 110
2008 110
2009 110
2010 70

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

Year Number
2005 140
2006 70
2007 80
2008 100
2009 110
2010 70
2014 30

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

Year Number
2008 50
2009 50
2010 50
2011 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 480
2006 420
2007 360
2008 410
2009 580
2010 580
2011 790
2012 640
2013 1,000
2014 830
2015 780
2016 720
2017 800
2018 770

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2010 40
2011 60
2012 30
2013 40
2015 50
2016 50

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2007 80
2012 40
2013 40
2018 40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 340
2007 310
2008 230
2009 250
2010 170
2012 140
2015 440
2016 370
2017 200
2018 150

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

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 140
2011 210
2012 230
2013 410
2014 680
2015 660
2017 240
2018 300

Painters, Transportation Equipment

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

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 50

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 50
2010 40
2011 30
2012 40

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2009 50
2011 100
2016 190
2017 170
2018 190

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 620
2006 440
2007 450
2008 790
2009 850
2010 740
2011 710
2012 1,090
2013 940
2014 960
2015 1,060
2016 810
2017 830
2018 630