Numbers of Production Occupations in Bellingham, WA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 5,860
2006 6,180
2007 6,290
2008 6,330
2009 6,160
2010 5,590
2011 5,520
2012 5,370
2013 5,630
2014 6,350
2015 6,280
2016 6,410
2017 6,410
2018 6,990

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 480
2006 530
2007 490
2008 430
2009 400
2010 410
2011 410
2012 410
2013 440
2014 450
2015 450
2016 500
2017 540
2018 630

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 60
2008 90
2009 140
2010 150
2011 100
2013 30
2015 40
2016 40

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2006 70
2007 140
2008 170

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2005 50
2008 180
2009 130
2010 40
2014 50
2015 90
2016 110
2018 40

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 660
2006 470
2007 580
2008 530
2009 530
2010 380
2011 260
2012 190
2013 160
2014 440
2015 660
2016 730

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 210
2008 160
2009 160
2010 140
2011 210
2012 200
2013 130
2014 40

Bakers

Year Number
2005 90
2006 160
2007 160
2008 190
2009 110
2010 110
2011 90
2012 180
2013 230
2014 210
2015 130
2016 120
2017 100
2018 160

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 70
2008 50
2009 30
2010 50
2011 70
2012 90
2013 90
2014 130
2015 140
2016 140
2017 130
2018 100

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 250
2006 260
2007 250
2008 260
2009 360
2010 400
2011 380
2012 250
2013 280
2014 330
2015 400
2016 340

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 130
2007 160
2010 80
2011 140
2012 170
2013 120
2014 180
2015 150
2016 160
2017 130
2018 180

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 160
2006 220
2007 190
2008 120
2009 50

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 50
2007 40
2008 50
2009 30
2015 30

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

Year Number
2011 40
2013 130

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 110
2007 70
2008 60
2009 60
2010 70
2017 50
2018 60

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

Year Number
2005 30
2010 40
2015 40

Machinists

Year Number
2005 250
2006 150
2008 80
2009 90
2010 160
2011 230
2012 230
2013 190
2014 200
2015 190
2016 230
2017 250
2018 400

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 70
2008 160
2009 140
2010 150
2013 180
2014 280
2015 230
2016 120
2017 110
2018 120

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

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 30
2018 60

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 260
2006 280
2007 370
2008 510
2009 470
2010 250
2011 200
2012 230
2013 230
2014 300
2015 290
2016 350
2017 400
2018 360

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 80
2014 50
2015 40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 50
2006 30
2009 80
2010 130
2011 100
2013 80
2014 90
2015 100
2016 50
2017 40
2018 50

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2015 50

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 100
2007 50
2008 40
2009 70
2010 70
2011 100
2012 100
2013 130
2014 110
2015 100
2016 90
2017 70
2018 90

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2006 60
2007 80
2008 70
2017 60
2018 60

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 50
2006 30
2007 90
2008 110
2009 110
2010 80
2011 70
2012 90
2013 50
2014 80
2015 80
2016 90
2018 40

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2017 30

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2013 70
2014 70

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

Year Number
2008 130
2018 140

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

Year Number
2017 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 130
2006 180
2007 170
2008 80
2009 60
2010 60
2011 100
2012 80
2014 50
2015 50
2016 40
2017 100
2018 130

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2007 140
2008 150
2010 60
2011 60
2013 80
2014 110
2015 90
2016 90
2017 130
2018 140

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 240
2006 250
2007 150
2008 80
2009 60
2011 110
2012 110
2013 140
2014 110
2015 90
2016 90
2017 110
2018 160

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 30

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40
2008 40
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2013 50
2014 60
2015 70
2016 120
2017 130
2018 140

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2007 270

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2014 80
2015 40
2016 40
2017 30

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

Year Number
2011 80
2012 100
2013 50
2017 70
2018 80

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

Year Number
2009 40
2010 50
2011 110
2016 30

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2009 50
2013 80
2014 90
2015 110
2016 70
2017 40
2018 110

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

Year Number
2009 70
2010 50
2011 40

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

Year Number
2007 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 250
2006 260
2007 250
2008 210
2009 210
2010 230
2011 250
2012 260
2013 320
2014 350
2015 390
2016 320
2017 270
2018 300

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2008 50
2009 50
2010 40
2011 40
2013 40
2014 40
2015 40
2016 50
2017 50

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2010 40
2011 30

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 150
2006 180
2007 210
2008 300
2009 420
2010 230
2011 230
2012 240
2013 300
2014 290
2015 240
2016 210
2017 210
2018 220

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

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2014 50
2015 40
2016 40
2017 30

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2013 40
2014 70
2015 60
2016 70
2018 90

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 30

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 30
2006 50

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 60
2007 50
2008 40
2012 30
2015 40
2016 50
2017 40
2018 40

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2011 60
2012 40

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 310
2006 330
2007 280
2008 380
2009 560
2010 470
2012 170
2013 240
2014 210
2015 190
2016 160
2018 120

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 180
2013 140
2014 100
2015 210
2018 150