Numbers of Production Occupations in Bowling Green, KY

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 7,480
2006 7,160
2007 7,510
2008 7,730
2009 6,070
2010 5,600
2011 5,090
2012 5,970
2013 6,170
2014 6,090
2015 8,880
2016 9,740
2017 10,070
2018 9,870

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 470
2006 370
2007 370
2008 430
2009 380
2010 330
2011 260
2012 260
2013 300
2014 430
2015 540
2016 620
2017 520
2018 520

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2008 40
2016 30
2017 30

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 960
2006 1,010
2007 1,020
2008 1,060
2009 990
2010 830
2011 860
2012 810
2013 960
2014 810
2015 2,550
2016 2,330

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2008 490
2011 380
2012 440
2013 280
2014 310
2016 430

Bakers

Year Number
2007 80
2015 40
2016 50
2017 60

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 30
2008 40
2009 40
2010 30
2015 60
2016 50

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2016 70

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 970
2009 380

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2007 100
2008 230
2009 220
2010 200
2011 150
2012 220
2013 190
2014 130
2016 50
2017 170
2018 160

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2017 50
2018 40

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

Year Number
2015 130
2016 180
2017 170

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

Year Number
2005 200
2006 230
2007 160
2008 290
2010 250
2011 190
2012 190
2013 160
2014 200
2015 260
2016 310
2017 180
2018 190

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

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2008 50

Machinists

Year Number
2005 110
2006 110
2007 190
2008 360
2009 320
2010 350
2011 250
2012 290
2013 240
2015 70
2016 130
2017 220
2018 270

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

Year Number
2012 100
2014 130
2015 190
2016 240
2017 210

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 90
2007 120
2008 110
2012 160
2013 180
2014 50
2015 100
2016 130
2017 180
2018 170

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 70
2008 70
2009 70
2010 100
2011 160
2012 170
2013 180
2014 110
2015 200
2016 220
2017 400
2018 440

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

Year Number
2009 40
2010 40
2013 60
2014 50
2015 150
2016 170
2017 170
2018 120

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2012 40
2013 30

Printing Press Operators

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

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 250
2006 140
2007 110
2008 110
2009 150
2010 120
2011 100
2012 90
2013 130
2014 150
2015 150
2016 120
2017 120
2018 130

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2007 70
2008 80
2009 70

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2015 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2016 30
2017 40

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2011 50
2014 40
2015 30
2016 30

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2006 130
2007 160
2008 110
2009 60
2012 80
2013 80
2017 100

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2013 30

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2008 40
2009 50
2010 40
2015 40
2017 50
2018 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 100
2006 130
2007 150
2008 120
2009 120
2010 40
2013 80
2014 110
2015 100
2016 140
2017 200
2018 200

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 50
2008 70
2009 80
2015 40
2017 50

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2007 80
2011 30
2012 40
2013 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 380
2006 370
2007 330
2008 340
2009 220
2010 250
2011 230
2012 280
2013 320
2014 420
2015 540
2016 560
2017 480
2018 490

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 540
2008 290
2009 260
2016 900
2017 900
2018 890

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

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2010 50
2012 60
2013 70
2014 90
2015 70
2016 90
2017 40
2018 70

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 30
2012 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2016 40
2018 40

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 60
2013 40
2014 40
2015 40

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2018 50

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2008 220
2015 230
2016 310
2017 300

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 480
2006 480
2008 860
2009 690
2010 410
2011 210
2012 220
2013 150
2014 210
2015 180
2016 260
2017 160
2018 180

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2016 990
2017 1,260
2018 700