Numbers of Production Occupations in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 6,670
2006 7,030
2007 6,790
2008 6,250
2009 5,180
2010 4,460
2011 3,940
2012 4,560
2013 6,510
2014 6,590
2015 6,080
2016 5,340
2017 5,270
2018 6,520

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 390
2006 430
2007 310
2008 390
2009 350
2010 400
2011 420
2012 410
2013 300
2014 300
2015 290
2016 410
2017 430
2018 450

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 90
2007 120

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2015 140

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2011 100

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 100
2006 200
2007 390
2008 410
2009 330
2010 240
2011 80
2012 200
2013 690
2014 590
2015 570
2016 200
2017 110

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2007 70
2008 70
2013 140
2014 150
2015 110

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2006 530
2007 590
2008 230
2009 180
2010 120
2011 120
2015 220
2016 440

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40
2015 60

Bakers

Year Number
2005 30
2007 110
2008 160
2009 110
2011 160
2012 180
2013 150
2014 160
2015 140
2016 240
2017 170
2018 150

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2006 100
2007 130
2008 120
2009 150
2010 160
2011 150
2012 180
2013 130
2014 140
2015 80
2016 70
2017 100
2018 120

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2006 260
2007 210

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50
2008 60
2009 80
2010 60
2011 40
2014 60
2015 70
2016 110
2017 130
2018 160

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2008 30
2013 70
2014 40
2015 40

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130
2007 40
2016 90
2017 110

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

Year Number
2005 120
2006 120
2007 170
2008 160
2009 70
2010 70
2011 50
2012 70
2013 60
2014 120
2015 130
2016 150
2017 140
2018 110

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 70
2007 60
2008 40
2009 40
2011 30
2018 30

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

Year Number
2006 30

Machinists

Year Number
2005 290
2006 220
2007 200
2008 260
2009 200
2010 150
2011 160
2012 290
2013 230
2014 370
2015 180
2016 170
2017 120
2018 130

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

Year Number
2007 60
2008 40
2009 50
2010 40
2011 50
2015 60
2016 100
2017 150
2018 210

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

Year Number
2018 110

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2006 30
2008 30
2010 60
2012 30
2013 30
2014 30
2015 90
2016 130
2017 110
2018 50

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 700
2006 800
2007 1,110
2008 970
2009 740
2010 670
2011 570
2012 780
2013 1,340
2014 1,210
2015 980
2016 480
2017 490
2018 410

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

Year Number
2007 230
2008 160

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 50
2006 60
2007 60
2008 70
2009 50
2010 60
2011 40
2014 30
2015 40
2016 80
2017 70
2018 70

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 30

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 160
2007 140
2008 150
2009 90
2010 150
2011 130
2012 110
2013 80
2014 100
2015 110
2016 160
2017 190
2018 180

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 100
2006 50
2009 50
2010 30
2011 30
2014 50
2015 50
2016 60
2018 40

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2008 40
2013 100
2014 80
2015 100
2016 100
2017 110
2018 190

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2011 40
2013 100

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2018 60

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 50
2006 90
2007 50
2008 40
2012 70
2013 70
2014 70

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2006 40
2007 30
2008 60
2009 60
2010 30

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 200
2006 270
2007 170
2008 190
2009 150
2010 100
2011 110
2012 140
2013 130
2014 130
2015 180
2016 240
2017 230
2018 310

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 50

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 40
2006 30

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 40
2009 30
2010 50
2011 50
2012 70
2013 50
2014 70
2018 50

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2008 80
2013 120
2018 90

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

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 40
2016 60
2017 60
2018 50

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 560
2006 460
2007 440
2008 360
2009 270
2010 250
2011 240
2012 300
2013 730
2014 800
2015 650
2016 250
2017 280

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2012 30
2018 30

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 250
2006 330
2007 240
2008 380
2009 370
2010 240
2011 120
2014 270
2015 340
2016 230
2017 140
2018 260

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2007 100
2008 60
2009 50
2016 110
2017 90
2018 130

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2018 80

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2009 60
2010 30
2017 60
2018 50

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2007 180
2008 200
2009 240
2010 180
2011 180
2012 210
2013 190
2014 240
2015 270
2016 260
2017 170
2018 140

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2016 70
2017 70
2018 120