Numbers of Production Occupations in Burlington, NC

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 9,830
2006 8,920
2007 8,860
2008 8,710
2009 7,570
2010 7,010
2011 7,450
2012 7,960
2013 6,990
2014 7,840
2015 7,910
2016 8,390
2017 7,730
2018 7,670

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 660
2006 620
2007 650
2008 610
2009 560
2010 500
2011 510
2012 530
2013 450
2014 470
2015 430
2016 410
2017 440
2018 440

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2009 70
2010 70
2011 70
2012 70
2013 50
2014 60
2015 40
2016 40

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2007 70
2008 50
2012 40
2013 30

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 1,330
2006 1,090
2007 1,340
2008 1,910
2009 1,480
2010 1,160
2011 1,220
2012 1,280
2013 1,060
2014 1,050
2015 720
2016 980

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2011 190
2013 410
2014 300
2015 60
2016 50

Bakers

Year Number
2005 40
2009 30
2010 30
2011 40
2016 30
2017 40

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2007 40
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2017 40
2018 40

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 40
2008 50

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2007 180
2008 110
2009 110
2010 130
2011 160
2012 170
2013 140
2014 90
2018 60

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

Year Number
2006 110
2007 100
2010 90
2011 90
2012 80

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 190
2007 100
2008 120
2009 80
2010 90
2011 70
2012 90
2013 70
2014 70
2015 110
2016 110

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

Year Number
2012 30

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

Year Number
2017 180

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

Year Number
2014 140
2015 180
2016 150

Machinists

Year Number
2005 290
2008 280
2009 100
2010 80
2011 70
2012 70
2013 310
2015 360
2018 370

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

Year Number
2005 110
2007 120
2008 140
2009 200
2010 260
2011 280
2012 210
2013 70
2014 290
2015 390
2016 460
2017 270
2018 290

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

Year Number
2015 140

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 50
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2014 30
2015 30
2016 60
2018 60

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2007 50
2008 40
2009 50
2010 60
2011 40
2012 40
2013 50
2014 70
2015 80
2016 90
2017 150
2018 220

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2007 40
2008 30

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2007 210
2008 110
2009 160
2010 200
2011 150
2012 90
2013 90
2014 120
2015 100
2016 80
2017 90
2018 110

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2007 70
2008 70
2009 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 50
2009 180
2010 140
2011 170
2012 190
2013 190
2014 210
2015 200
2016 160
2017 130
2018 80

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 240
2006 140
2007 100
2008 160
2009 110
2010 90
2011 90
2012 100
2013 80
2014 40
2016 40
2017 40
2018 50

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 590
2007 440
2008 370
2009 370
2010 280
2011 330
2012 270
2013 260
2014 310
2015 230
2016 250
2017 280
2018 270

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 310
2006 280
2007 310
2008 280
2009 240
2010 180
2011 220
2012 280
2013 300
2014 310
2015 320
2016 330
2017 380
2018 260

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 70

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 760
2006 900
2007 740
2008 900
2009 600
2010 480
2011 400
2012 460
2013 430
2014 440
2015 670
2016 640
2017 560
2018 340

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

Year Number
2005 410
2006 280
2007 440
2008 340
2011 340
2012 360
2013 330
2014 320
2015 460
2016 440
2017 270
2018 300

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

Year Number
2015 40
2016 40
2017 50

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 60
2018 290

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2006 40
2016 40
2017 50
2018 50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2012 50
2013 50
2014 40
2015 40
2017 50

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 70
2007 50
2009 40
2010 50
2011 50
2012 100
2015 50
2016 50
2017 40
2018 50

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 160
2007 120
2008 60
2009 50
2011 30
2014 50
2015 60
2016 60
2017 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 100
2007 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 870
2006 820
2007 690
2008 600
2009 570
2010 590
2011 740
2012 590
2013 570
2014 600
2015 590
2016 630
2017 650
2018 600

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 930
2006 640
2007 480
2008 580
2009 490
2010 470
2011 290
2012 290
2013 330
2014 510
2015 400
2016 350
2017 490
2018 470

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 140
2007 130
2008 140
2009 40

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 140
2008 210
2009 160
2010 60
2011 80
2012 110
2013 120
2017 130
2018 160

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 540
2006 480
2007 480
2008 330
2009 320
2010 360
2011 520
2012 580
2013 470
2014 590
2016 1,110
2017 660
2018 450

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 270
2013 210
2014 160