Numbers of Production Occupations in Cedar Rapids, IA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 10,190
2006 10,610
2007 10,130
2008 10,360
2009 10,380
2010 8,860
2011 9,590
2012 9,170
2013 10,010
2014 9,840
2015 10,270
2016 9,640
2017 9,040
2018 8,340

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 640
2006 640
2007 690
2008 730
2009 740
2010 670
2011 660
2012 640
2013 570
2014 560
2015 620
2016 670
2017 680
2018 690

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 30
2007 120
2008 170
2009 180
2010 140
2011 150
2012 110
2014 550
2016 520

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 30
2007 50
2009 50

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 140
2006 100
2007 110
2008 150
2009 120
2010 70
2012 100
2013 170
2014 140
2015 100
2017 40

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 1,560
2006 1,870
2007 1,700
2008 1,820
2009 1,450
2010 750
2011 980
2012 1,240
2013 1,080
2014 830
2015 490
2016 560

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 100
2006 150
2007 240
2008 240
2009 180
2010 220
2011 400
2012 280
2013 480
2014 430
2015 450
2016 310

Bakers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 110
2007 80
2008 70
2009 90
2010 110
2011 90
2012 110
2013 130
2014 140
2015 160
2016 130
2017 120
2018 120

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 60
2006 120
2007 150
2008 170
2011 100
2014 150
2015 160
2016 180
2017 210
2018 220

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2012 40
2016 40
2017 70
2018 100

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2006 280
2007 340
2008 230
2012 500
2013 500
2014 250
2016 880
2017 890
2018 560

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2018 30

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 1,020
2007 930
2009 220
2012 40
2013 60

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2007 160
2008 100
2009 120
2010 170
2011 170
2012 170
2013 150
2014 110
2015 160
2016 150
2017 130
2018 160

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 90
2007 50
2010 30
2011 30
2012 100
2013 80
2014 80
2015 80

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

Year Number
2005 160
2006 180
2007 150
2008 190
2009 160
2010 200
2011 190
2012 210
2013 130
2014 190
2015 160
2016 250
2017 240
2018 280

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

Year Number
2005 30
2010 30

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

Year Number
2005 40
2006 30
2007 30
2010 40
2012 40
2014 30
2015 60
2016 40
2017 50

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

Year Number
2005 30
2007 50
2009 40
2012 50
2014 60
2015 50

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 210
2007 220
2008 130
2009 60
2012 110
2014 40
2015 50
2016 50
2017 80
2018 90

Machinists

Year Number
2005 360
2006 340
2007 330
2008 410
2009 470
2010 390
2011 240
2012 250
2013 250
2014 260
2015 250
2016 250
2017 250
2018 270

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

Year Number
2009 100
2010 190
2011 170
2014 30

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2009 40
2010 40
2012 50
2014 120

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 60
2007 70
2008 60
2009 50
2010 80
2011 70
2012 80
2013 50
2014 50
2015 50
2016 60
2017 50
2018 40

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 370
2006 290
2007 320
2008 410
2009 370
2010 320
2011 280
2012 350
2013 410
2014 470
2015 430
2016 380
2018 260

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

Year Number
2006 30
2007 40
2008 40
2009 50
2010 30
2011 30

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

Year Number
2007 140
2012 30

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2008 40
2009 30
2012 40
2013 50
2015 40
2016 30
2017 40

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2014 150
2015 150
2016 110
2017 70

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2006 120
2007 70
2008 70
2009 80
2010 100
2011 90
2012 60

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 360
2006 270
2007 320
2008 460
2009 500
2010 440
2011 380
2012 340
2013 260
2014 240
2015 210
2016 230
2017 190
2018 160

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2006 80
2007 100
2008 90
2009 60
2011 100
2012 110
2013 110
2015 100
2016 60
2017 100
2018 100

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 150
2006 150
2007 170
2008 210
2009 190
2010 140
2011 120
2012 100
2013 110
2014 120
2015 130
2016 110
2017 90
2018 100

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 40
2010 30

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 70
2007 50
2008 50
2010 40
2011 60
2012 80
2013 30
2015 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2011 60
2012 70
2013 70
2014 50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2009 40
2016 80
2017 90
2018 50

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 90
2007 120
2008 110
2009 120
2010 100
2011 90
2014 140
2015 120
2016 130
2017 100
2018 100

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70

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

Year Number
2005 580
2017 160
2018 110

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

Year Number
2005 40
2008 90
2009 130
2010 80
2011 40
2013 100
2015 120
2016 130

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2007 30

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 130
2008 200
2009 240
2010 290
2012 280
2013 190
2014 220
2015 150
2016 150
2017 140
2018 160

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 50
2008 40
2009 40
2013 160
2014 140
2015 130
2016 40
2017 40
2018 50

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

Year Number
2005 60
2011 40
2015 30
2016 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2007 230
2008 300
2009 430
2010 580
2011 550
2012 400
2013 480
2014 540
2015 760
2016 700
2017 640
2018 490

Dental Laboratory Technicians

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

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 510
2007 600
2008 820
2009 660
2010 440
2011 560
2012 820
2013 970
2014 990
2015 640
2016 570
2017 450
2018 660

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 80
2008 100
2009 90
2010 80
2011 80
2012 80
2013 80
2014 80
2015 70
2016 60
2017 70
2018 60

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2014 30
2015 60
2016 100
2017 80
2018 90

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 30
2010 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 60
2010 70
2012 80
2013 60

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 30
2008 40
2009 30

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2007 70

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 380
2006 310
2009 270
2010 300
2011 350
2018 220

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 330
2006 220
2007 190
2008 220
2009 300
2010 190
2011 200
2014 410
2015 510
2016 430
2017 280
2018 200

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 290
2013 450
2014 420
2015 510
2016 350
2017 210
2018 210