Numbers of Production Occupations in Charleston, WV

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 6,350
2006 6,030
2007 6,240
2008 6,390
2009 6,330
2010 5,720
2011 6,170
2012 6,040
2013 6,150
2014 6,170
2015 4,170
2016 4,300
2017 3,860
2018 3,990

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 540
2006 520
2007 510
2008 500
2009 500
2010 410
2011 430
2012 430
2013 460
2014 570
2015 340
2016 370
2017 290
2018 330

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2013 140
2014 160

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2012 100
2013 140
2014 160
2015 50
2016 60

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2007 190
2009 140
2013 30
2014 30
2015 50
2016 50

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 160
2007 690
2008 770
2009 680
2011 690
2012 690
2013 830
2014 950
2015 670
2016 530

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2006 70
2010 580
2011 650
2012 380
2013 420
2014 180
2016 40

Bakers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 50
2009 30
2010 40
2011 60
2012 60
2013 60
2014 70
2015 80
2016 100
2017 120
2018 90

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 190
2006 140
2007 150
2008 170
2009 190
2010 150
2011 130
2012 90
2013 90
2014 90
2015 100
2016 60
2017 60
2018 70

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 100
2006 100
2007 70

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

Year Number
2006 200
2007 160
2008 160
2009 30
2013 140
2014 140
2017 120

Machinists

Year Number
2005 290
2006 330
2007 440
2008 460
2009 240
2010 230
2011 180
2012 210
2013 200
2014 180
2015 90
2016 110
2017 130
2018 130

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

Year Number
2009 220
2010 210

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 680
2006 710
2007 670
2008 600
2009 530
2010 360
2011 420
2012 450
2013 470
2014 400
2015 220
2016 260
2017 230
2018 300

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 190
2006 230
2007 140
2008 140
2009 130
2010 90
2011 100
2012 60
2013 50
2014 60
2015 60
2016 70
2017 80
2018 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 170
2007 180
2008 170
2009 160
2010 150
2011 190
2012 180
2013 160
2014 140
2015 160
2016 190
2017 200
2018 200

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 90
2006 100
2007 70
2008 50
2009 50
2010 70
2011 70
2012 60
2013 40

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 80
2006 90
2009 50
2010 120
2011 110
2012 90
2013 40
2014 50

Upholsterers

Year Number
2009 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 70
2006 40
2013 30
2014 40

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2008 60
2009 50
2010 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 280
2006 340
2007 350
2008 220
2009 300
2010 300
2011 300
2012 230
2013 230
2014 220
2015 170
2016 150
2017 150
2018 190

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 340
2012 60
2013 100
2017 80
2018 70

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2007 60
2011 40
2012 70
2013 150
2014 190
2015 190
2018 40

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2017 40

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2012 50
2013 50

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 200
2006 110
2007 140
2010 320
2011 170
2012 360
2013 330
2014 510
2015 470
2016 480
2017 410
2018 310

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

Year Number
2005 60
2007 40

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 60
2007 40
2009 130
2011 140
2013 60
2014 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 400
2006 340
2007 350
2008 330
2009 310
2010 360
2011 440
2012 540
2013 440
2014 420
2015 270
2016 310
2017 280
2018 410

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 100
2007 80
2011 60
2012 100
2013 80
2014 50

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2017 30

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2015 30
2017 50
2018 50

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2007 50
2008 70
2009 90
2010 160
2011 540
2012 570
2013 450
2014 130
2015 80
2016 70
2017 70
2018 70

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

Year Number
2007 40
2009 30
2012 30
2013 40
2014 50

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40
2012 60
2013 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 40
2007 40
2008 50
2009 70
2010 70
2011 30

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 360
2006 340
2007 280
2008 310
2009 170
2010 150
2011 170
2012 220
2013 230
2014 220
2015 120
2016 160
2017 150
2018 170

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2014 50
2015 90
2016 140