Numbers of Production Occupations in Colorado Springs, CO

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 12,350
2006 12,260
2007 11,180
2008 10,720
2009 9,420
2010 9,210
2011 9,230
2012 8,850
2013 8,290
2014 8,420
2015 8,950
2016 8,580
2017 8,010
2018 7,810

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 710
2006 720
2007 660
2008 650
2009 520
2010 570
2011 560
2012 560
2013 510
2014 520
2015 520
2016 520
2017 530
2018 530

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 650
2007 1,640
2009 520
2010 490
2011 520
2012 610
2013 430

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 170
2007 100
2008 130
2009 110
2013 220

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 90
2008 90
2009 90
2010 80
2011 50
2016 30
2018 30

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 740
2006 600
2007 580
2008 620
2009 520
2010 650
2011 560
2012 320
2013 320
2014 290
2015 240
2016 230

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 630
2006 630
2007 530
2008 580
2010 380
2011 330
2013 530
2014 280
2015 380
2016 380

Bakers

Year Number
2005 180
2006 290
2007 300
2008 340
2009 260
2010 220
2011 200
2012 210
2013 250
2014 260
2015 210
2016 300
2017 370
2018 480

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 220
2006 180
2007 180
2008 170
2009 220
2010 270
2011 290
2012 250
2013 240
2014 190
2015 230
2016 290
2017 270
2018 230

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

Year Number
2015 50
2016 40

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2006 80
2007 70
2011 60
2013 120
2017 40
2018 60

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 40

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 290
2007 100
2008 70
2009 90
2014 60
2015 70
2016 120
2017 90
2018 80

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 270
2006 260
2007 110
2010 120
2011 190
2012 170
2013 100
2016 100
2017 140

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 30
2013 60
2017 40

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

Year Number
2011 90

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

Year Number
2010 60

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

Year Number
2005 250
2006 240
2007 120
2008 120
2009 110
2010 110
2013 180
2014 90
2016 40

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

Year Number
2007 80
2008 90

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

Year Number
2007 90
2008 70
2009 50
2010 30
2013 30
2018 40

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

Year Number
2005 40
2013 40
2015 30

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

Year Number
2006 50
2007 70
2008 90

Machinists

Year Number
2005 470
2006 680
2007 580
2008 520
2009 520
2010 510
2011 510
2012 450
2013 390
2014 480
2015 450
2016 460
2017 320
2018 290

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

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 140
2008 160
2009 90
2010 90
2011 80
2012 80
2017 150
2018 140

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

Year Number
2005 250
2006 330
2007 360
2008 400
2009 360
2011 290
2012 250
2013 50
2014 120
2016 160
2017 160
2018 200

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2008 70
2009 70
2010 50
2011 40
2012 30
2013 40
2014 50
2015 60
2016 50
2017 50
2018 60

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 230
2006 270
2007 320
2008 330
2009 300
2010 220
2011 250
2012 230
2013 220
2014 180
2015 250
2016 270
2017 300
2018 260

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

Year Number
2005 30
2006 60

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 50
2009 30
2017 40
2018 90

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 90
2006 70
2007 50

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 90
2007 50
2008 60
2009 40
2011 60
2014 110
2015 70
2016 50

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2006 190
2007 330
2008 330
2009 210
2010 200
2011 150
2012 190
2013 170
2014 200
2015 230
2016 240
2017 270
2018 210

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2007 80,210
2008 150
2010 110
2015 90
2016 90
2017 80

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 510
2006 420
2007 540
2008 470
2010 380
2011 430
2012 410
2013 430
2014 480
2015 500
2016 590
2017 520
2018 440

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 100
2006 90
2007 70
2008 60
2010 90
2012 130
2013 90
2014 60

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 130
2006 170
2008 80
2009 90
2010 90
2011 140
2012 120
2013 80
2014 80
2015 100
2016 120
2017 120
2018 120

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 80
2007 80
2013 40
2014 50
2015 70

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 210
2006 290
2007 310
2008 250
2009 200
2010 190
2011 140
2012 190
2013 120
2014 120
2015 110
2016 160
2017 170
2018 220

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2008 60
2009 130
2010 100
2011 90
2013 40
2014 40
2015 40
2017 40
2018 30

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2013 80

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2006 30
2010 40
2011 60
2012 80
2013 50
2014 60
2015 50
2016 50
2017 60
2018 70

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 220
2006 330
2007 350
2008 330
2009 230
2010 240
2011 220
2012 230
2013 190
2014 200
2015 190
2016 180
2017 210
2018 190

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2006 30
2007 40
2008 40
2015 70
2018 120

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

Year Number
2007 60
2008 50
2009 40
2010 50
2018 60

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

Year Number
2011 30

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2006 80
2008 70

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 70

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2013 50
2014 30
2016 30
2017 70
2018 50

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

Year Number
2005 50
2007 40
2008 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 920
2006 650
2007 400
2008 400
2009 440
2010 440
2011 510
2012 500
2013 430
2014 530
2015 530
2016 560
2017 420
2018 410

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2010 50
2011 60
2012 70
2013 30
2014 40
2016 30

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 110
2006 120
2007 140
2008 110
2009 110
2010 60
2011 70
2012 60
2013 160
2014 80
2015 90
2016 100
2017 130
2018 80

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2013 70
2015 200
2017 40
2018 50

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 220
2006 220
2007 150
2008 130
2009 160
2010 200
2011 190
2012 220
2013 70
2014 110
2015 140
2016 150
2017 210

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2007 70
2010 110
2011 150
2012 130
2013 110
2014 50
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50
2018 40

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 70
2008 70
2009 80
2010 70
2011 120
2012 100
2013 90
2014 90
2015 90
2016 110
2017 120
2018 150

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 100
2007 100
2008 120
2009 100
2010 80
2011 40

Semiconductor Processors

Year Number
2007 300
2018 580

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 90
2012 70
2013 60
2016 30

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 90
2014 50

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 340
2006 320
2007 250
2008 240
2009 450
2010 390
2011 320
2012 140
2013 160
2014 160
2015 140
2016 100
2017 110
2018 70

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 50
2013 120
2014 140
2015 310
2016 270
2017 280
2018 90