Numbers of Production Occupations in Columbia, MO

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 5,550
2006 5,010
2007 4,970
2008 4,290
2009 4,040
2010 3,210
2011 3,500
2012 3,890
2013 3,810
2014 3,860
2015 3,580
2016 3,340
2017 3,700
2018 3,890

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 220
2006 210
2007 170
2008 170
2009 160
2010 140
2011 190
2012 180
2013 230
2014 190
2015 220
2016 200
2017 210
2018 220

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2012 270
2013 180
2014 170
2016 50

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 1,200
2006 1,510
2007 1,020
2008 880
2009 720
2010 260
2011 360
2012 570
2013 410
2015 350
2016 330

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2009 170
2011 180
2012 190
2013 180
2014 180

Bakers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 60
2007 70
2008 70
2009 70
2010 60
2011 40
2012 30
2015 40
2016 60
2017 100
2018 90

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2009 40
2010 110
2011 100
2013 60
2014 50
2017 60
2018 60

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2011 590
2012 580
2016 110
2017 130
2018 130

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 640
2007 400
2008 420
2009 410

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2018 50

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

Year Number
2005 110
2018 90

Machinists

Year Number
2005 100
2006 90
2007 830
2008 750
2009 720
2011 40
2012 60
2013 40
2014 80
2015 60
2016 50
2017 60
2018 50

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

Year Number
2010 270
2013 50

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

Year Number
2014 140
2015 50
2018 170

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2007 90
2008 60
2009 80
2010 30
2013 140
2014 170
2016 80
2017 50
2018 150

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2008 30
2018 30

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2007 130
2008 100
2009 90
2010 60
2011 80
2012 80
2013 110
2014 90
2015 150
2016 130
2017 100
2018 80

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 60
2008 30
2009 30
2011 40
2012 40
2013 50
2015 40
2018 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 200
2007 180
2008 230
2009 220
2010 300
2011 150
2012 110
2013 120
2014 100
2015 80
2016 100
2017 150
2018 140

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2011 80
2012 80
2013 50

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2007 30
2008 30
2010 70
2011 60
2012 50
2013 40
2016 70
2017 70
2018 110

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2007 50
2008 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2007 70
2008 70
2009 70
2010 60
2011 50
2012 70
2013 90
2014 90
2015 100
2016 100
2017 120
2018 90

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

Year Number
2018 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2017 80
2018 80

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 100
2006 80
2007 60
2008 40
2009 40
2010 60
2011 90
2012 90
2013 130
2014 150
2015 140
2016 120
2017 140
2018 170

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2007 40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2013 60

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

Year Number
2006 160

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2009 30
2017 30

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 40,120
2006 60
2007 10,040
2008 30
2009 40
2010 50
2011 40

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 700
2007 230
2011 40
2012 280
2013 230
2014 240
2016 170
2017 110

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 170
2013 190
2014 360
2015 250
2018 110