Numbers of Production Occupations in Columbus, GA-AL

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 10,780
2006 9,190
2007 8,960
2008 7,630
2009 6,920
2010 6,170
2011 7,140
2012 7,660
2013 7,560
2014 8,050
2015 7,200
2016 6,730
2017 7,300
2018 7,230

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 740
2006 640
2007 670
2008 580
2009 560
2010 460
2011 490
2012 470
2013 440
2014 470
2015 440
2016 390
2017 420
2018 410

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2010 50
2012 180
2014 270
2015 330
2016 370

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2007 240
2009 100
2012 30

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 990
2006 1,220
2007 650
2008 730
2009 530
2010 660
2011 840
2012 830
2013 650
2014 650
2015 610

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 90
2006 90
2014 40

Bakers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2007 40
2008 90
2011 40
2012 70
2013 50
2014 50
2015 50
2016 30
2017 50

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2008 120
2009 120
2010 110
2011 90
2012 90
2013 150
2014 230
2016 170
2017 90
2018 160

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2007 230
2008 90
2009 120
2013 1,320
2017 980
2018 870

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2007 80

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 40
2011 260
2012 80
2017 40
2018 40

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 690
2008 290
2009 110

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2007 60
2008 50
2009 50
2012 50

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

Year Number
2017 160
2018 180

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

Year Number
2005 120
2007 200
2008 120
2009 40
2011 90
2012 150
2014 60
2017 40
2018 30

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

Year Number
2009 50
2010 100
2011 170
2013 420
2015 90
2016 90
2017 140
2018 210

Machinists

Year Number
2005 80
2006 90
2007 110
2008 90
2009 120
2010 180
2011 240
2012 210
2013 130
2014 190
2015 220
2016 240
2017 220
2018 170

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

Year Number
2008 70
2009 30
2010 40
2016 40

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 130
2007 370
2008 290
2011 100

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40
2008 50
2009 60
2010 30
2012 30

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 190
2006 170
2007 310
2009 350
2011 280
2012 130
2013 210
2014 220
2015 320
2016 290
2017 320
2018 190

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

Year Number
2006 40
2007 30
2014 80
2015 40

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 30
2013 30

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 60
2009 60
2010 50
2011 50
2014 40
2016 110

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 210
2006 220
2007 100
2008 90
2009 130
2010 170
2011 180
2012 180
2013 150
2014 100
2015 120
2016 120
2017 70
2018 70

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 80
2007 30
2014 50
2015 50

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 280
2006 250
2007 240
2008 250
2009 310
2010 280
2011 270
2012 190
2013 200
2014 220
2015 200
2016 230
2017 200
2018 180

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

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

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 150
2008 60
2009 70
2010 60
2011 70
2012 50
2013 40
2016 70
2017 90

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 140
2007 100

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 60
2008 70
2009 70
2010 40

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 260
2008 240
2009 240
2010 200

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

Year Number
2009 270
2010 180

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 60

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 200
2006 130
2007 80
2008 100
2009 80
2010 80
2011 70
2012 80
2013 80
2018 90

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2014 130
2016 100
2017 190
2018 180

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 90
2006 80
2009 100
2010 80
2011 80
2014 30
2015 30
2017 130
2018 130

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2010 30
2014 70

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2007 90
2008 50
2009 60
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2013 80
2014 100
2015 100
2016 90
2017 140

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2010 60
2011 80
2012 100
2013 90
2014 70
2017 70

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

Year Number
2008 40

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

Year Number
2017 140
2018 130

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2007 240

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 240
2008 150
2009 90
2010 90
2014 90
2015 80
2016 70
2017 40
2018 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 130

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2007 90

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 500
2006 330
2007 400
2008 450
2009 370
2010 390
2011 360
2012 470
2013 450
2014 680
2015 680
2016 500
2017 560
2018 490

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 70
2011 40
2012 40
2013 50
2014 60
2015 40

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2009 30

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 270
2008 160
2009 300
2010 260
2011 440
2012 610
2013 450
2015 380
2016 460

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

Year Number
2005 110
2006 130
2007 70
2008 40

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 60
2009 40
2017 60
2018 80

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 80
2006 50
2007 30
2008 40
2009 40
2010 60
2011 30

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2015 60
2016 70

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 80
2006 130
2008 50

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 1,210
2006 570
2007 440
2008 410
2009 440
2010 420
2011 400
2012 270
2013 190
2014 270
2015 200
2016 200
2017 170
2018 190

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2013 190
2014 170
2015 140
2017 50
2018 50