Numbers of Production Occupations in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 139,880
2006 144,830
2007 139,520
2008 135,150
2009 123,700
2010 116,610
2011 117,370
2012 116,730
2013 117,690
2014 119,950
2015 123,140
2016 125,610
2017 125,480

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 10,760
2006 10,530
2007 9,620
2008 9,730
2009 8,700
2010 8,520
2011 8,340
2012 8,280
2013 7,890
2014 7,670
2015 7,980
2016 8,340
2017 8,600

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2005 450
2006 550
2009 260
2013 190
2016 520

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2008 450
2009 160
2010 150
2011 130
2013 210
2014 170
2015 60
2016 120

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 4,360
2006 5,040
2007 4,460
2008 5,720
2009 6,000
2010 5,740
2011 5,640
2012 5,300
2013 5,010
2014 3,530
2015 3,550

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 1,310
2006 1,900
2007 1,990
2008 2,240
2009 1,820
2010 1,380
2011 1,160
2012 840
2013 890
2014 820
2015 1,270

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2007 970
2008 1,120
2009 930
2010 370
2011 980
2012 1,370
2013 1,360
2014 410
2015 280
2016 80
2017 200

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 1,370
2006 1,610
2007 2,460
2008 2,560
2009 2,650
2010 1,880
2011 1,630
2012 920
2013 810
2014 750
2015 1,000
2016 790
2017 1,210

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2005 320
2006 370
2008 180

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 16,190
2006 15,800
2007 15,150
2008 14,590
2009 11,490
2010 10,320
2011 11,430
2012 12,240
2013 12,630
2014 13,680
2015 12,610
2016 11,580

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,550
2007 4,790
2008 4,800
2009 3,580
2010 2,980
2011 3,300
2012 3,160
2013 3,490
2014 4,270
2015 3,610
2016 3,060

Bakers

Year Number
2005 1,230
2006 1,300
2007 1,330
2008 1,210
2009 1,680
2010 1,850
2011 2,530
2012 2,600
2013 2,570
2014 2,840
2015 2,550
2016 3,100
2017 2,570

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 1,660
2006 1,500
2007 1,640
2008 1,680
2009 1,690
2010 1,760
2011 1,690
2012 1,930
2013 1,730
2014 1,930
2015 1,580
2016 1,500
2017 1,340

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 600
2007 810
2008 800
2009 780
2012 430
2013 730
2014 630
2015 600
2016 220
2017 220

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2006 690
2007 750
2008 730
2009 840
2011 610
2012 620
2014 790
2015 860
2016 670
2017 540

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 100
2007 70
2008 220
2009 220
2010 260
2011 60
2012 200
2013 300
2014 430
2015 360
2016 210
2017 160

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 1,900
2006 2,180
2007 1,450
2008 1,630
2009 2,050
2010 2,840
2011 2,580
2012 1,550
2013 2,610
2014 2,480
2015 2,250
2016 1,570
2017 1,750

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 390
2006 540
2007 550
2008 490
2009 480
2010 550
2011 630
2012 470
2013 540
2014 540
2015 570
2016 490
2017 530

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,940
2008 1,990
2009 1,780
2012 640
2013 640
2014 550
2015 470
2016 510
2017 850

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 1,530
2006 1,170
2007 1,060
2008 980
2009 970
2010 1,140
2011 1,160
2012 1,180
2013 1,380
2014 1,420
2015 1,780
2016 1,650
2017 1,840

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 140
2006 170
2007 220
2008 240
2009 260
2010 240
2011 410
2012 390
2013 320
2014 230
2015 300
2016 280
2017 250

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

Year Number
2005 1,460
2006 1,790
2007 1,660
2008 1,550
2009 1,660
2010 1,220
2011 1,350
2012 1,040
2013 1,170
2014 930
2015 1,620
2016 2,120
2017 2,210

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

Year Number
2005 500
2006 430
2007 310
2008 210
2009 140
2010 160
2011 150
2012 170
2013 360
2014 290
2015 290
2016 90
2017 90

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

Year Number
2005 540
2006 700
2007 510
2008 530
2009 510
2010 580
2011 490
2012 360
2013 190
2014 190
2015 140
2016 140
2017 280

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

Year Number
2005 3,900
2006 3,970
2007 3,560
2008 3,460
2009 2,690
2010 2,360
2011 2,190
2012 2,200
2013 2,860
2014 2,900
2015 3,130
2016 2,520
2017 2,480

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

Year Number
2005 500
2006 470
2007 560
2008 250
2009 160
2010 150
2011 200
2012 310
2013 270
2014 220
2015 170
2016 100

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

Year Number
2005 1,150
2006 1,200
2007 1,590
2008 1,280
2009 1,200
2010 720
2011 600
2012 630
2013 750
2014 750
2015 780
2016 590
2017 530

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

Year Number
2005 1,200
2006 840
2007 760
2008 660
2009 570
2010 360
2011 240
2012 210
2013 260
2014 260
2015 260
2016 170
2017 120

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

Year Number
2005 200
2006 290
2007 280
2008 250
2009 180
2010 180
2011 210
2012 300
2013 310
2014 290
2015 250
2016 120

Machinists

Year Number
2005 3,940
2006 4,470
2007 4,520
2008 4,180
2009 3,890
2010 3,630
2011 4,090
2012 4,230
2013 4,400
2014 4,790
2015 4,300
2016 3,690
2017 2,510

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 170
2007 280
2008 330
2009 340
2010 190
2011 120
2012 90
2013 80
2014 80
2015 50
2016 40

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2005 70
2006 90
2007 190
2008 180
2011 60
2012 80
2014 130
2015 140
2016 140

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2008 40
2009 40
2013 30
2014 40

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 50
2007 80
2009 50

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 170
2007 240
2008 200
2009 160
2011 90
2012 80
2013 80
2014 30
2015 60
2016 70

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

Year Number
2005 1,420
2006 1,700
2007 1,710
2008 1,820
2009 1,160
2010 970
2011 1,200
2012 1,950
2013 1,830
2014 1,730
2015 1,290
2016 1,390
2017 900

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

Year Number
2005 1,360
2006 1,520
2007 940
2008 370
2009 830
2010 1,000
2011 1,230
2012 850
2013 740
2014 1,000
2015 2,130
2016 2,650
2017 2,400

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 560
2006 550
2007 470
2008 420
2009 410
2010 370
2011 310
2012 280
2013 310
2014 310
2015 350
2016 420
2017 390

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 4,810
2006 5,560
2007 5,820
2008 5,740
2009 4,670
2010 4,650
2011 4,050
2012 4,430
2013 4,690
2014 5,550
2015 6,420
2016 7,060
2017 6,960

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

Year Number
2005 480
2006 440
2007 360
2008 390
2009 290
2010 350
2011 280
2012 200
2013 150
2014 250
2015 380
2016 410
2017 300

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

Year Number
2005 520
2007 480
2008 360
2009 430
2015 150
2016 260

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 140
2006 190
2007 280
2008 270
2009 180
2010 90
2011 50
2013 230
2016 80
2017 60

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

Year Number
2005 580
2006 810
2007 850
2008 570
2009 380
2010 270
2011 180
2012 290
2013 320
2014 390
2015 450
2016 440
2017 420

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 70
2007 80
2008 110
2009 80
2010 100
2012 90
2013 70
2014 70
2015 60
2016 30

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 80
2013 200
2014 300
2015 360
2016 280
2017 240

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 1,750
2006 1,980
2007 1,760
2008 1,750
2009 1,360
2010 1,230
2011 940
2012 780
2013 560
2014 510
2015 630
2016 800
2017 620

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 3,120
2006 2,940
2007 2,890
2008 2,910
2009 2,950
2010 3,050
2011 3,240
2012 3,100
2013 2,750
2014 2,590
2015 2,550
2016 2,480
2017 3,010

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 1,130,901,010
2006 1,210,140,650
2007 1,210,620
2008 1,190,190
2009 990,370
2010 700
2011 520
2012 670
2013 770
2014 930
2015 1,110
2016 1,110
2017 750

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 3,310
2006 3,170
2007 3,150
2008 2,490
2009 2,660
2010 2,960
2011 3,270
2012 2,560
2013 2,310
2014 2,390
2015 2,590
2016 2,690
2017 2,650

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 1,760
2006 1,450
2007 1,480
2008 1,630
2009 1,350
2010 1,030
2011 880
2012 1,230
2013 1,370
2014 1,250
2015 1,220
2016 1,220
2017 1,220

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 2,930
2006 2,310
2007 2,420
2008 2,260
2009 2,110
2010 1,560
2011 1,670
2012 2,140
2013 2,390
2014 2,460
2015 1,850
2016 2,310
2017 2,690

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Year Number
2005 150
2006 160
2007 160
2008 90
2009 190
2011 160

Sewers, Hand

Year Number
2008 250
2009 290
2010 100
2011 90
2012 110
2013 70
2014 210

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 400
2006 420
2007 340
2009 550
2010 700
2011 440
2012 440
2013 340
2015 290
2017 360

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 50
2006 60
2007 70

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 370
2006 330
2007 300
2008 160
2009 120
2010 140
2011 250
2012 270
2013 270
2014 340
2015 380
2016 470
2017 410

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 60
2009 80

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 70

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

Year Number
2005 210
2006 210
2007 100
2008 140
2009 140

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 150
2008 170
2009 170
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2015 40
2016 30
2017 40

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 450
2006 460
2007 670
2008 580
2009 460
2010 360
2011 360
2012 370
2013 410
2014 650
2015 530
2016 650
2017 380

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 30
2007 90
2011 240
2013 220
2014 190
2015 140
2016 180
2017 150

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 2,320
2006 2,520
2007 2,600
2008 3,080
2009 2,550
2010 2,370
2011 1,480
2012 1,900
2013 2,060
2014 2,410
2015 2,200
2016 2,490
2017 2,190

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2005 460
2006 470
2007 830
2008 660
2009 550
2010 280
2011 200
2012 220
2013 260
2014 200
2015 220
2016 290
2017 410

Model Makers, Wood

Year Number
2006 130
2008 60
2009 30
2010 30

Patternmakers, Wood

Year Number
2006 70
2007 90

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 750
2006 710
2007 630
2008 390
2009 310
2010 390
2012 570
2013 440
2014 560
2015 470
2016 470
2017 540

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 1,490
2006 1,410
2007 1,690
2008 1,330
2009 1,220
2010 700
2011 720
2012 550
2013 540
2014 450
2015 520
2016 530
2017 800

Woodworkers, All Other

Year Number
2015 250
2016 280
2017 530

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2009 40
2010 120
2011 190
2012 190
2013 110
2016 50
2017 50

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 400
2006 270
2007 150
2008 130
2009 100
2010 170
2012 290
2013 330
2014 340
2015 340
2016 240
2017 270

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 600
2006 530
2007 450
2008 340
2009 260
2010 190
2011 290
2012 230
2013 150
2014 130
2015 120
2016 120
2017 90

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 750
2006 1,320
2007 1,500
2008 1,580
2009 1,240
2010 1,350
2011 1,340
2012 1,290
2013 1,120
2014 1,260
2015 1,250
2016 1,240
2017 1,360

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 420
2006 450
2007 460
2008 530
2009 570

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2006 50
2007 50
2010 290
2011 180
2013 120
2014 140
2015 200
2016 140

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2006 110
2008 700
2011 240
2012 250
2013 200
2014 170
2015 260
2016 320
2017 360

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2007 60
2008 50
2009 40
2010 100
2011 100
2012 80
2014 80
2015 130

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 390
2006 490
2008 860
2009 880
2010 1,060
2011 880
2012 1,110
2013 1,160
2014 1,460
2015 1,240
2016 1,310
2017 1,160

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

Year Number
2005 150
2006 200
2007 170
2008 140
2009 260
2010 420
2011 570
2012 390
2013 280
2014 190
2015 170
2016 120
2017 220

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

Year Number
2005 760
2006 1,080
2007 990
2008 990
2009 590
2010 500
2011 400
2012 330
2013 310
2014 190
2016 540
2017 560

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 960
2006 690
2007 530
2008 530
2009 480
2010 460
2011 210
2012 290
2013 370
2014 390
2015 550
2016 490
2017 480

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 2,880
2006 2,920
2007 2,660
2008 2,520
2009 2,440
2010 2,050
2011 1,490
2012 1,720
2013 1,630
2014 1,680
2015 1,730
2016 1,540
2017 1,480

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 350
2006 310
2007 450
2008 550
2009 450
2010 310
2011 250
2012 210
2013 220
2014 250
2015 370
2016 300

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,620
2006 1,750
2007 1,520
2008 1,290
2009 1,300
2010 1,240
2011 1,150
2012 790
2013 750
2014 870
2015 960
2016 1,110
2017 1,080

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

Year Number
2005 1,170
2006 1,270
2007 1,200
2008 1,240
2009 1,110
2010 1,090
2011 740
2015 1,850
2016 2,100
2017 2,090

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 410
2006 450
2007 400
2008 330
2009 280
2010 220
2011 230
2012 210
2013 280
2014 280
2015 230
2016 290
2017 170

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 7,450
2006 6,850
2007 6,220
2008 5,190
2009 5,290
2010 5,210
2011 6,250
2012 6,300
2013 7,090
2014 7,100
2015 7,990
2016 9,900
2017 10,830

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 90
2006 180
2007 280
2008 390
2009 370
2010 450
2011 500
2012 540
2013 610
2014 650
2015 920
2016 840
2017 860

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 400
2006 470
2007 580
2008 500
2009 480
2010 510
2011 460
2012 520
2013 370
2014 450
2015 420
2016 400
2017 410

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2009 100
2010 110
2011 270
2012 220
2013 300
2016 70
2017 100

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 670
2007 640
2008 800
2009 800
2010 810
2011 620
2012 1,220
2013 1,250
2014 1,100
2015 1,070
2016 1,200
2017 1,210

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 6,700
2006 6,570
2007 4,770
2008 4,740
2009 5,570
2010 6,380
2011 6,360
2012 5,410
2013 4,490
2014 5,330
2015 4,980
2016 4,930
2017 4,220

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

Year Number
2005 1,810
2006 1,590
2007 1,520
2008 1,290
2009 1,150
2010 1,300
2011 1,250
2012 1,420
2013 1,240
2014 1,370
2015 1,210
2016 1,500
2017 1,290

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 690
2006 890
2007 630
2008 590
2009 720
2010 760
2011 900
2012 1,010
2013 990
2014 1,000
2015 910
2016 1,070
2017 940

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 380
2006 380
2007 430
2008 320
2009 270
2010 220
2011 210
2012 120
2013 150
2014 240
2015 300
2016 350
2017 270

Semiconductor Processors

Year Number
2005 3,650
2007 3,150
2008 3,030
2009 2,290
2010 2,230
2011 1,690
2013 880
2014 1,410
2015 2,200
2016 1,920
2017 1,910

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 830
2007 520,750
2008 530,730
2009 240,690
2010 990
2011 890
2012 880
2013 620
2014 470
2015 310
2016 280
2017 370

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 420
2006 500
2007 480
2008 520
2009 490
2010 370
2011 280
2012 140
2016 150
2017 160

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 100
2006 360
2007 300
2008 300
2009 180
2010 180
2011 180
2012 140
2013 200
2014 200
2015 140
2016 110
2017 180

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 40
2008 40
2012 80
2016 50
2017 40

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2008 200
2009 180
2010 150
2011 210
2012 310
2013 410
2014 470
2015 410
2016 340
2017 440

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 290
2006 490
2007 480
2008 260
2009 250
2010 370
2011 580
2012 650
2013 420
2014 350
2016 370

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,380
2006 1,450
2007 1,190
2008 1,530
2009 1,380
2010 1,500
2011 1,220
2012 1,520
2013 1,500
2014 1,800
2015 1,520
2016 1,840
2017 1,220

Tire Builders

Year Number
2008 90
2009 90
2010 30

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 7,580
2006 6,940
2007 6,120
2008 6,410
2009 6,770
2010 6,290
2011 7,570
2012 6,320
2013 7,220
2014 5,830
2015 6,530
2016 6,220
2017 8,240

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 3,650
2013 1,330
2014 1,400
2015 1,250
2016 920
2017 1,350