Numbers of Production Occupations in Decatur, AL

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 11,370
2006 11,520
2007 11,180
2008 9,890
2009 8,770
2010 8,420
2011 8,670
2012 9,280
2013 9,270
2014 9,160
2015 8,800
2016 8,540
2017 8,230
2018 8,390

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 610
2006 600
2007 530
2008 510
2009 520
2010 470
2011 430
2012 480
2013 590
2014 600
2015 600
2016 560
2017 550
2018 520

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 30
2007 50
2008 50
2009 50
2010 80
2011 70
2012 340
2015 50
2016 60

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2011 40

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 160
2006 210
2007 160
2008 130
2009 120
2010 50
2013 30
2014 40
2015 50
2016 80
2017 80
2018 120

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 1,510
2006 1,840
2007 2,010
2008 1,910
2009 960
2010 970
2011 1,160
2012 1,020
2013 910
2014 920
2015 920
2016 1,290

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2006 40
2007 70
2008 180
2011 150
2012 170
2013 230
2014 160
2015 80

Bakers

Year Number
2010 40
2011 30
2012 30

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2007 170
2008 190
2009 220
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2013 80
2014 70
2015 80
2016 60
2017 40

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2009 850

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2014 100
2015 120

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2012 40

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2008 130

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 170
2006 110
2007 140
2008 140
2009 130
2010 70
2011 40
2012 60
2013 60
2014 60
2017 40
2018 50

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

Year Number
2008 240
2009 60
2010 40
2011 40
2012 150
2013 110
2014 110
2015 50
2016 40
2017 70

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

Year Number
2014 170
2016 50
2017 40

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

Year Number
2005 290
2006 320
2007 250
2008 250
2009 290
2010 250
2011 290
2012 240
2013 270
2014 250
2015 280
2016 220
2017 190
2018 190

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

Year Number
2005 40
2007 30
2013 50
2014 60
2015 40

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 70
2010 40

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

Year Number
2016 40
2018 50

Machinists

Year Number
2005 270
2006 330
2007 320
2008 380
2009 380
2010 320
2011 280
2012 300
2013 420
2014 380
2015 370
2016 390
2017 450
2018 450

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

Year Number
2005 90
2006 80
2007 80
2015 50
2016 40
2017 50
2018 40

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

Year Number
2005 400
2011 200
2017 60
2018 60

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 70
2007 50

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 390
2006 500
2007 540
2008 490
2009 380
2010 400
2011 300
2012 440
2013 490
2014 560
2015 500
2016 310
2017 280
2018 310

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

Year Number
2014 100
2015 130
2016 70
2017 40

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

Year Number
2015 50

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2009 50
2010 60
2011 40
2015 70
2016 70
2017 70
2018 40

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 60
2007 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 90
2007 80
2008 70
2009 60
2010 60
2011 50
2012 60
2013 50
2014 40
2017 30
2018 40

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 70
2008 70
2009 70
2010 60
2011 50
2013 50
2018 40

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 100
2009 50
2010 70
2011 60
2012 70
2013 80
2015 230
2017 70
2018 60

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

Year Number
2018 200

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2008 60
2009 60
2014 50
2015 50
2016 50
2017 40

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 40
2011 90
2012 180
2013 160
2014 110

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2008 30
2009 60
2010 60
2011 40
2012 40
2015 140
2016 260
2017 210
2018 160

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2008 140
2012 140

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 90
2007 60
2008 40
2009 40
2010 60
2011 60
2012 50
2013 30
2014 40
2015 30
2016 50
2017 40
2018 40

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 270
2007 450
2009 130
2010 130
2011 190
2012 190
2013 120

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 220
2009 230
2010 210
2011 160
2012 240
2013 340
2014 490
2015 370
2016 570
2017 440
2018 520

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2008 30

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 170
2007 80
2008 50
2009 210
2010 250
2011 250
2012 210
2013 230
2014 220
2015 130
2016 100
2017 90
2018 70

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2008 60
2010 30
2011 30
2012 40

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

Year Number
2010 160
2011 150
2012 180
2017 60

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 260
2006 290
2007 230
2008 290
2009 360
2010 280
2011 250
2012 240
2013 220
2014 210
2015 190
2016 270
2017 250
2018 300

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 60
2006 140
2008 120
2009 60
2010 30
2013 30
2014 40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 800
2006 740
2007 590
2008 300
2009 150
2010 280
2011 300
2012 310
2013 200
2018 50

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

Year Number
2005 160
2006 120
2007 160
2008 100
2009 150
2010 80
2011 110
2012 70
2013 70
2018 40

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2015 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 40
2006 30

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 880
2006 890
2007 950
2008 580
2009 510
2010 590
2011 640
2012 560
2013 310
2014 250
2015 290
2016 270
2017 210
2018 140

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 80
2013 90
2014 60
2015 60
2016 30
2017 70
2018 80