Numbers of Production Occupations in Fort Wayne, IN

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 26,580
2006 26,840
2007 26,950
2008 26,820
2009 23,280
2010 23,680
2011 24,960
2012 25,390
2013 27,440
2014 28,090
2015 27,130
2016 26,990
2017 25,480
2018 26,350

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 1,660
2006 1,660
2007 1,610
2008 1,670
2009 1,540
2010 1,430
2011 1,430
2012 1,340
2013 1,510
2014 1,470
2015 1,500
2016 1,470
2017 1,460
2018 1,530

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2008 60

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 1,060
2006 1,140
2007 990
2008 660
2009 570
2010 540
2011 990
2012 1,030
2013 1,320
2014 1,270
2015 1,160
2016 1,090

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 80
2007 180
2008 190
2009 190
2010 130
2011 170
2012 190
2015 170
2016 170

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2007 40
2008 110
2009 70

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 290
2006 380
2007 340
2008 300
2009 230
2010 170
2011 190
2012 170
2014 60
2015 60
2016 50
2017 50
2018 50

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2006 230
2007 210
2015 100
2016 130
2018 260

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 4,870
2006 4,600
2007 2,750
2008 3,000
2009 2,460
2010 3,200
2011 3,150
2012 3,780
2013 5,860
2014 6,760
2015 6,000
2016 4,990

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 520
2006 680
2008 2,310
2009 2,160
2010 2,800
2013 260
2014 380
2016 770

Bakers

Year Number
2005 200
2006 160
2007 170
2008 140
2009 320
2010 350
2011 330
2012 170
2013 70
2014 120
2015 160
2016 210
2017 200
2018 220

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2006 230
2007 190
2008 280
2009 230
2010 500
2011 320
2012 310
2013 200
2014 210
2015 180
2016 110
2017 160
2018 160

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

Year Number
2018 120

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2010 180
2013 330
2014 310
2015 310
2016 200
2017 190
2018 170

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 930

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 480
2006 550
2007 670
2008 500
2009 360
2010 620
2011 740
2012 950
2013 650
2014 550
2015 480
2016 490
2017 380
2018 630

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 30
2007 50
2008 50
2009 50
2010 50
2011 50
2012 70
2013 100
2014 110
2015 110
2016 70
2017 50
2018 40

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

Year Number
2005 580
2006 640
2007 810
2008 880
2009 690
2010 480
2011 490
2012 830
2013 870
2014 1,050
2015 780
2016 1,030
2017 600
2018 720

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

Year Number
2005 140
2006 90
2007 60
2008 60
2009 80
2010 70
2014 110
2015 120
2016 160
2018 160

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

Year Number
2005 1,040
2006 1,180
2007 1,300
2008 840
2009 610
2010 570
2011 660
2012 660
2013 700
2014 640
2015 600
2016 650
2017 720
2018 860

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

Year Number
2005 190
2006 320
2007 230
2008 120
2009 70
2010 100
2011 80
2012 100
2013 100
2014 80
2015 40

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

Year Number
2005 600
2006 470
2007 410
2008 390
2009 200
2010 190
2011 90
2012 100
2013 170
2014 180
2015 280
2016 260
2017 390
2018 260

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

Year Number
2005 980
2006 770
2007 410
2008 340
2009 210
2010 110
2011 90
2012 100
2013 150
2014 170
2015 160
2016 100
2017 140
2018 170

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

Year Number
2005 210
2006 130
2007 60
2008 60
2010 50
2011 60
2012 60
2013 70
2014 80
2015 80

Machinists

Year Number
2005 1,020
2006 1,330
2007 1,590
2008 1,470
2009 1,430
2010 1,120
2011 1,290
2012 1,330
2013 1,450
2014 1,370
2015 1,320
2016 1,990
2017 2,000
2018 1,960

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2007 40
2008 30
2009 30
2015 70

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2007 30
2008 50
2009 50
2010 50
2013 70
2014 130
2015 150

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2014 30
2015 40
2016 30

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2011 140
2012 170
2013 140
2018 50

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

Year Number
2005 390
2006 340
2007 260
2008 490
2009 410
2010 390
2011 680
2013 900
2014 1,170
2015 1,390
2016 1,310
2017 950
2018 780

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

Year Number
2005 220
2006 140
2007 310
2008 380
2009 340
2010 260
2011 170
2012 210
2014 440
2015 300

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 370
2006 440
2007 630
2008 610
2009 630
2010 520
2011 500
2012 470
2013 520
2014 550
2015 590
2016 350
2017 490
2018 580

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 820
2006 820
2007 820
2008 850
2009 790
2010 590
2011 600
2012 550
2013 760
2014 770
2015 850
2016 830
2017 810
2018 710

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

Year Number
2005 190
2009 80
2010 90
2011 110
2012 110
2013 90
2014 60
2015 80
2016 70
2017 130
2018 120

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

Year Number
2005 150
2006 100
2007 110
2010 90
2011 140
2013 290
2014 280
2015 320
2018 60

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

Year Number
2005 190
2006 110
2007 70
2008 30
2009 90
2010 120
2011 120
2012 150
2013 120
2014 120
2015 190
2016 190
2017 250
2018 180

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 90
2006 80
2012 40

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2013 60
2014 40
2015 40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 150
2006 90
2007 90
2008 90
2009 150
2010 130
2011 110
2012 70
2013 40
2014 40
2015 40
2016 60
2017 50
2018 40

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 310
2006 300
2007 240
2008 280
2009 320
2010 390
2011 430
2012 370
2013 310
2014 250
2015 320
2016 380
2017 270
2018 260

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 300,220
2006 190
2007 140
2008 130
2009 180
2010 150
2011 170
2012 150
2013 170
2014 170
2015 170
2016 200
2017 200
2018 150

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 450
2006 270
2007 310
2008 310
2009 290
2010 270
2011 280
2012 350
2013 370
2014 390
2015 320
2016 350
2017 330
2018 320

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 60
2006 130
2007 90
2008 60
2009 50
2010 50
2011 80
2012 80
2013 100
2014 90
2015 90

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 590
2006 610
2007 970
2008 790
2009 480
2010 300
2011 670
2012 820
2013 880
2014 740
2015 730
2016 490
2017 200
2018 150

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2007 40
2008 110
2009 110
2011 60

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2010 30
2011 40
2012 40
2013 60

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

Year Number
2006 50
2007 60

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 60
2008 60
2009 40
2010 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 220
2006 300
2007 280
2008 370
2009 280
2010 240
2011 290
2012 250
2013 270
2014 270
2015 240
2016 200
2017 160
2018 150

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2011 40
2012 60
2013 60
2014 90
2015 110
2016 100
2017 70
2018 60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 90
2014 50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 150
2006 60
2007 60
2008 60
2009 60
2010 90
2011 60
2012 100
2013 60
2014 130
2015 120
2016 120
2017 120
2018 200

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 30

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2006 30
2007 50
2008 60
2009 50
2010 40
2013 50
2014 50
2015 60

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

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

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

Year Number
2007 50
2008 70
2009 70
2010 80
2011 40
2012 70
2013 80
2014 70
2015 50
2018 50

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 160
2006 80
2007 200
2008 190
2009 180
2010 100
2011 130
2012 130
2013 210
2014 190
2015 200
2016 110
2017 80
2018 80

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 140
2008 170
2009 160
2010 160
2011 190
2012 190
2013 130
2014 130
2015 110
2016 80
2017 130
2018 160

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 180
2006 170
2011 40
2015 30
2016 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 140
2006 270
2007 190
2008 180
2009 130
2010 120
2012 90
2013 100
2014 90
2015 100
2016 90
2017 170
2018 170

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

Year Number
2008 270
2013 140
2014 140
2015 150
2016 170
2017 170
2018 200

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

Year Number
2012 50
2013 50
2014 50
2017 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 1,060
2006 960
2007 1,260
2008 1,480
2009 1,340
2010 1,060
2011 1,490
2012 1,650
2013 1,750
2014 1,580
2015 1,620
2016 1,460
2017 1,260
2018 1,100

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2011 30
2012 40

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 110
2006 130
2007 220
2008 190
2009 130
2010 100
2011 70
2012 90
2013 90
2014 140
2015 160
2016 100
2017 80
2018 70

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2016 40
2017 40

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2006 100
2010 80
2011 60
2012 40
2013 40
2014 50
2018 60

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 390
2006 380
2007 320
2008 350
2009 530
2010 650
2011 980
2012 1,110
2013 1,050
2014 920
2015 630
2016 450
2017 490
2018 510

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

Year Number
2005 330
2006 450
2007 460
2008 380
2009 290
2010 160
2011 140
2012 160
2013 200
2014 240
2015 320
2016 320
2017 310
2018 190

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 90
2008 90
2009 90
2010 60
2011 70
2012 50
2013 70
2014 100
2015 90
2016 90
2017 80
2018 100

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 120
2007 100
2008 90
2009 60
2010 70
2011 40
2012 30

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 90
2007 80
2008 50
2010 50
2011 50
2012 40
2015 30
2016 40

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 110
2007 80

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 100
2007 60
2008 50
2009 30

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 200
2006 160
2007 120
2008 90
2009 60
2010 90
2012 220
2013 230
2014 300
2015 160
2016 120
2018 130

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 1,300
2006 1,960
2007 1,930
2008 1,890
2009 1,350
2010 1,380
2011 1,190
2012 690
2013 720
2014 640
2015 660
2017 1,900
2018 1,820

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2013 930
2014 1,040
2015 920
2016 280
2017 320
2018 350