Numbers of Production Occupations in Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2015 13,970
2016 14,310
2017 14,320
2018 13,280

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2015 740
2016 1,040
2017 1,090
2018 1,050

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2016 210

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2015 5,490
2016 5,430

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2015 190
2016 150

Bakers

Year Number
2018 90

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2015 90
2016 80
2017 80
2018 70

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2016 50
2017 60

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2016 60

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

Year Number
2015 80
2016 40

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

Year Number
2015 110
2016 440
2017 630
2018 690

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

Year Number
2017 50

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50
2018 50

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2015 660
2016 700
2017 590

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2015 70
2016 70
2017 90
2018 80

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2015 40
2016 40
2017 60
2018 70

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2015 30

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2015 60
2017 30
2018 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2015 600
2016 380
2017 410
2018 600

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2015 200
2016 240
2017 420
2018 440

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

Year Number
2015 40
2017 150
2018 140

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2015 90
2016 110
2017 110
2018 90

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2015 240
2016 90

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2016 700
2017 810
2018 730