Numbers of Production Occupations in Lansing-East Lansing, MI

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 15,970
2006 16,630
2007 16,670
2008 18,260
2009 16,090
2010 15,510
2011 17,170
2012 16,210
2013 17,060
2014 13,780
2015 17,230
2016 15,040
2017 15,480
2018 14,590

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 1,060
2006 1,020
2007 970
2008 930
2009 830
2010 770
2011 1,030
2012 990
2013 1,000
2014 610
2015 770
2016 740
2017 920
2018 900

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50
2007 50
2011 30
2012 50
2013 40
2014 60
2015 90
2016 120

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2005 90
2006 100
2009 80
2010 70

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2007 110
2010 160
2011 40
2012 40
2013 50
2014 70
2016 150
2017 190
2018 80

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 740
2006 890
2007 1,850
2008 1,840
2009 1,670
2010 870
2011 4,260
2012 4,090
2013 5,010
2014 4,400
2015 6,440
2016 5,080

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2007 3,210
2009 2,750
2010 2,850
2011 440
2012 220
2013 200
2014 190
2015 160
2016 90

Bakers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 130
2007 60
2008 100
2009 100
2010 130
2011 110
2012 160
2013 240
2014 260
2015 210
2016 210
2017 150
2018 200

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 100
2006 120
2007 90
2010 120
2011 70
2012 50
2013 50
2014 70
2015 90
2016 180
2017 160
2018 130

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2013 50
2014 30

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40
2014 40
2015 110
2016 80
2017 60

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,210
2006 1,170
2007 1,150

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 300
2006 200
2007 220
2008 240
2009 210
2010 330
2011 390
2012 410
2013 230
2014 230
2015 330
2016 220
2017 170
2018 130

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2015 40
2016 60
2017 60
2018 60

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

Year Number
2008 30
2009 40
2010 40
2013 30
2015 40
2017 30

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

Year Number
2006 90
2009 270
2010 250
2017 280
2018 270

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

Year Number
2008 70
2009 70
2010 100

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

Year Number
2005 590
2006 500
2007 540
2008 260
2009 470
2010 290
2011 510
2012 290
2013 410
2014 400
2015 390
2016 310
2017 400
2018 580

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60

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

Year Number
2005 200
2006 240
2007 220
2008 160
2009 120
2010 50
2011 110
2012 120
2013 90
2014 50
2015 100
2016 110
2017 110
2018 120

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

Year Number
2005 230
2006 210
2007 70
2008 40
2009 60
2010 120
2011 110
2012 120
2013 120
2014 110
2015 90
2016 100
2017 110

Machinists

Year Number
2005 420
2006 430
2007 510
2008 590
2009 500
2010 600
2011 1,260
2012 1,300
2013 1,330
2014 700
2015 1,400
2016 1,290
2017 1,130
2018 790

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2011 60
2012 60

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2017 40
2018 30

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

Year Number
2006 260
2007 190
2011 260
2012 270
2013 140
2014 150
2015 180
2016 170
2017 140
2018 260

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

Year Number
2006 60
2007 30
2011 40
2012 40
2013 60
2014 50
2017 170
2018 260

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2008 510
2011 200
2013 180
2014 150
2015 200
2016 230
2017 380
2018 460

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 370
2006 340
2007 300
2008 580
2009 550
2010 550
2011 490
2012 490
2013 510
2014 510
2015 560
2016 330
2017 260
2018 190

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

Year Number
2007 80
2008 160
2009 130
2010 110
2011 80
2012 70
2016 30
2018 30

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 100
2007 110
2009 80
2010 60
2013 90
2014 100
2015 50

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

Year Number
2006 40
2008 50
2009 60
2010 60
2011 60
2012 50
2013 90
2014 90
2015 90
2016 140
2017 150
2018 130

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2012 50
2013 40
2014 50
2015 40
2017 30

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 730
2010 240
2011 240
2012 180
2014 50

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 200
2007 200
2009 110
2010 100
2011 100
2012 70
2013 70
2014 60
2015 60
2016 60
2017 50

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 410
2006 330
2007 350
2008 250
2009 260
2010 390
2011 240
2012 240
2013 220
2014 300
2015 330
2016 360
2017 370
2018 270

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 13,070
2006 11,050
2007 90
2008 90
2009 110
2010 150
2011 50
2012 70
2013 90
2014 130
2015 130
2016 110
2017 30

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 480
2006 540
2007 320
2008 330
2009 390
2010 450
2011 480
2012 450
2013 320
2014 220
2015 350
2016 380
2017 380
2018 280

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2008 50
2009 90
2011 170
2012 160
2014 60

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 80
2007 170
2010 1,560
2011 1,700

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2006 160
2008 120
2009 50

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2007 60
2011 50
2017 30
2018 70

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 30

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2017 70
2018 110

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 30
2009 150
2010 150
2012 80
2013 80
2014 70
2015 90
2016 160
2017 180
2018 80

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2007 90
2008 80
2009 60
2014 40
2015 40
2016 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 140
2006 220
2007 250
2008 200
2009 200
2010 150
2011 160
2012 170
2013 190
2014 140
2015 150
2016 120
2017 130
2018 140

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2014 40
2015 50
2016 60
2017 50
2018 50

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

Year Number
2011 60
2012 60
2016 90
2017 60
2018 100

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

Year Number
2014 100
2015 100

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2013 170
2014 160
2015 120

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 30
2007 80
2008 180
2009 160
2010 190
2011 150
2012 110
2013 140
2014 110
2015 90
2016 50
2017 60
2018 50

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2015 50
2016 60
2017 80

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

Year Number
2017 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 740
2006 840
2007 820
2008 720
2009 500
2010 480
2011 1,200
2012 1,120
2013 1,220
2014 800
2015 780
2016 660
2017 1,000
2018 930

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2008 80
2010 70
2011 130
2012 130
2013 130
2017 80

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2007 90
2011 50
2012 60
2013 60
2018 90

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2018 30

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 140
2006 110
2007 50
2009 150
2010 170
2011 150
2012 140
2013 200
2014 140
2015 150
2016 180
2017 300
2018 270

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

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2008 90
2009 80
2010 90
2011 40
2012 50
2013 30
2016 70
2017 60
2018 70

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2006 110
2007 100
2011 130
2012 130
2013 100
2014 120
2015 90
2016 30
2018 50

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 50
2007 5,030
2008 60
2009 70

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2011 200
2012 180
2013 190

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2016 40

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 650
2006 560
2008 270
2009 230
2010 290
2011 180
2012 240
2014 420
2015 620
2016 320
2017 300
2018 80

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 340
2013 400