Numbers of Production Occupations in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 21,810
2006 21,060
2007 20,230
2008 19,870
2009 18,830
2010 18,820
2011 18,040
2012 17,490
2013 17,000
2014 16,950
2015 17,090
2016 17,840
2017 16,750
2018 16,730

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 1,300
2006 1,360
2007 1,250
2008 1,290
2009 1,150
2010 1,080
2011 1,120
2012 1,190
2013 1,260
2014 1,310
2015 1,360
2016 1,320
2017 1,130
2018 1,170

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2007 360
2013 160

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 230
2007 260
2008 220
2009 120
2010 220
2011 370
2014 60
2015 70

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 180
2006 240
2007 280
2008 290
2009 250
2011 200
2012 130
2013 260
2014 280
2015 350
2016 290
2017 270
2018 270

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2006 180
2007 200
2008 210
2011 40
2017 90
2018 90

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 2,450
2006 2,280
2007 2,320
2008 2,520
2009 2,640
2010 3,260
2011 2,570
2012 2,250
2013 1,890
2014 2,390
2015 2,450
2016 2,060

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 670
2006 740
2007 630
2008 880
2009 1,040
2010 900
2011 570
2012 230
2013 180
2014 230
2015 220
2016 240

Bakers

Year Number
2006 200
2007 260
2008 220
2009 140
2010 110
2011 230
2012 250
2013 360
2014 280
2015 350
2016 250
2017 230
2018 120

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 290
2006 240
2007 260
2008 200
2009 190
2010 130
2011 140
2012 180
2013 190
2014 200
2015 190
2016 230
2018 180

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2006 360

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 70
2007 120
2008 90
2009 100
2010 60
2011 80
2012 60
2013 90
2014 100
2015 160
2016 90
2017 70
2018 70

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 50
2008 70
2009 80
2010 70

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,600
2006 880
2007 440
2008 470
2009 460
2012 70
2013 80
2016 60
2018 120

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 100
2006 140
2007 130
2008 60
2009 300
2018 170

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2012 30
2013 60
2014 110
2015 90
2016 50

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

Year Number
2007 290
2008 130
2009 110
2014 110
2015 130
2017 310
2018 320

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

Year Number
2006 40
2008 90
2009 70
2010 60
2011 40
2012 50
2013 60

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

Year Number
2005 490
2006 630
2007 540
2008 570
2009 510
2010 260
2011 310
2012 270
2013 270
2014 110
2015 140
2017 420
2018 340

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

Year Number
2005 50
2006 100
2007 70
2009 140

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

Year Number
2005 110
2007 170
2008 170
2009 120
2010 100
2011 80
2012 160
2013 160
2014 160
2015 110
2017 150

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 60
2007 120
2008 70
2009 70
2011 30
2012 40
2013 60
2015 60
2016 80
2017 110
2018 130

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 50
2012 30
2013 90

Machinists

Year Number
2005 560
2006 580
2007 660
2008 660
2009 520
2010 440
2011 500
2012 490
2013 420
2014 370
2015 470
2016 480
2017 490
2018 680

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

Year Number
2005 300
2006 210
2007 280
2008 290
2009 270
2010 250
2011 180
2013 60
2016 290
2017 420
2018 280

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

Year Number
2005 200
2006 190
2010 130
2011 160
2013 70
2014 120
2015 230
2016 410
2017 430
2018 270

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 130
2007 110
2008 170
2009 140
2010 130
2011 100
2012 90
2013 140
2014 110
2015 100
2016 80
2017 100
2018 120

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 680
2006 740
2007 790
2008 780
2009 750
2010 750
2011 800
2012 740
2013 680
2014 710
2015 840
2016 980
2017 830
2018 960

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

Year Number
2005 30
2007 90
2008 110
2009 50
2010 80
2011 40
2014 80
2015 130
2016 30

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

Year Number
2005 80
2014 50
2018 30

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

Year Number
2007 120
2015 60
2016 70

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 30
2007 30
2008 30
2009 30
2010 40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 420
2006 330
2007 280
2008 290
2009 320
2010 200
2011 150
2012 130
2013 120
2014 100
2015 70
2016 50
2017 50
2018 30

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 340
2006 400
2007 470
2008 450
2009 390
2010 450
2011 420
2012 440
2013 390
2014 410
2015 460
2016 360
2017 470
2018 480

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 150,200
2006 150,160
2007 120,120
2008 90,100
2009 110,140
2010 70
2012 80
2013 70
2014 50
2015 80
2016 90
2017 80

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 380
2006 490
2007 500
2008 650
2009 630
2010 470
2011 480
2012 410
2013 470
2014 400
2015 490
2016 560
2017 610
2018 770

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 320
2006 220
2007 260
2008 210
2009 310
2010 310
2011 160
2012 200
2013 160
2014 190
2015 130
2016 80
2017 40
2018 50

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 330
2006 400
2007 310
2008 230
2009 180
2010 160
2011 180
2012 200
2013 110
2014 120
2015 60
2016 90
2017 50
2018 70

Sewers, Hand

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2008 70
2009 130
2011 130
2012 130
2013 90
2014 50
2015 40
2016 60
2017 50
2018 40

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 80
2008 70
2009 60
2013 40
2014 40

Upholsterers

Year Number
2007 150
2008 200
2009 210
2011 100
2012 150
2013 210
2014 230
2016 180
2017 70
2018 70

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 40
2010 50
2011 60
2012 90
2013 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 820
2006 630
2007 550
2008 530
2009 370
2010 270
2011 360
2012 340
2013 330
2014 320
2015 370
2016 510
2017 400
2018 450

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2011 60
2012 30
2016 70
2018 50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 180
2006 80
2007 160
2010 140
2011 160
2012 100
2013 150
2014 100
2015 150
2016 70
2018 100

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 110
2006 110
2007 80
2008 90
2009 90
2012 70
2013 70
2014 70
2015 110
2016 110
2017 140
2018 70

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2017 90
2018 140

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 70
2009 40
2011 80

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2007 160
2008 150
2009 120
2010 80
2011 80
2012 110
2013 100
2014 90
2015 40
2018 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 280
2006 380
2007 260
2008 290
2009 230
2010 210
2011 240
2012 240
2013 230
2014 200
2015 230
2016 270
2017 330
2018 420

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2009 40
2013 40
2014 70
2015 90
2016 110
2017 110
2018 80

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 30

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2010 70
2011 80
2012 110
2013 60
2014 120
2015 110
2016 120
2017 130
2018 150

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

Year Number
2010 40
2011 80
2012 120
2013 80
2014 80
2015 50

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

Year Number
2005 40
2006 50
2007 50
2012 50
2013 60

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2006 50
2008 120

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 170
2008 290
2009 280
2010 200
2011 150
2012 160
2013 190
2014 250
2015 270
2016 290
2017 270
2018 310

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 120
2007 100
2008 170
2009 170
2010 130
2011 40
2012 130
2013 170
2014 120
2015 80
2016 80
2017 90

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 150
2007 140
2008 120
2009 60
2010 90
2012 100
2013 160
2014 130
2015 80
2017 30
2018 40

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

Year Number
2009 270
2012 50
2013 40
2015 50
2016 50
2017 30
2018 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 840
2006 680
2007 790
2008 920
2009 970
2010 1,020
2011 980
2012 1,050
2013 1,030
2014 960
2015 1,020
2016 1,080
2017 950
2018 930

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2010 40
2017 60

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50
2007 90
2008 70
2010 40
2013 80
2014 70
2015 80
2016 130
2018 60

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2005 40
2008 110
2009 70
2010 70
2011 50
2012 40
2013 50
2014 60
2015 70
2016 40
2017 50
2018 50

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 90
2006 40
2011 40
2012 120
2013 110
2015 120
2016 120
2017 120
2018 90

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 310
2006 290
2007 390
2008 540
2009 530
2010 580
2011 450
2012 690
2013 740
2014 690
2015 470
2016 570
2017 640
2018 640

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

Year Number
2005 180
2006 120
2007 140
2008 170
2009 150
2010 100
2011 110
2012 120
2013 130
2014 110
2015 120
2016 230
2017 210
2018 190

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 210
2006 200
2007 250
2008 250
2009 250
2010 210
2011 140
2012 150
2013 150
2014 190
2015 230
2016 230
2017 130
2018 110

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2011 80
2012 60
2013 70

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2008 7,090
2011 120
2012 120
2013 80

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 120
2006 110
2007 80
2008 80
2009 60
2010 50
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2016 80
2017 60
2018 40

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 130
2006 150
2008 40
2011 40
2012 60
2013 60
2016 100

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 550
2006 450
2007 520
2008 530
2009 480
2010 490
2011 520
2012 360
2013 340
2014 270
2015 340
2016 340
2017 500
2018 640

Tire Builders

Year Number
2006 50
2007 60
2008 80
2015 100

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 2,580
2006 2,800
2007 2,210
2008 1,560
2009 1,290
2010 2,150
2011 2,140
2012 1,960
2013 1,370
2014 1,400
2015 1,220
2016 1,090
2017 970
2018 780

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 370
2013 390
2014 670
2015 510
2016 740
2017 550
2018 530