Numbers of Production Occupations in Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2006 7,140
2007 6,540
2008 6,710
2009 6,510
2010 6,170
2011 5,960
2012 5,220
2013 5,100
2014 4,300
2015 3,630
2016 3,990
2017 3,870

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2006 480
2007 390
2008 510
2009 500
2010 450
2011 430
2012 380
2013 390
2014 360
2015 310
2016 350
2017 400

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2008 60
2009 40
2010 60
2011 50
2012 70
2013 50
2014 40

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2006 900
2007 770
2008 550
2009 870
2010 1,120
2011 770
2012 370
2013 410
2014 290
2015 370
2016 310

Bakers

Year Number
2006 60
2007 70
2008 40
2009 60
2010 70
2011 100
2012 110
2013 100
2014 160
2017 60

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2006 130
2007 170
2008 150
2009 110
2010 110
2011 150
2012 140
2013 190
2014 190
2015 70
2016 70
2017 100

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2009 80
2010 80
2012 50
2013 40
2014 40

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2011 40
2013 40

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

Year Number
2008 50
2010 30
2014 30
2017 90

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

Year Number
2006 50

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

Year Number
2006 100
2007 40
2008 140
2009 120
2010 110
2011 160
2013 80

Machinists

Year Number
2006 320
2007 230
2008 110
2009 170
2010 190
2011 220
2012 190
2013 110
2014 60
2015 180
2016 190
2017 150

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2011 90

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

Year Number
2006 70
2011 110
2012 110
2013 130
2014 80

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

Year Number
2006 50

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2006 170
2007 170
2008 180
2009 190
2010 190
2011 270
2012 280
2013 270
2014 190
2016 210
2017 220

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

Year Number
2006 60
2007 110
2008 90

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2006 130
2007 90
2010 80
2011 70
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2006 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2006 320
2007 340
2008 340
2009 330
2010 180
2011 270
2012 280
2013 280
2014 250
2017 90

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2006 70
2007 110
2008 120
2009 110
2010 150
2011 90
2012 50
2013 40

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 420
2007 340
2008 430
2009 420
2010 250
2011 280
2012 310
2013 330
2014 270
2015 260
2016 240
2017 250

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2012 40

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2010 30
2011 60

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 70

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

Year Number
2007 50
2008 60

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

Year Number
2016 340
2017 410

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2009 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2007 30
2008 30
2009 30

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2006 120
2007 90
2008 40
2010 70
2011 120
2012 150
2014 100
2015 40
2016 50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2007 110
2008 110
2009 60
2010 50
2013 110
2014 200
2015 130
2016 160
2017 90

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2006 60
2008 70
2009 110
2010 170
2013 70
2014 90
2015 90
2017 40

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2006 80
2008 100
2009 60
2012 70
2013 70
2014 110

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2007 140
2008 110
2009 110
2010 120
2011 120
2012 120
2013 110
2014 120
2015 60
2016 90
2017 90

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2013 240
2017 190

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2007 90

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 200
2016 150
2017 150

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

Year Number
2013 40

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2006 50
2007 40
2008 30
2009 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 80
2007 60
2008 60
2009 90
2010 80
2011 60
2012 60
2013 100
2014 180
2016 170

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2015 60

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 120
2008 90
2009 90
2010 80
2011 50
2013 50
2015 60
2016 60
2017 70

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

Year Number
2009 50

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

Year Number
2006 50
2007 40
2008 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2006 290
2007 290
2008 370
2009 250
2010 210
2011 190
2012 150
2013 150
2014 170
2015 160
2016 280
2017 210

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 290
2007 200
2008 80
2009 110
2010 80
2011 60
2016 90
2017 100

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2010 50
2011 70
2012 50
2013 50
2014 30

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2009 30
2014 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 40

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2013 240
2014 150
2015 100

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2006 360
2007 400
2008 480
2009 270
2010 400
2011 520
2012 350
2013 250
2014 170
2015 110
2016 120
2017 90