Numbers of Production Occupations in Memphis, TN-MS-AR

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 45,980
2006 45,910
2007 43,520
2008 43,510
2009 39,150
2010 37,450
2011 35,490
2012 37,260
2013 37,380
2014 35,970
2015 37,900
2016 39,810
2017 36,890
2018 38,050

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 2,780
2006 2,610
2007 2,800
2008 3,060
2009 2,770
2010 2,340
2011 2,120
2012 2,330
2013 2,250
2014 2,580
2015 2,550
2016 2,640
2017 2,440
2018 2,630

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2016 80
2017 100

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2006 1,200
2007 780
2008 620
2009 160
2010 140
2011 180
2012 240
2013 600
2014 650
2015 680
2016 130

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2007 110
2008 110

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2017 150

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 370
2006 320
2007 320
2008 360
2009 270
2010 280
2011 340
2012 380
2013 330
2014 350
2015 240
2016 340
2017 530
2018 490

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2006 80
2007 180
2008 140
2016 40
2017 60
2018 50

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 7,360
2006 7,500
2007 5,490
2008 5,590
2009 5,050
2010 4,470
2011 3,570
2012 4,020
2013 5,210
2014 6,060
2015 6,450
2016 6,240

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2006 2,050
2007 2,290
2008 1,790
2009 1,370
2010 2,320
2013 690
2014 1,000
2015 1,050
2016 1,210

Bakers

Year Number
2005 280
2006 290
2007 280
2008 370
2009 300
2010 250
2011 280
2012 290
2013 370
2014 250
2015 550
2016 460
2017 440
2018 280

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 400
2006 370
2007 340
2008 320
2009 360
2010 450
2011 550
2012 590
2013 570
2014 580
2015 520
2016 560
2017 400
2018 310

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2006 30
2008 270
2009 290
2010 320
2011 260
2013 190
2015 110
2016 230
2017 280
2018 370

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

Year Number
2011 170
2013 150
2015 60
2017 180
2018 150

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 950
2006 540
2007 470
2008 460
2009 400
2010 380
2011 210
2012 290
2013 440
2014 570
2015 820
2016 990
2017 1,510
2018 1,420

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 110
2006 60
2007 60
2008 100
2009 100
2010 70
2011 140
2012 110
2013 100
2017 50
2018 30

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,690
2006 2,350
2007 2,010
2008 2,170
2009 2,130
2012 130
2013 130
2014 100
2015 160
2016 160
2018 70

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 390
2006 310
2007 230
2008 200
2009 200
2010 210
2012 280
2013 370
2014 440
2015 280
2016 190
2017 180
2018 170

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2010 50
2011 60
2012 30
2013 40
2014 90
2015 90
2016 70
2018 50

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

Year Number
2005 180
2006 220
2007 250
2008 170
2009 170
2010 170
2011 160
2012 110
2013 90
2014 90
2015 70
2018 60

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

Year Number
2005 100
2011 60
2012 70
2013 120
2014 100
2015 40

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

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

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

Year Number
2005 1,390
2006 1,580
2007 1,500
2008 1,260
2009 1,090
2010 1,030
2011 710
2012 580
2013 600
2014 510
2015 550
2016 680
2017 840
2018 700

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

Year Number
2005 260
2006 110
2010 40
2011 70
2012 40
2013 30
2016 40

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

Year Number
2005 320
2006 230
2007 180
2008 230
2009 440
2010 420
2011 640
2012 320
2013 330
2014 240
2015 260
2016 300
2017 210
2018 210

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

Year Number
2005 350
2006 340
2007 320
2011 100
2012 70
2013 70
2014 40
2015 40
2016 40
2017 60

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

Year Number
2007 130
2008 30
2015 30
2016 40
2017 80
2018 90

Machinists

Year Number
2005 1,160
2006 1,090
2007 1,110
2008 1,200
2009 1,250
2010 1,110
2011 1,050
2012 1,180
2013 1,130
2014 1,290
2015 1,430
2016 1,410
2017 970
2018 1,260

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2009 50
2010 40
2011 40
2016 110

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

Year Number
2005 270
2006 340
2007 380
2008 250
2010 40
2011 240
2012 360
2013 310
2014 190
2015 150
2016 320
2017 380
2018 250

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

Year Number
2005 220
2006 200
2007 100
2008 120
2010 320
2011 350
2012 210
2013 120
2014 130
2015 200
2016 300
2017 460
2018 590

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 330
2006 320
2007 360
2008 260
2009 160
2010 150
2011 140
2012 190
2013 170
2014 130
2015 100
2016 160
2017 200
2018 170

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 1,380
2006 1,410
2007 1,270
2008 1,000
2009 860
2010 840
2011 1,130
2012 1,000
2013 1,030
2014 870
2015 900
2016 790
2017 850
2018 1,320

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

Year Number
2005 130
2006 80
2010 70
2011 180
2013 250
2014 190
2015 260
2016 260
2017 280
2018 220

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

Year Number
2005 40
2009 60
2010 50
2011 90
2012 70
2013 60
2014 40
2018 30

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

Year Number
2006 40
2009 60
2010 60
2011 110
2012 40
2013 50
2014 30
2015 50
2016 50
2017 40
2018 40

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 80
2006 60

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2010 40
2011 50
2012 60
2013 40
2014 30
2015 50
2016 70
2017 50
2018 160

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 630
2006 570
2007 510
2008 210
2009 240
2010 240
2011 170
2012 140
2013 160
2014 150
2015 140
2016 70
2017 90
2018 90

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 790
2006 990
2007 1,140
2008 950
2009 1,010
2010 930
2011 770
2012 630
2013 530
2014 540
2015 450
2016 540
2017 540
2018 650

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 820,660
2006 520,380
2007 310,260
2008 320,170
2009 430,190
2010 360
2011 300
2012 190
2013 170
2014 180
2015 130
2016 200
2017 240
2018 270

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 1,050
2006 920
2007 1,060
2008 1,140
2009 1,070
2010 1,130
2011 1,120
2012 1,010
2013 1,040
2014 990
2015 1,040
2016 1,060
2017 990
2018 1,060

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 610
2006 800
2007 520
2008 550
2009 360
2010 290
2011 90
2012 130
2013 130
2014 160
2015 110
2016 110
2017 30
2018 30

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 740
2006 860
2007 600
2008 470
2009 330
2010 360
2011 360
2012 420
2013 260
2014 310
2015 210
2016 320
2017 270
2018 380

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 210
2007 230
2008 160
2009 110
2010 110
2011 160
2012 100
2013 160
2014 90
2015 90
2017 30

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2012 40
2017 50

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 220
2006 240
2008 110
2009 100
2010 80
2011 90
2012 80
2014 110
2018 80

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2014 70
2015 90
2018 30

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 360
2006 350
2007 370
2008 390
2009 290
2010 180
2011 140
2012 120
2013 160
2014 140
2015 120
2016 190
2017 270
2018 360

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 40
2008 30
2009 30
2017 50
2018 50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2006 150
2007 160
2008 170
2010 80
2011 60
2012 50
2013 70
2014 70

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 250
2006 220
2007 160
2008 80
2009 70
2011 90
2012 80
2013 50
2015 180
2017 310
2018 270

Woodworkers, All Other

Year Number
2007 230
2011 120
2012 160
2013 220

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2007 50
2008 40
2009 120
2010 150
2011 170
2012 130
2013 130
2016 70
2017 80
2018 90

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 140
2006 130
2007 170
2008 260
2009 320
2010 310
2011 260
2012 230
2013 270
2014 270
2015 240
2016 200
2017 190
2018 120

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 350
2006 320
2007 320
2008 340
2009 200
2010 210
2011 180
2012 200
2013 240
2014 250
2015 240
2016 250
2017 330
2018 490

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2007 260
2008 490
2009 540
2010 660
2011 630
2012 340
2013 320
2014 310
2015 460
2016 310
2017 290
2018 290

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2016 80
2017 70
2018 80

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2010 130

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2010 40
2011 50
2012 120
2013 80
2015 40
2016 40

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 460
2006 670
2007 600
2008 520
2009 490
2010 470
2012 370
2013 350
2014 560
2015 320
2016 500
2017 370
2018 400

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

Year Number
2005 260
2006 280
2008 310
2009 330
2014 150
2015 220
2016 230
2017 260
2018 250

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

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2007 150
2008 120
2009 100
2010 100
2011 170
2012 180
2013 210
2014 130
2015 160
2016 70
2017 50
2018 50

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 40
2006 60
2007 140
2008 250
2009 230
2011 40
2013 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,050
2006 920
2007 860
2008 1,220
2009 980
2010 970
2013 2,140
2014 1,620
2015 1,070
2016 840
2017 460
2018 410

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2007 50
2008 40
2015 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 300
2006 410
2007 360
2009 700
2010 550
2011 290
2012 330
2013 300
2014 200
2015 240
2016 250
2017 200
2018 270

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

Year Number
2005 260
2006 230
2007 180
2008 310
2009 360
2010 330
2011 150
2012 80
2014 90
2016 170
2017 170
2018 160

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

Year Number
2005 150
2006 130
2011 30
2013 40
2015 150
2016 140
2017 130

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2006 2,030
2007 2,080
2008 2,310
2009 2,360
2010 2,260
2011 2,000
2012 2,060
2013 2,650
2014 2,770
2015 2,520
2016 2,440
2017 2,140
2018 2,110

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2008 40
2011 40
2012 50
2013 50

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 140
2006 120
2007 150
2008 130
2009 210
2010 180
2011 140
2013 50
2015 60
2016 90
2017 80
2018 50

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2011 40
2012 60
2015 190

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2006 150
2007 180
2008 170
2009 160
2010 130
2011 150
2012 300
2013 230
2014 230
2018 100

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 2,740
2006 2,390
2007 2,480
2008 2,940
2009 2,660
2010 3,070
2011 3,460
2012 4,830
2013 3,870
2014 2,900
2015 1,860
2016 2,270
2017 1,620
2018 2,630

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

Year Number
2005 460
2006 430
2007 290
2008 200
2009 180
2010 170
2011 250
2012 370
2013 420
2014 250
2015 140
2016 120
2017 140
2018 160

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 150
2006 140
2007 130
2008 120
2009 110
2010 170
2011 150
2012 180
2013 160
2014 180
2015 130
2016 80
2017 50
2018 70

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 70
2008 150
2009 150
2010 120
2011 50

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 130
2007 4,090
2008 80,120
2009 130
2010 230
2011 170
2012 180
2013 150
2014 170
2015 160

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 120
2006 70
2007 80
2008 110
2009 80
2010 50
2011 30
2012 60
2013 50
2015 50
2016 70
2017 100
2018 50

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 30
2006 50
2007 70
2008 40
2010 40
2011 90
2012 50
2016 80
2017 80

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 50
2017 80

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2008 30
2009 60
2010 70
2011 60

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 110
2009 70
2010 60
2011 80
2012 80
2013 70
2016 100
2017 140
2018 190

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 440
2006 500
2007 530
2010 410
2014 720
2015 700
2016 540
2018 480

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 2,730
2006 3,550
2007 4,760
2008 4,620
2009 3,810
2010 3,290
2011 2,250
2012 2,730
2013 2,420
2014 1,860
2016 5,870
2017 5,430

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 1,480
2013 1,200
2014 1,400
2015 1,110
2016 1,080
2017 1,220
2018 2,520