Numbers of Production Occupations in Merced, CA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 7,140
2006 4,650
2007 6,820
2008 6,710
2009 6,310
2010 5,370
2011 5,400
2012 5,360
2013 4,610
2014 4,980
2015 5,070
2016 5,190
2017 5,270
2018 5,460

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 370
2006 320
2007 330
2008 350
2009 380
2010 290
2011 270
2012 260
2013 270
2014 350
2015 390
2016 510
2017 480
2018 460

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 40

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2007 40
2008 40
2009 30

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2012 40

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 280
2006 360
2007 330
2008 120
2009 100
2010 30
2012 80
2013 90
2014 160
2015 70
2016 80

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 60
2006 100
2007 130
2008 80
2009 50
2010 40
2011 40

Bakers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2009 70
2010 60
2011 60
2012 50
2013 90
2014 70
2016 40

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 140
2006 150
2007 90
2008 130
2009 160
2010 270
2011 240
2012 260
2013 230
2014 240
2015 240
2016 240
2017 180
2018 170

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2007 780

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2014 1,130

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

Year Number
2011 110
2012 120
2013 60
2016 50
2017 80
2018 80

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 470
2007 430
2008 460
2009 350
2010 240
2012 120
2016 140
2017 130

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2015 30
2017 40
2018 40

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

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 30
2010 40
2011 40

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

Year Number
2013 30

Machinists

Year Number
2015 100
2016 40
2017 40
2018 40

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 180
2006 200
2007 220
2008 170
2009 90
2010 40
2011 40
2012 70
2013 40
2014 130
2015 220
2016 270
2017 270
2018 250

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2006 30
2011 30
2012 30

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2007 210
2016 120
2017 100
2018 100

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2007 80

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2009 30
2012 30
2015 50
2016 60
2018 50

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2008 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

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

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 50
2008 60
2009 60
2010 80
2011 50
2012 60
2016 40
2017 60
2018 60

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2007 50
2008 100
2009 150
2010 140
2011 170
2012 140
2013 110
2014 90
2015 70
2016 110
2017 130
2018 160

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2010 40
2011 30

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

Year Number
2011 200
2017 180
2018 280

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

Year Number
2010 40

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2007 30
2008 90
2009 50

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2017 120
2018 90

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 30
2007 60
2008 60
2009 50
2011 50
2012 70
2015 200
2016 70
2017 70

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 170
2006 130
2007 110
2008 150
2009 230
2010 230
2011 230
2012 310
2013 370
2014 350
2015 240
2016 260
2017 290
2018 300

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,010
2006 430
2007 610
2009 970
2010 870
2011 880
2012 720
2013 710
2014 840
2015 710
2016 680
2017 870
2018 810

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

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 40
2008 50
2009 30
2012 30
2015 40
2016 40
2017 50
2018 50

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2010 100
2011 60
2012 60
2015 30
2017 30
2018 40

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2017 40
2018 40

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2014 50

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2007 410
2009 430
2010 340
2011 310
2014 110
2015 340
2016 300
2017 450
2018 300

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2018 40