Numbers of Production Occupations in Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2015 61,480
2016 59,860
2017 56,240

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2015 4,160
2016 4,210
2017 4,300

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2017 40

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2015 1,900
2016 2,340

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2015 490
2016 370

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2016 870
2017 700

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2016 4,560

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2015 730
2016 1,150

Bakers

Year Number
2016 1,860
2017 1,850

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2016 800
2017 520

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2016 460
2017 580

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2015 240
2016 260

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

Year Number
2015 80
2016 140
2017 150

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2015 1,130
2016 910
2017 830

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2015 220
2016 200
2017 80

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2016 1,610
2017 1,510

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2015 150
2016 170
2017 150

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

Year Number
2015 620
2016 790
2017 740

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

Year Number
2016 160
2017 150

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

Year Number
2015 260
2016 200
2017 120

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

Year Number
2015 1,680
2016 1,510
2017 1,010

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

Year Number
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50

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

Year Number
2015 390
2016 380
2017 300

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

Year Number
2015 410
2016 400
2017 260

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

Year Number
2015 210
2016 150

Machinists

Year Number
2016 3,400
2017 3,410

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2015 110
2016 110
2017 130

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2015 70
2016 60

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2015 40
2016 30
2017 50

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

Year Number
2015 570
2016 420
2017 590

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

Year Number
2015 1,150
2016 860
2017 1,060

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2015 420
2016 380
2017 360

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2016 2,250
2017 1,270

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

Year Number
2015 260
2016 170
2017 250

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

Year Number
2015 90
2016 130
2017 150

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2015 50

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

Year Number
2015 320
2016 230
2017 180

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2015 40

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2015 130
2016 150
2017 110

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2015 470
2016 400
2017 330

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2016 1,950
2017 2,400

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2015 590
2016 760
2017 550

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2016 950
2017 1,150

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2015 110
2017 310

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2015 580
2016 540
2017 660

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2015 30
2017 110

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2017 60

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2015 70
2016 50
2017 50

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2015 340
2016 240
2017 210

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

Year Number
2015 50
2016 100
2017 100

Upholsterers

Year Number
2015 170
2016 170
2017 250

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2016 760
2017 650

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2015 90
2016 100
2017 150

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2015 160
2016 90
2017 130

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2015 380
2016 290
2017 250

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2015 160
2016 110

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2015 170
2016 180
2017 200

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2016 1,030
2017 770

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2015 80
2016 70
2017 50

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2015 1,580
2016 1,290
2017 1,440

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

Year Number
2016 940
2017 750

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

Year Number
2015 170
2016 210
2017 120

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2015 130
2016 140
2017 260

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2016 1,370
2017 980

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2016 40
2017 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2015 540
2016 630
2017 690

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2015 3,340
2016 3,660
2017 3,740

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2016 140

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2015 320
2016 370
2017 260

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2015 310
2016 180
2017 120

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2015 80
2017 100

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2016 3,170
2017 3,690

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2015 270
2016 280
2017 250

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2015 170
2017 70

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2015 190
2017 140

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2017 240

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2017 300

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2017 80

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2015 40
2016 40
2017 50

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2015 150
2016 160
2017 200

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2016 780
2017 600

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2016 2,940
2017 2,430

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2015 520
2016 500
2017 530