Numbers of Production Occupations in North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2006 8,840
2007 8,790
2008 8,280
2009 8,300
2010 7,300
2011 7,700
2012 8,110
2013 8,760
2014 9,250
2015 32,500
2016 30,400
2017 31,120
2018 32,470

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2006 600
2007 640
2008 650
2009 730
2010 550
2011 530
2012 570
2013 580
2014 590
2015 2,050
2016 2,050
2017 2,150
2018 2,200

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2007 60
2008 60

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2006 80
2007 90
2008 80
2009 60
2012 40
2013 40
2014 50
2015 140
2016 210

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2006 160
2007 40
2008 50
2009 40
2016 50

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2015 210
2016 180
2017 60
2018 90

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2006 170
2007 140
2008 90
2009 60
2015 290
2016 370
2017 320
2018 330

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2006 230
2007 190
2008 120
2009 120
2015 60
2016 40
2018 40

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2006 1,150
2007 870
2008 1,060
2009 760
2010 1,130
2011 1,090
2012 1,590
2013 1,850
2014 1,710
2016 3,560

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2007 40
2009 110
2010 260
2011 250
2012 120
2015 410
2016 520

Bakers

Year Number
2006 30
2007 60
2008 60
2009 80
2010 100
2011 120
2012 100
2013 80
2014 90
2016 250
2017 280
2018 240

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2006 140
2007 120
2008 50
2009 40
2010 40
2011 90
2012 80
2013 80
2016 260
2017 280
2018 260

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2017 1,080

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2016 170
2018 670

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2009 40
2010 50
2011 40
2012 40
2015 210
2016 360
2017 510
2018 520

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2015 210
2016 130
2017 160
2018 140

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 230
2007 120
2008 70
2009 120
2010 200
2011 240
2012 190
2015 390
2016 530
2017 440
2018 440

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2015 60
2016 100
2018 80

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

Year Number
2006 210
2007 190
2008 130
2009 160
2010 60
2011 100
2012 90
2013 150
2014 100
2015 170
2018 460

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

Year Number
2007 50
2008 70
2009 50
2015 150
2016 120
2017 220
2018 200

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

Year Number
2006 190
2007 120
2008 130
2009 120
2010 30
2011 40
2012 120
2013 180
2014 140
2015 530
2016 410
2017 560
2018 790

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

Year Number
2006 60

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

Year Number
2006 70
2009 200
2010 130
2011 120
2012 60
2013 40
2015 200
2016 330
2017 380
2018 400

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

Year Number
2006 50
2008 60
2011 50
2013 30
2016 40
2017 60

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

Year Number
2015 70

Machinists

Year Number
2006 580
2007 460
2008 390
2009 280
2010 190
2011 190
2014 990
2015 1,520
2016 1,340
2017 1,090
2018 1,070

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2015 60
2016 80
2018 50

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2015 30
2016 40

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2007 50
2008 70
2009 60
2015 140
2016 130

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

Year Number
2006 50
2010 50
2015 400
2016 470
2017 520
2018 390

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

Year Number
2010 50
2011 70
2012 60
2013 30
2015 630
2016 630
2017 630
2018 420

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2010 40
2011 50
2012 50
2013 40
2014 30
2015 60

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2006 410
2007 450
2008 490
2009 610
2010 440
2011 420
2012 340
2013 380
2014 620
2016 2,500
2017 2,390
2018 2,750

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

Year Number
2016 50

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

Year Number
2015 80
2016 40
2017 30

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

Year Number
2007 80
2008 90
2013 70
2014 80
2015 150
2016 70
2017 30
2018 40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2007 40
2008 30

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2009 60
2010 100
2011 110
2012 90
2013 60
2014 60
2015 240
2016 280
2017 250
2018 220

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2006 60
2008 30
2009 40
2015 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2006 110
2007 120
2008 120
2009 150
2010 170
2011 150
2012 130
2013 90
2014 140
2015 550
2016 480
2017 490
2018 410

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2006 120
2007 110
2008 100
2009 70
2012 50
2013 80
2015 130
2016 110
2017 50

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 100
2007 100
2008 90
2009 90
2010 120
2011 70
2012 80
2015 360
2016 340
2017 370
2018 290

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2018 30

Upholsterers

Year Number
2007 30
2008 30
2015 50

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2006 120
2007 100
2008 80
2009 80
2010 60
2011 70
2012 50
2013 100
2014 80
2015 460
2016 420
2017 420
2018 550

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2018 60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2006 60
2010 50
2011 50
2016 220
2017 280
2018 370

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2006 100
2007 180
2015 790
2016 850
2017 1,050
2018 850

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2016 110

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2009 30

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 230
2007 200
2008 250
2009 160
2010 210
2011 160
2012 90
2013 70
2014 100
2016 640
2017 750
2018 850

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2017 90

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2009 30
2010 50
2015 70

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2009 460
2016 160
2017 150

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2014 60
2015 180
2016 120

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

Year Number
2016 40

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

Year Number
2007 120
2015 100
2016 60
2017 90
2018 100

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2006 120
2007 80
2008 70
2009 40
2010 50
2011 40
2012 50
2013 70
2014 70
2015 130
2016 110
2017 90
2018 100

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 150
2007 230
2008 160
2009 140
2010 110
2011 100
2012 160
2013 150
2014 160
2015 640
2016 650
2017 480
2018 410

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2015 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 210
2007 380
2009 290
2011 350
2013 320
2015 480
2016 540
2017 590
2018 550

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

Year Number
2006 120
2010 50
2011 40
2012 40
2014 30
2015 110
2016 240
2017 260
2018 400

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

Year Number
2015 90
2016 140
2017 100
2018 90

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2006 330
2007 510
2008 450
2009 490
2010 190
2011 300
2012 280
2013 350
2014 290
2016 1,290
2017 1,350
2018 1,520

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2015 130
2016 80

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 370
2009 300
2011 330
2012 290
2013 240
2014 400
2015 1,240
2016 1,320
2017 1,000
2018 1,430

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

Year Number
2007 40
2008 50
2009 60
2010 130
2011 110
2012 130
2015 390
2016 440
2017 520
2018 450

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2006 40
2007 30
2008 40
2009 40
2010 30
2015 240
2016 240
2017 260
2018 320

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2016 40

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2018 60

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2016 160
2017 170
2018 280

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2016 30

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 40
2007 80
2015 70
2016 70
2017 120
2018 120

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2010 110
2011 110
2015 520
2016 550
2018 320

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2006 380
2007 200
2008 220
2009 240
2010 310
2011 590
2012 830
2013 830
2014 700
2016 2,320
2017 2,200
2018 1,490

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2016 110
2017 180
2018 300