Numbers of Production Occupations in Richmond, VA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 33,770
2006 34,210
2007 33,620
2008 32,990
2009 29,310
2010 27,080
2011 26,110
2012 27,160
2013 28,310
2014 28,590
2015 26,280
2016 28,890
2017 30,990
2018 28,790

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 2,230
2006 2,170
2007 2,300
2008 2,400
2009 2,230
2010 2,100
2011 2,110
2012 2,150
2013 2,140
2014 2,210
2015 2,030
2016 2,000
2017 2,100
2018 2,040

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2011 30

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 150
2006 210
2008 520
2009 460
2010 320
2011 460
2012 460
2013 500
2014 340
2015 360
2016 390

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 70
2010 520
2011 420
2013 430
2014 550
2016 500

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2014 30
2016 50
2017 40
2018 50

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 270
2006 300
2007 230
2008 170
2009 180
2010 230
2011 220
2012 270
2013 350
2014 450
2015 460
2017 290
2018 280

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 1,930
2006 2,190
2007 1,630
2008 1,470
2009 1,380
2010 1,270
2011 1,150
2012 1,130
2013 1,930
2014 2,210
2015 2,240
2016 2,580

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2006 580
2007 780
2008 1,130
2009 1,050
2010 1,060
2011 830
2012 800
2013 850
2014 720
2015 700
2016 610

Bakers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 250
2007 230
2008 240
2009 390
2010 400
2011 590
2012 490
2013 390
2014 410
2015 380
2016 430
2017 330
2018 230

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 210
2006 220
2007 230
2008 310
2009 390
2010 470
2011 520
2012 550
2013 440
2014 420
2015 430
2016 360
2017 250
2018 230

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2008 40
2010 30
2016 220
2017 230
2018 220

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 250
2006 260
2007 200
2008 240
2009 250
2010 560
2011 330
2012 320
2013 280
2015 960
2017 460

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2007 410

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,330
2006 1,750
2007 970
2008 1,370
2009 800
2012 310
2013 330
2014 220
2016 140
2018 180

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 290
2006 190
2007 260
2008 160
2009 170
2010 80
2014 160
2015 200
2016 150
2017 140
2018 190

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 90
2007 30
2011 40
2012 50
2013 50
2014 50
2015 50
2016 60
2017 40
2018 40

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

Year Number
2005 160
2006 280
2007 240
2008 280
2009 210
2010 270
2011 320
2012 420
2013 380
2014 470
2015 330
2016 200
2017 160
2018 110

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

Year Number
2007 270
2011 60

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

Year Number
2005 320
2007 180
2008 140
2009 240
2010 170
2011 170
2012 140
2013 120
2014 130
2015 40

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

Year Number
2005 1,080
2006 1,190
2007 950
2008 630
2009 540
2010 420
2011 490
2012 440
2013 460
2014 450
2015 330
2016 490
2017 440
2018 530

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

Year Number
2005 40
2006 120
2007 150
2008 230
2009 130
2010 110
2011 60
2012 90
2013 70
2016 30
2017 40

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

Year Number
2005 30

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

Year Number
2012 30

Machinists

Year Number
2005 960
2006 980
2007 1,040
2008 1,230
2009 1,140
2010 930
2011 840
2012 930
2013 740
2014 670
2015 680
2016 800
2018 1,320

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2009 40
2015 40

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

Year Number
2005 210
2006 220
2007 230
2008 160
2009 80
2010 30
2014 90
2016 140
2017 130

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

Year Number
2005 90
2008 80
2010 140
2011 220
2012 270
2014 60
2016 410
2017 370

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 120
2007 90
2008 50
2009 40
2010 40
2011 130
2012 150
2013 150
2014 140
2015 80
2016 100
2017 90
2018 80

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 880
2006 910
2007 1,030
2008 850
2009 870
2010 790
2011 900
2012 1,010
2013 1,140
2014 1,140
2015 1,130
2016 1,390
2017 1,150
2018 1,020

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

Year Number
2009 130
2010 140
2011 40
2012 80
2013 90
2014 110
2015 110

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

Year Number
2005 50
2007 380
2008 440
2009 350

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

Year Number
2005 130
2006 70
2007 60
2008 40
2009 50
2010 60
2011 70
2012 60
2013 40
2014 70
2015 90
2016 110
2017 100
2018 110

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 180
2006 70
2007 80

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 400
2006 280
2007 300
2008 370
2009 260
2010 240
2011 150
2012 160
2013 170
2014 190
2015 190
2016 210
2017 250
2018 210

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 760
2006 920
2007 920
2008 860
2009 750
2010 830
2011 840
2012 810
2013 670
2014 850
2015 920
2016 1,060
2017 1,040
2018 950

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 370,190
2006 370,260
2007 320,160
2008 260,130
2009 13,060
2010 130
2012 170
2013 70
2014 60
2015 60
2017 160
2018 190

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 1,100
2006 1,170
2007 1,020
2008 960
2009 820
2010 760
2011 690
2012 960
2013 1,030
2014 1,150
2015 940
2016 990
2017 990
2018 1,000

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 460
2006 450
2007 410
2008 420
2009 450
2010 450
2011 470
2012 390
2013 350
2014 320
2015 380
2016 500
2017 370
2018 280

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 530
2006 380
2007 410
2008 320
2009 390
2010 380
2011 340
2012 260
2013 240
2014 210
2015 230
2016 230
2017 320
2018 320

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 190
2006 150
2008 170
2009 130
2010 110
2012 60
2013 50
2014 30

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2009 30
2010 30
2011 50
2012 40
2013 40

Upholsterers

Year Number
2010 60
2011 50

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 60
2007 60

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 290
2006 350
2007 370
2008 470
2009 410
2010 470
2011 400
2012 310
2013 430
2014 510
2015 500
2016 620
2017 750
2018 760

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 60
2007 70
2009 50
2011 100
2012 60
2013 60
2014 80
2015 60
2016 90
2017 70
2018 70

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 350
2007 380
2008 440
2009 250
2011 190
2012 320
2013 390
2014 300
2015 140
2016 150
2017 190
2018 280

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 370
2006 350
2007 370
2008 350
2009 500
2010 510
2011 530
2012 440
2013 310
2014 320
2015 170
2016 200
2017 160
2018 250

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

Year Number
2012 120
2013 120
2014 120

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2013 110
2015 210
2016 220

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2005 190
2006 180
2007 60
2010 90
2011 120
2012 130
2013 160
2014 180
2015 120
2016 130
2017 100
2018 70

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 130
2006 140
2007 180
2008 150
2009 140
2010 130
2011 170
2012 50
2013 40
2014 40
2015 60
2016 50

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 580
2006 390
2007 390
2008 350
2009 420
2010 440
2011 510
2012 420
2013 420
2014 420
2015 420
2016 420
2017 370
2018 350

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2011 740
2013 310
2014 370
2015 370

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2015 90
2016 90
2018 130

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2008 40
2011 50
2012 50
2013 50
2014 40

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 200
2009 1,000
2010 880
2011 420
2012 420
2013 640
2014 610
2015 530
2016 670
2017 970

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

Year Number
2005 480
2006 400
2007 350
2012 60
2014 280
2015 280

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

Year Number
2005 240
2006 290
2007 150
2008 150
2009 100
2010 160
2011 230
2012 240
2013 120
2016 50
2018 70

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2012 30
2013 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 660
2006 910
2007 1,040
2008 1,000
2009 810
2010 470
2011 550
2012 460
2013 600
2014 540
2015 420
2016 360
2017 360
2018 410

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2007 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 570
2006 550
2010 360
2011 310
2012 240
2013 290
2014 340
2015 340
2016 330
2017 310
2018 260

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

Year Number
2007 970
2008 310
2009 190
2010 100
2013 570
2014 260
2015 270
2016 240
2017 180
2018 180

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

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2007 70
2008 190
2009 140
2010 90

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 1,930
2006 1,700
2007 1,690
2008 1,170
2009 1,120
2010 960
2011 820
2012 930
2013 1,070
2014 1,400
2015 1,200
2016 1,260
2017 1,300
2018 1,140

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 40
2014 50
2016 80
2017 70
2018 50

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 150
2006 120
2007 190
2008 180
2009 180
2010 200
2011 170
2012 140
2013 200
2014 170
2015 180
2016 140
2017 160
2018 120

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2011 40
2015 50
2016 80

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2009 30
2010 90
2011 70
2012 90
2013 60

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 2,480
2006 2,790
2007 1,820
2008 2,100
2009 1,740
2010 2,350
2011 2,100
2012 2,530
2013 2,850
2014 1,970
2015 1,330
2016 1,370
2017 2,310
2018 2,000

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

Year Number
2005 350
2006 310
2007 380
2008 330
2009 280
2010 170
2011 110
2012 90
2013 140
2014 140
2015 200
2016 190
2017 260
2018 270

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 160
2006 200
2007 210
2008 240
2009 330
2010 290
2011 290
2012 120
2013 150
2014 160
2015 220
2016 230
2017 220
2018 180

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 130
2007 160
2008 100
2010 80
2012 60
2013 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 140,170
2006 150,160
2007 130,170
2008 100,170
2009 150
2010 160
2011 150
2015 210
2016 170
2017 150
2018 90

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 50
2006 80
2014 30
2015 50
2018 70

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2017 30
2018 40

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2014 30

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2006 80
2007 60
2008 90
2011 50
2012 50
2013 60
2015 50
2016 80
2017 60
2018 50

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 140
2007 250
2008 120
2009 120
2011 80
2012 90
2013 110
2014 170
2015 240
2016 200
2017 230
2018 220

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 580
2006 630
2007 760
2008 760
2009 840
2010 770
2011 810
2012 730
2013 850
2014 1,020
2015 1,030
2016 1,060
2017 970
2018 1,090

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 1,680
2006 1,560
2007 1,450
2008 1,480
2009 1,180
2010 1,060
2011 1,080
2012 980
2013 1,100
2014 1,090
2015 1,080
2016 1,200
2017 1,490
2018 1,360

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 990
2013 960
2014 560
2015 270
2016 350
2018 780