Numbers of Production Occupations in Salt Lake City, UT

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 40,480
2006 42,330
2007 44,130
2008 44,010
2009 38,800
2010 35,620
2011 35,990
2012 37,670
2013 38,440
2014 38,860
2015 39,800
2016 40,980
2017 41,720
2018 40,700

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 2,530
2006 2,840
2007 2,870
2008 3,080
2009 2,680
2010 2,460
2011 2,620
2012 2,790
2013 2,980
2014 2,780
2015 2,790
2016 2,840
2017 2,600
2018 2,510

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2014 150
2015 160
2016 120
2018 290

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 570
2006 920
2007 920
2008 1,240
2009 1,510
2010 1,680
2011 1,730
2012 1,310
2013 1,180
2014 1,300
2015 1,390
2016 1,300

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2007 170
2011 310
2012 370
2013 290
2014 180

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2013 110
2015 130
2016 90

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 320
2006 460
2007 950
2008 1,270
2009 1,130
2010 790
2011 780
2012 670
2013 630
2014 310
2015 270
2016 170
2018 700

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2006 100
2007 140
2008 150
2016 50
2017 60
2018 40

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 6,600
2006 6,060
2007 5,540
2008 5,090
2009 4,340
2010 3,840
2011 4,530
2012 4,930
2013 4,940
2014 4,760
2015 5,680
2016 6,070

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,020
2006 1,500
2007 1,170
2008 720
2009 400
2010 460
2011 520
2012 610
2013 890
2014 1,020
2015 820
2016 590

Bakers

Year Number
2005 750
2006 810
2007 740
2008 770
2009 690
2010 800
2011 1,010
2012 1,120
2013 1,190
2014 900
2015 810
2016 940
2017 1,040
2018 1,080

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 560
2006 610
2007 560
2008 550
2009 620
2010 520
2011 430
2012 290
2013 300
2014 370
2015 460
2016 450
2017 520
2018 520

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50
2007 30
2015 210
2017 40
2018 40

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2007 370
2008 450
2009 240
2012 780
2013 780
2014 790
2015 640
2016 720
2017 700
2018 460

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

Year Number
2011 40
2012 80
2013 110

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 970
2006 790
2007 660
2008 610
2009 640
2010 590
2011 610
2012 480
2013 600
2014 890
2015 970
2016 1,100
2017 950
2018 970

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 110
2006 70
2007 50
2008 50
2010 40
2011 60
2012 80
2013 50
2014 70
2015 60
2016 80
2017 40
2018 70

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 860
2006 940
2007 440
2008 450
2009 440
2012 110
2013 130
2014 190

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 370
2006 310
2007 210
2008 350
2009 310
2010 350
2011 230
2012 290
2013 330
2014 290
2015 690
2016 640
2017 730

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2008 40
2010 30
2011 40
2015 40
2016 40
2017 30

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

Year Number
2005 240
2006 160
2007 230
2008 160
2009 160
2014 150
2015 250
2016 320
2017 340

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

Year Number
2008 60

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

Year Number
2005 30
2010 30
2013 40
2014 40
2015 120
2016 90
2017 30

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

Year Number
2005 860
2006 590
2007 490
2008 310
2009 290
2010 460
2011 370
2012 370
2013 420
2014 500
2015 420
2016 260
2017 260
2018 460

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

Year Number
2005 440
2006 410
2007 400
2008 140
2009 140
2010 110
2011 130
2012 130
2013 250
2014 280
2015 270
2016 280
2017 200
2018 150

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

Year Number
2005 90
2006 40
2007 110
2008 60
2009 90
2010 40
2011 60
2012 40
2013 30
2014 50
2015 30
2016 40
2018 60

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

Year Number
2015 30
2017 50

Machinists

Year Number
2005 1,520
2006 1,340
2007 1,460
2008 1,720
2009 1,580
2010 1,390
2011 1,260
2012 1,410
2013 1,560
2014 1,460
2015 1,270
2016 1,350
2017 1,380
2018 1,310

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 600
2010 100
2011 150
2012 290
2014 950
2015 820
2016 580
2017 520
2018 450

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2017 40

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2010 90
2011 80
2012 60
2014 30
2015 30
2016 50
2017 80
2018 100

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

Year Number
2005 640
2006 730
2007 470
2008 470
2009 480
2010 770
2011 900
2012 880
2013 790
2014 680
2015 810
2016 670
2017 950
2018 750

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

Year Number
2005 790
2006 1,140
2008 2,010
2009 1,640
2010 1,210
2011 1,340
2012 1,440
2013 890
2014 950
2016 640
2017 760
2018 1,000

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 170
2006 170
2007 120
2008 140
2009 100
2010 110
2011 120
2012 160
2013 180
2014 160
2015 70
2016 50
2017 80
2018 80

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 1,460
2006 1,690
2007 2,140
2008 1,990
2009 1,650
2010 1,190
2011 1,300
2012 1,250
2013 1,580
2014 1,880
2015 2,120
2016 1,950
2017 1,560
2018 1,580

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 200
2007 160
2008 130
2009 40
2010 60
2011 80
2012 50
2013 50
2014 60
2015 80
2016 60

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

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 40
2013 50
2014 60

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2007 40

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

Year Number
2005 140
2006 190
2007 130
2008 130
2011 80
2012 160
2013 200
2014 210
2015 80
2016 100
2017 210
2018 250

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 100
2006 80
2011 70
2012 90

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2010 90
2011 80
2018 40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 240
2006 320
2007 310
2008 370
2009 270
2010 420
2011 350
2012 360
2013 170
2014 200
2015 230
2016 180
2017 110

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 930
2006 1,190
2007 1,140
2008 1,170
2009 1,240
2010 1,480
2011 1,340
2012 880
2013 920
2014 850
2015 990
2016 890
2017 910
2018 790

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 290
2006 270,340
2007 250,410
2008 420,390
2009 430,270
2011 400
2012 400
2013 670
2014 680
2015 680
2016 720
2017 620
2018 560

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 1,100
2006 1,140
2007 1,260
2008 1,300
2009 1,040
2010 920
2011 800
2012 880
2013 880
2014 880
2015 910
2016 830
2017 810
2018 550

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 140
2006 100
2010 80
2012 210
2013 180
2015 100
2018 200

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 700
2006 740
2007 940
2008 1,020
2009 920
2010 540
2011 430
2012 510
2013 580
2014 670
2015 580
2016 530
2017 490
2018 520

Sewers, Hand

Year Number
2018 200

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 90
2006 80
2007 50
2011 30
2013 110

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2008 170
2009 140
2010 120
2011 60
2012 40
2013 70
2017 30

Upholsterers

Year Number
2005 90
2011 90
2012 90
2013 80
2014 90
2015 60
2016 90
2017 70
2018 50

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 40
2013 80
2014 120
2015 80

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 870
2006 860
2007 1,100
2008 1,230
2009 1,130
2010 650
2011 580
2012 780
2013 930
2014 980
2015 940
2016 1,100
2017 1,050
2018 840

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2006 50
2007 100
2008 120
2009 70
2010 60
2011 70
2012 100
2013 110
2014 80
2015 120
2016 110
2017 80

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 180
2006 160
2007 230
2008 230
2009 170
2010 90
2012 70
2013 70
2014 110
2015 50
2018 30

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 360
2006 620
2008 1,280
2009 890
2010 590
2011 360
2012 280
2013 310
2014 260
2015 350
2016 420
2017 520
2018 390

Woodworkers, All Other

Year Number
2009 50
2010 40
2011 30

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 30
2018 60

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2011 170
2012 150
2016 40
2017 40

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 120
2008 130
2009 110
2010 100
2011 110
2012 110
2013 100
2014 130
2015 100
2016 60
2018 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 450
2006 370
2007 400
2008 390
2009 310
2010 310
2011 470
2012 520
2013 470
2014 380
2015 500
2016 540
2017 390
2018 430

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2014 40

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2013 40
2015 50
2016 60
2017 60
2018 120

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2011 210
2012 220
2015 210

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 110
2006 100
2007 60
2014 40

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 130
2007 210
2008 120
2009 110
2010 300
2011 360
2012 380
2013 160
2015 500
2016 530
2017 600
2018 620

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

Year Number
2005 110
2006 120
2007 60
2008 90
2009 100
2010 90
2011 100
2012 120
2014 80
2015 150
2017 260

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 120
2007 170
2008 150
2009 100
2010 60
2011 40
2012 60
2013 80
2014 80
2015 40
2016 130
2017 140
2018 160

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 310
2006 140
2007 140
2008 50
2010 140
2011 290
2012 230
2014 100
2017 110
2018 260

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 280
2006 170
2007 340
2008 640
2009 580
2010 450
2011 310
2012 390
2013 470
2014 600
2015 940
2016 820
2017 740
2018 340

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 30
2008 50
2009 90
2010 110
2016 160
2017 130
2018 70

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 160
2006 260
2007 200
2008 260
2009 240
2010 240
2011 220
2012 150
2013 160
2014 200
2015 160
2016 200
2017 160
2018 260

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

Year Number
2005 350
2006 490
2007 530
2008 560
2009 490
2010 470
2011 400
2012 340
2013 280
2014 240
2015 180
2016 230
2017 290
2018 220

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2007 50
2010 80
2011 50
2013 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 1,390
2006 1,480
2007 1,690
2008 2,010
2009 1,930
2010 2,020
2011 1,860
2012 2,070
2013 2,150
2014 2,550
2015 2,680
2016 2,910
2017 2,950
2018 3,060

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2007 90
2008 90
2009 120
2010 180
2011 160
2012 110

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2006 880
2007 1,300
2008 1,160
2009 650
2010 340
2011 350
2012 330
2015 190
2016 510
2017 520
2018 470

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2007 80
2008 270
2009 650
2010 640
2011 550
2012 410
2013 490
2014 530
2015 190
2016 100
2017 100
2018 390

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2011 50
2012 80
2014 110
2015 130
2017 430

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,590
2006 1,620
2007 2,380
2008 2,040
2009 1,780
2010 1,630
2011 1,590
2012 1,710
2013 1,360
2014 1,590
2015 1,660
2016 1,540
2017 1,480
2018 1,420

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

Year Number
2005 380
2006 330
2007 430
2008 380
2009 370
2010 350
2011 420
2012 400
2013 350
2014 260
2015 310
2016 380
2017 600
2018 420

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 130
2006 140
2007 110
2008 170
2010 120
2011 90
2012 120
2013 190
2014 190
2015 280
2016 230
2017 280
2018 160

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 200
2007 210
2008 370
2009 300
2010 310
2011 140
2012 100
2013 70
2016 40
2017 60

Semiconductor Processors

Year Number
2013 100
2014 30
2015 30

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 310
2006 30,220
2007 190
2008 180
2009 110,150
2010 190
2011 120
2012 70
2013 60
2014 80
2015 90
2016 140
2017 140
2018 90

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 40
2006 60
2007 60
2008 50
2018 130

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 70
2009 90
2010 90
2013 30
2014 60
2015 100
2016 70
2017 40
2018 40

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2011 90
2013 90
2014 50

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2007 110
2008 140
2009 150
2017 60
2018 70

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 80
2006 190
2007 210
2008 260
2009 210
2010 280
2011 260
2012 230
2013 200
2014 270
2015 380
2016 380
2017 370
2018 330

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 760
2006 780
2007 560
2008 200
2009 220
2010 230
2011 240
2012 300
2013 290
2014 300
2015 250
2016 190
2017 320

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 2,860
2006 2,630
2007 1,910
2008 2,020
2009 1,390
2010 1,500
2011 1,570
2012 1,820
2013 1,290
2014 1,070
2015 1,160
2016 1,620
2017 1,750
2018 1,790

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 760
2013 780
2014 730
2015 340
2017 880
2018 1,190