Numbers of Production Occupations in San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 72,970
2006 70,860
2007 66,870
2008 71,040
2009 66,810
2010 60,750
2011 60,910
2012 63,580
2013 66,620
2014 66,230
2015 67,340
2016 67,970
2017 65,180
2018 64,880

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 5,060
2006 4,870
2007 4,700
2008 4,450
2009 4,360
2010 3,980
2011 4,060
2012 4,330
2013 4,140
2014 4,340
2015 4,190
2016 4,260
2017 4,140
2018 4,180

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2008 790
2013 810
2014 1,020
2016 790
2017 860
2018 930

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2005 80

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 4,410
2006 3,230
2007 2,460
2008 2,330
2009 2,410
2010 2,280
2011 2,580
2012 2,550
2013 2,910
2014 2,450
2015 2,730
2016 2,870

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2005 810
2006 860
2007 1,180
2008 880
2009 770
2010 510
2011 820
2012 760
2013 610
2014 580
2015 600
2016 560

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2005 810
2006 800
2013 410
2016 240
2017 160
2018 190

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 700
2006 680
2007 720
2008 760
2009 1,090
2010 1,130
2011 1,400
2012 900
2014 440
2015 930
2016 960
2017 1,020
2018 1,190

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2010 270
2012 90
2013 70
2014 240
2015 270
2018 140

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 8,300
2006 7,870
2007 8,090
2008 10,490
2009 9,580
2010 7,800
2011 7,730
2012 8,270
2013 8,130
2014 7,520
2015 7,570
2016 7,290

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 2,890
2006 2,400
2007 2,560
2008 3,260
2009 3,270
2010 2,900
2011 2,540
2012 2,640
2013 3,210
2014 2,690
2015 2,230
2016 2,440

Bakers

Year Number
2005 1,200
2006 1,340
2007 1,470
2008 1,500
2009 1,480
2010 1,320
2011 1,470
2012 1,320
2013 1,720
2014 2,150
2015 2,970
2016 3,200
2017 3,110
2018 2,360

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 1,240
2006 1,230
2007 1,410
2008 1,240
2009 1,220
2010 1,420
2011 1,660
2012 1,730
2013 2,150
2014 1,990
2015 2,110
2016 1,780
2017 1,460
2018 1,670

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2005 540
2006 440
2007 510
2008 960
2009 1,000
2010 930
2011 410
2012 280
2013 130
2014 170
2015 240
2016 380

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

Year Number
2005 170
2006 120
2007 120
2015 240
2016 250
2017 280
2018 80

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2005 580
2006 390
2007 330
2008 330
2009 570
2010 680
2011 810
2012 710
2013 560
2014 760
2015 1,290
2016 1,310
2017 1,230
2018 900

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 200
2007 200
2008 130
2010 30
2012 100
2013 100
2014 140
2015 90
2016 160
2017 80
2018 80

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 3,700
2006 3,360
2007 2,120
2008 1,480
2009 1,380
2013 230
2014 160
2015 150
2016 100
2017 100

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 920
2006 840
2007 770
2008 800
2009 720
2010 570
2011 710
2012 690
2013 960
2014 920
2015 1,000
2016 1,170
2017 1,330
2018 1,320

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 120
2006 110
2007 90
2008 110
2009 150
2010 170
2011 220
2012 210
2013 240
2014 180
2015 210
2016 250
2017 270
2018 210

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

Year Number
2007 470
2008 320
2009 450
2010 390
2011 550
2012 520
2013 820
2015 230
2016 260
2017 240
2018 420

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

Year Number
2005 140
2006 170
2007 190
2010 110
2011 100

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

Year Number
2005 140
2006 160
2012 30
2014 40
2015 70
2016 120

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

Year Number
2005 1,430
2006 1,290
2007 1,300
2008 1,230
2009 1,190
2010 890
2011 830
2012 900
2013 1,240
2014 1,120
2015 890
2016 640
2017 600
2018 590

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

Year Number
2005 210
2006 150
2007 160
2008 70
2009 90
2010 70
2011 90
2013 80
2015 120
2016 110
2017 100
2018 120

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

Year Number
2005 590
2006 540
2007 540
2008 510
2009 460
2010 540
2011 770
2012 660
2013 410
2014 340
2015 440
2016 490
2017 390
2018 360

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

Year Number
2005 410
2006 430
2007 370
2008 320
2009 280
2010 240
2011 190
2012 220
2013 180
2014 210
2015 370
2016 370
2017 400
2018 270

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

Year Number
2005 350
2006 240
2007 240
2008 170
2009 170
2010 80
2011 50
2012 130
2013 130
2014 130
2015 140
2016 180
2017 190
2018 310

Machinists

Year Number
2005 3,740
2006 3,630
2007 3,490
2008 3,340
2009 3,510
2010 3,310
2011 3,720
2012 3,990
2013 3,850
2014 3,720
2015 3,450
2016 3,430
2017 3,510
2018 4,030

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2014 30

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40

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

Year Number
2005 820
2006 760
2007 920
2008 1,130
2009 1,120
2010 950
2011 740
2012 690
2013 700
2014 1,080
2015 920
2016 830
2017 450
2018 510

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

Year Number
2006 280
2007 220
2009 190
2010 420
2011 390
2012 510
2013 570
2014 730
2015 560
2016 330
2017 230
2018 220

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 290
2006 310
2007 360
2008 350
2009 320
2010 200
2011 230
2012 250
2013 240
2014 310
2015 290
2016 290
2017 200
2018 230

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 2,430
2006 2,340
2007 1,930
2008 2,290
2009 2,250
2010 2,210
2011 1,930
2012 2,610
2013 2,860
2014 2,580
2015 2,450
2016 3,080
2017 3,310
2018 3,510

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

Year Number
2005 130
2006 80
2007 80
2008 120
2009 130
2010 190
2011 130
2013 240
2014 370
2015 340
2016 370
2018 170

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

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 60
2008 30
2009 60
2010 80
2011 90
2012 50
2013 90
2014 230
2015 320
2016 210
2017 50
2018 60

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 380
2006 320
2009 40
2010 260
2011 350
2014 1,140
2015 250
2016 180
2017 170
2018 110

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

Year Number
2005 310
2006 350
2007 290
2008 210
2010 160
2011 240
2012 230
2013 180
2014 300

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2005 140
2006 170
2007 150
2008 60
2009 50
2010 40
2015 50
2016 40

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 160
2006 90
2007 80
2008 210
2009 320
2010 230
2011 80
2012 70
2014 350
2015 390
2016 360
2017 300
2018 260

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2006 600
2007 610
2008 570
2009 400
2010 330
2011 280
2012 280
2013 380
2014 240
2015 270
2016 210
2017 290
2018 210

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 1,000
2006 1,520
2007 1,590
2008 1,660
2009 1,370
2010 1,570
2011 1,270
2012 1,080
2013 910
2014 900
2015 860
2016 980
2017 1,030
2018 1,110

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 350,510
2006 270,330
2007 280,300
2008 23,080,230
2009 21,090,320
2010 360
2011 320
2012 360
2013 280
2014 210
2015 120
2016 120
2017 110
2018 170

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 1,550
2006 1,500
2007 1,310
2008 1,760
2009 1,590
2010 1,540
2011 1,310
2012 1,440
2013 1,420
2014 1,690
2015 1,690
2016 1,950
2017 1,650
2018 1,600

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 570
2006 790
2007 830
2008 910
2009 730
2010 580
2011 640
2012 690
2013 680
2014 570
2015 680
2016 820
2017 860
2018 710

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 1,890
2006 2,030
2007 1,680
2008 1,850
2009 1,400
2010 1,150
2011 1,100
2012 1,150
2013 1,220
2014 1,280
2015 1,180
2016 1,410
2017 1,290
2018 1,240

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Year Number
2009 80
2011 80
2012 140
2013 130
2017 90
2018 140

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2005 280
2009 220
2010 270
2011 370
2012 360
2013 410
2014 320

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2010 60
2011 70
2012 40
2013 30
2015 40
2016 70
2017 80
2018 80

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2007 190
2008 150
2009 140
2010 60

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Year Number
2005 30
2010 30
2011 50
2012 40
2013 30

Upholsterers

Year Number
2006 590
2007 580
2008 330
2009 230
2010 170
2011 210
2012 180
2013 180
2014 140
2015 140
2016 100
2017 180
2018 170

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 50
2007 90
2008 80
2011 50
2012 60
2013 50
2015 90
2016 90
2017 60
2018 50

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2005 1,240
2006 1,500
2007 1,390
2008 1,210
2009 940
2010 730
2011 570
2012 560
2013 560
2014 530
2015 710
2016 740
2017 810
2018 760

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2005 100
2006 220
2007 310
2008 370
2009 240
2010 120
2011 40
2016 60
2017 40
2018 60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 160
2006 130
2007 100
2008 90
2009 90
2010 40
2011 50
2012 30
2013 40
2014 90
2015 100

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 490
2006 500
2007 230
2008 300
2009 270
2010 170
2011 150
2012 80
2013 110
2014 250
2015 230
2016 270
2017 160
2018 200

Woodworkers, All Other

Year Number
2009 110
2010 100
2011 60
2012 40

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2005 30
2009 80
2010 80
2011 90
2014 270
2015 170
2016 140

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2007 100
2008 100
2009 320
2010 250
2011 320
2015 230
2016 220
2017 230
2018 230

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2005 270
2006 430
2007 240
2008 240
2009 160
2010 180
2011 140
2012 170
2013 200
2014 210
2015 180
2016 170
2017 170
2018 230

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 590
2006 640
2007 440
2008 530
2009 530
2010 510
2011 450
2012 810
2013 810
2014 980
2015 1,410
2016 1,080
2017 1,060
2018 920

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2007 100
2009 140
2010 130
2011 160
2012 160
2013 250
2014 330
2015 270
2016 180
2017 70
2018 40

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2013 160
2016 130
2017 120
2018 110

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2006 110
2007 120
2012 90
2014 80

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 80
2008 140
2009 80
2010 110
2011 110
2012 110
2013 60
2015 60
2016 60
2017 90
2018 50

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 100
2006 100
2007 150
2008 250
2009 320
2010 490
2011 380
2012 310
2013 130
2014 150
2015 200
2016 170
2017 280
2018 260

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

Year Number
2005 180
2006 190
2008 160
2010 170
2011 120
2012 210
2013 150
2014 210
2015 190
2016 270
2017 400
2018 450

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

Year Number
2005 340
2006 230
2007 210
2009 30
2011 140
2012 150
2013 80
2014 70
2015 90
2016 80
2017 70
2018 90

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2005 560
2006 590
2007 580
2008 540
2009 390
2011 290
2012 300
2013 360
2014 360
2015 330
2016 260
2017 170
2018 220

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 440
2006 380
2007 510
2008 860
2009 1,110
2010 1,190
2011 890
2012 870
2013 1,060
2014 1,230
2015 980
2016 870
2017 810
2018 710

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2005 220
2006 190
2007 160
2008 170
2009 190
2010 130
2011 110
2012 110
2013 100
2014 60
2015 60
2016 90
2017 60
2018 50

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 330
2006 320
2007 330
2008 200
2009 300
2010 200
2011 270
2012 250
2013 240
2014 200
2015 150
2016 250

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

Year Number
2005 360
2006 280
2007 310
2008 170
2009 160
2013 180
2014 240
2015 310
2016 280
2017 230
2018 180

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 4,300
2006 3,390
2007 3,610
2008 3,970
2009 4,540
2010 4,230
2011 4,770
2012 4,330
2013 3,910
2014 4,270
2015 4,690
2016 4,840
2017 4,620
2018 4,850

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2005 200
2006 170
2007 210
2008 530
2009 500
2013 370
2014 340
2015 280
2016 270
2017 350
2018 280

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 390
2007 360
2008 450
2009 450
2010 430
2011 350
2012 190
2013 240
2014 420
2015 530
2016 460
2017 350
2018 260

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2007 40
2014 180
2015 250
2016 190
2017 280
2018 200

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 450
2006 560
2011 140
2012 120
2013 120
2014 110
2015 190
2018 280

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 2,240
2006 2,770
2007 1,830
2008 2,360
2009 2,330
2010 2,310
2011 1,680
2012 1,840
2013 2,120
2014 2,720
2015 2,540
2016 2,320
2017 2,130
2018 2,090

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

Year Number
2005 670
2006 660
2007 580
2008 650
2009 530
2010 480
2011 450
2012 370
2013 310
2014 430
2015 390
2016 360
2017 290
2018 380

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 610
2006 520
2007 470
2008 500
2009 430
2010 410
2011 430
2012 510
2013 640
2014 680
2015 680
2016 760
2017 630
2018 680

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2006 240
2007 150
2008 130
2009 60
2010 70
2011 110
2012 80
2013 60
2014 40
2015 40
2016 50
2017 50
2018 60

Semiconductor Processors

Year Number
2005 450
2010 210
2011 420
2012 470
2013 520
2014 440
2017 310
2018 430

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 150,520
2006 480
2007 520
2008 140,390
2009 390
2010 410
2011 440
2012 400
2013 260
2014 130
2015 140
2016 180
2017 170
2018 80

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2012 120
2013 90
2014 60

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 30
2006 60
2007 60
2009 120
2010 140
2011 50
2012 90
2013 110
2014 110
2015 160
2016 100
2017 80
2018 60

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2012 60
2013 50
2014 60

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2008 90
2009 70
2013 90
2014 120

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 430
2006 670
2007 330
2008 320
2009 200
2010 170
2011 120
2012 220
2013 230
2014 350
2015 440
2016 370
2017 270
2018 210

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 250
2006 220
2007 190
2008 190
2009 250
2010 250
2011 290
2012 230
2014 460
2015 470
2016 160
2017 140
2018 150

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 2,240
2006 2,050
2007 2,490
2008 2,980
2009 2,930
2010 2,640
2011 2,620
2012 2,670
2013 3,120
2014 3,170
2015 3,080
2016 2,860
2017 2,730
2018 2,350

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 1,530
2013 1,610
2014 950
2015 1,640
2016 2,070
2017 2,190
2018 1,690