Numbers of Production Occupations in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 12,320
2006 12,270
2007 12,480
2008 10,870
2009 9,800
2010 8,830
2011 8,440
2012 8,720
2013 8,400
2014 8,840
2015 9,560
2016 9,490
2017 8,630
2018 8,730

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 720
2006 660
2007 730
2008 700
2009 640
2010 570
2011 510
2012 710
2013 680
2014 650
2015 620
2016 740
2017 740
2018 810

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2006 160
2007 170
2009 40
2013 30
2014 30

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 130
2006 150
2007 130
2008 140
2009 60
2010 120
2011 110
2012 120
2013 90
2014 200
2015 250
2016 200
2017 120
2018 130

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2016 60

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 570
2006 810
2007 950
2008 780
2009 950
2010 900
2011 1,310
2012 990
2013 770
2014 1,100
2015 790
2016 980

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2009 710
2010 910
2011 390
2012 420
2013 190
2014 160
2015 200
2016 190

Bakers

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

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 230
2006 240
2007 230
2008 80
2009 90
2010 100
2011 120
2012 150
2013 180
2014 200
2016 200
2017 100
2018 130

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2013 70
2018 40

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2012 30
2013 30
2014 40

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 50

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 570
2006 550
2007 680
2008 970
2009 870

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2012 250
2013 250
2014 300
2017 40

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

Year Number
2006 60

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 100
2007 70
2008 70
2010 30
2013 30
2014 60
2016 80
2017 50

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

Year Number
2005 30

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

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 70
2008 50
2009 50
2010 30
2012 40
2013 40

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

Year Number
2006 100
2007 50

Machinists

Year Number
2005 540
2006 490
2007 450
2008 420
2009 300
2010 450
2011 690
2012 600
2013 500
2014 370
2015 480
2016 480
2017 460
2018 500

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2007 40

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2009 50

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 70
2007 60
2008 50

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

Year Number
2005 140
2007 70

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2008 60
2012 40
2014 30

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2005 560
2006 570
2007 900
2008 720
2009 590
2010 430
2011 560
2012 480
2013 570
2014 580
2015 1,010
2016 800
2017 820
2018 910

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

Year Number
2006 120
2007 130
2008 90
2010 50
2011 70
2012 60
2013 130
2014 80

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2007 40
2008 30
2009 40
2010 40

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2008 130
2009 150
2010 160
2011 130
2012 130
2013 160
2014 250
2015 250
2016 180
2017 110
2018 80

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 4,070
2007 4,050
2008 7,060
2009 4,050
2010 50
2016 60
2017 60
2018 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 590
2006 600
2007 620
2008 580
2009 580
2010 460
2011 430
2012 410
2013 470
2014 550
2015 620
2016 500
2017 480
2018 500

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2005 80
2006 50
2007 30
2013 40
2017 40

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2007 100
2008 80
2009 70
2010 80
2011 90
2012 80
2013 50
2014 70
2015 70
2016 60

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2008 120

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2007 100
2008 90
2009 40
2010 50
2012 130
2013 80
2014 70
2017 50
2018 50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 40

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2007 60
2009 80
2010 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 200
2006 290
2007 300
2008 270
2009 220
2010 240
2011 230
2012 240
2013 200
2014 230
2015 250
2016 300
2017 290
2018 220

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2012 190
2013 220
2014 220

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2005 200
2008 280
2010 50
2011 50
2015 260
2016 310
2017 200
2018 160

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2015 50
2016 60

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2012 60
2013 150
2018 90

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

Year Number
2006 30
2007 50
2012 30
2016 50

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2018 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 170
2006 160
2009 70
2010 200
2011 230
2013 100
2014 100
2015 200
2016 190
2017 200
2018 120

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 30
2016 50
2017 50

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

Year Number
2007 180
2008 50
2009 120
2010 130
2011 260
2012 190
2013 170

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

Year Number
2010 60

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 450
2006 530
2007 510
2008 530
2009 550
2010 470
2011 430
2012 540
2013 510
2014 670
2015 720
2016 580
2017 460
2018 590

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130
2007 150
2008 160
2009 130
2010 120
2011 120
2012 120
2013 110
2014 120
2015 110
2016 120
2017 130
2018 140

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2011 50

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2011 70
2017 30
2018 40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 210
2006 210
2007 130
2008 110
2009 160
2010 140
2011 170
2012 130
2013 150
2014 130
2015 80
2016 100
2017 140
2018 100

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 60
2008 60
2009 50
2010 50
2011 40
2012 40
2014 130
2015 150
2016 110
2017 60
2018 30

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2005 60
2006 80
2010 40
2011 40
2012 60
2014 40
2015 60
2016 60
2018 130

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 40
2008 50
2009 50
2011 50
2012 50
2013 40

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2016 110

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 420
2006 470
2007 490
2008 750
2009 660
2010 680
2011 330
2012 460
2013 430
2014 420
2015 440
2016 370
2017 320
2018 360

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 450
2013 620
2014 490
2015 820
2016 1,000
2017 1,350
2018 1,350