Numbers of Production Occupations in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2006 19,780
2007 19,900
2008 18,940
2009 17,570
2010 16,570
2011 17,800
2012 18,710
2013 17,550
2014 18,920
2015 31,020
2016 33,540
2017 33,080
2018 34,150

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2006 1,470
2007 1,330
2008 1,190
2009 1,160
2010 1,000
2011 1,100
2012 1,020
2013 1,120
2014 1,280
2015 2,250
2016 2,540
2017 2,520
2018 2,580

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2006 80
2013 30

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2006 260
2007 380
2008 370
2009 440
2010 300
2011 310
2012 350
2013 310
2014 320
2015 850
2016 1,030

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2007 310
2009 290
2015 170
2016 170

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2011 180
2016 30
2018 130

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2006 230
2007 150
2008 160
2009 120
2010 110
2011 50
2012 60
2013 130
2014 180
2015 350
2016 270
2017 380
2018 550

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2007 30
2011 110
2015 130

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2006 2,030
2007 1,770
2008 1,740
2009 1,880
2010 2,090
2011 2,080
2012 1,940
2013 1,610
2014 1,700
2016 5,020

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2007 1,010
2008 510
2009 340
2010 260
2011 300
2012 480
2013 310
2014 270
2015 350
2016 300

Bakers

Year Number
2006 330
2007 210
2008 330
2009 260
2010 240
2011 150
2012 200
2013 140
2014 170
2015 200
2016 260
2017 230
2018 240

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2006 140
2007 160
2008 220
2009 210
2010 140
2011 130
2012 160
2013 150
2014 150
2015 160
2016 150
2017 160
2018 110

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2011 40
2015 110
2016 180
2017 450
2018 540

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2006 50
2007 40
2010 360
2011 120
2012 210
2013 180
2017 680
2018 630

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

Year Number
2007 30
2015 110
2016 170
2017 200
2018 220

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2006 310
2007 370
2008 340
2009 350
2010 380
2011 450
2012 650
2013 670
2014 470
2015 640
2016 950
2017 1,360
2018 1,340

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 90
2015 170
2016 70
2018 60

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 200
2007 200
2008 180
2009 110
2016 40

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 250
2007 270
2008 390
2009 270
2010 370
2011 260
2012 530
2013 540
2014 960
2016 1,460
2017 1,370
2018 1,250

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 30
2008 50
2009 40
2010 60
2011 70
2012 60
2013 50
2014 90
2015 210
2016 230
2017 190
2018 130

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

Year Number
2006 210
2007 60
2009 150
2012 110
2013 160
2014 240
2015 250
2016 400
2017 450
2018 450

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

Year Number
2006 120
2007 120
2008 120
2014 120
2015 120

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

Year Number
2006 550
2007 470
2008 530
2009 440
2010 340
2011 440
2012 430
2013 290
2014 270
2015 950
2016 1,140
2017 1,020
2018 1,040

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

Year Number
2006 280
2007 50
2008 110
2009 90
2011 60
2012 90
2013 60
2014 50

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

Year Number
2006 560
2007 680
2008 650
2009 540
2010 350
2011 370
2012 140
2013 260
2014 290
2015 440
2016 410
2017 450
2018 430

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

Year Number
2006 200
2007 280
2008 230
2009 160
2010 140
2011 170
2012 140
2013 210
2014 200
2016 120
2017 200
2018 120

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

Year Number
2006 40

Machinists

Year Number
2006 400
2007 510
2008 560
2009 480
2010 290
2011 450
2013 840
2014 720
2015 1,180
2016 1,100
2017 910
2018 1,000

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 110
2007 110
2008 100
2009 80
2010 100
2011 130
2012 80
2013 70
2014 80
2015 120
2016 90
2018 140

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2010 110
2011 150
2012 90
2013 90
2014 80
2016 30
2017 40

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 40

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 110
2007 110
2008 110
2009 100
2010 80
2011 90
2012 50
2015 80
2016 100
2017 110

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2006 280
2007 420
2008 410
2009 370
2010 260
2011 320
2012 140
2013 190
2014 160
2015 180
2018 340

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

Year Number
2006 880
2007 980
2008 580
2009 330
2010 290
2011 370
2012 410
2013 380
2014 530
2015 1,100
2016 1,120
2017 1,300
2018 1,510

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

Year Number
2006 410
2007 360
2008 450
2009 300
2010 370
2011 240
2012 270
2014 560
2015 870
2016 900
2017 750
2018 350

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2006 190
2007 200
2008 170
2009 150
2010 150
2011 230
2012 230
2013 210
2014 140
2015 390
2016 360
2017 320
2018 280

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2006 730
2007 770
2008 780
2009 600
2010 610
2011 520
2012 550
2013 540
2014 780
2015 1,360
2016 1,340
2017 1,410
2018 1,710

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

Year Number
2006 50
2008 70
2009 90
2010 70
2011 80
2012 110
2013 160
2014 150
2015 90
2016 60
2017 50
2018 90

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

Year Number
2009 40
2011 60
2013 30

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

Year Number
2006 60
2007 50
2008 30
2009 30
2010 30
2011 40
2013 70
2014 60
2016 100
2017 180
2018 200

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2008 240
2010 30

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2006 50
2007 50
2008 40
2009 40
2012 50
2013 30
2014 40
2015 70
2017 180
2018 170

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2007 250
2008 290
2009 300
2010 310
2011 360
2012 390
2013 350
2014 320
2016 830
2017 740
2018 800

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2006 150
2007 140
2008 90
2013 160
2014 120
2016 390

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2006 310
2007 320
2008 280
2009 250
2010 220
2011 270
2012 270
2013 250
2014 180
2015 280
2016 230
2017 200
2018 210

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2006 300
2007 260
2008 250
2009 280
2010 230
2011 220
2012 200
2013 100
2014 150
2015 160
2016 250
2017 360
2018 300

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Year Number
2016 40

Upholsterers

Year Number
2018 40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2006 40
2008 90
2010 60
2012 50
2013 50
2014 60
2015 190
2016 120
2017 110
2018 110

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2006 160
2007 150
2008 170
2009 130
2010 110
2011 190
2012 190
2013 180
2014 200
2015 110
2016 70
2017 110
2018 70

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2006 290
2007 550
2008 550
2009 400
2010 180
2011 160
2012 290
2013 260
2014 310
2015 310
2016 210
2017 370
2018 630

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2010 50
2011 90
2012 60
2013 50
2015 60
2018 70

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2014 30

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 370
2007 290
2009 450
2011 220
2012 200
2013 260
2014 330
2015 460
2017 210
2018 250

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2013 70

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2018 90

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

Year Number
2006 150
2007 110
2010 90
2011 140
2014 110
2015 360
2016 390
2017 240
2018 200

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

Year Number
2006 60
2007 60
2008 110
2009 120
2010 120
2011 60
2012 60
2013 50
2015 90

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2006 240
2007 120
2011 450
2012 660
2013 500
2015 220
2017 160

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 350
2007 350
2008 240
2009 110
2010 90
2011 80
2012 70
2015 430
2016 590
2017 430
2018 460

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2011 40
2012 50
2017 50
2018 30

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 390
2007 640
2008 650
2009 660
2010 350
2011 270
2012 210
2013 240
2014 300
2015 360
2016 260
2017 230
2018 240

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

Year Number
2006 110
2007 140
2009 200
2010 170
2011 160
2012 120
2013 100
2014 50
2015 140
2016 240
2017 240
2018 260

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

Year Number
2007 30
2008 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2006 920
2007 890
2008 920
2009 740
2010 830
2011 820
2012 990
2013 960
2014 900
2015 1,800
2016 1,750
2017 1,760
2018 1,850

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 910
2007 980
2008 690
2009 1,170
2010 910
2011 1,140
2012 860
2013 850
2014 1,290
2015 2,320
2016 2,590
2017 3,340
2018 3,270

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

Year Number
2006 220
2007 210
2008 180
2009 190
2010 220
2011 240
2012 160
2013 210
2014 250
2015 650
2016 660
2017 630
2018 690

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2006 110
2007 100
2008 80
2009 100
2010 70
2011 90
2012 70
2013 50
2014 40
2016 70
2017 50
2018 60

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2015 50

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2012 40

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2012 60
2013 70
2014 70

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2011 60
2012 50
2013 60
2014 60
2018 40

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2009 60
2010 100
2011 80
2012 40
2014 70
2015 130
2016 220
2017 140
2018 160

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2006 270
2010 310
2011 300
2015 380
2016 490
2017 450
2018 510

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2006 1,060
2007 960
2008 490
2009 810
2010 820
2011 1,260
2012 1,550
2013 1,600
2014 1,390
2015 1,110
2016 910
2017 830
2018 650

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 250
2013 260
2014 140
2015 220
2016 230
2017 190
2018 190