Numbers of Production Occupations in Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2006 4,350
2007 4,450
2008 4,690
2009 4,220
2010 3,930
2011 3,820
2012 3,770
2013 3,580
2014 3,680
2015 3,630
2016 3,640
2017 3,380
2018 3,270

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2006 340
2007 330
2008 240
2009 200
2010 190
2011 170
2012 200
2013 190
2014 210
2015 210
2016 320
2017 330
2018 240

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2015 40
2016 40

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2006 50
2007 90
2008 110
2009 70
2010 40
2011 30
2012 50
2013 40
2014 80
2015 90
2016 90
2017 60
2018 70

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2007 190
2008 300
2011 80
2012 50
2013 80
2014 70
2015 70

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2007 250
2008 70
2009 60
2010 40
2011 60
2012 100
2013 140
2014 100
2015 130
2016 160

Bakers

Year Number
2006 100
2007 120
2008 130
2009 120
2010 120
2011 140
2012 160
2013 130
2014 130
2016 120
2017 100

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2006 130
2007 130
2008 90
2009 60
2010 40
2012 60
2013 70
2017 50
2018 70

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2009 40
2011 60
2012 40
2013 50
2014 60

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2006 40
2008 90
2009 60
2010 60
2011 50
2012 40
2016 40
2017 40

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2009 230
2010 190
2014 100
2015 90
2016 170
2017 150
2018 180

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2008 60
2009 100
2018 50

Machinists

Year Number
2006 70
2007 50
2008 80
2009 80
2010 70
2011 70
2012 80
2013 110
2014 80
2015 80
2016 80
2017 120
2018 90

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

Year Number
2013 40

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2006 250
2007 410
2008 450
2009 540
2010 410
2011 480
2012 330
2013 380
2014 370
2015 140
2016 160
2017 180
2018 210

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2007 40

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2006 110
2007 90
2008 70
2009 80
2010 100
2011 80
2012 80
2013 80
2014 100
2015 110
2016 120
2017 80
2018 80

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2006 40
2007 50
2008 40
2012 30
2014 30

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2006 180
2007 220
2008 200
2009 170
2012 230
2013 120
2014 110
2015 150
2016 170
2017 200
2018 190

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2006 60

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 180
2008 160
2009 130
2010 110
2011 50
2012 50
2013 60
2014 110
2015 130
2016 120
2017 100
2018 100

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2006 120
2008 200
2009 170
2010 160
2011 210
2012 130
2013 120
2014 180
2015 200
2017 90
2018 120

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2006 60
2007 60
2008 70
2009 40
2010 40
2012 50
2013 60
2014 50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2011 50
2012 40

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2007 150
2014 90

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2014 60
2015 50
2016 40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 270
2007 310
2008 220
2009 240
2010 210
2011 250
2012 280
2013 330
2014 350
2015 400
2016 340
2017 290

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2006 180
2007 90
2009 260
2010 250
2011 180
2012 160
2013 110
2014 90
2017 60
2018 80

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2010 190
2011 70
2012 50

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2012 90
2013 90
2014 80
2015 80
2016 80
2017 90
2018 60

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2012 30

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

Year Number
2006 60
2007 70
2016 40
2017 70
2018 120

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

Year Number
2006 100
2007 100
2008 90
2009 70
2010 70
2011 70
2012 50
2015 60
2016 70
2017 30
2018 40

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2016 40
2017 60
2018 50

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

Year Number
2007 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2008 50
2009 60
2010 60
2011 80
2013 90
2014 70
2015 40
2016 40
2017 60
2018 50

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2018 30

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2006 230
2007 170
2008 60
2009 60
2010 100
2011 140
2012 100
2014 110
2015 90
2016 90
2017 100
2018 110

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

Year Number
2008 40
2009 40
2010 30

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2007 40

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2007 40
2008 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2012 30

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2016 50

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2018 40

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2007 370
2008 180
2009 160
2010 120
2011 190
2012 220
2013 190
2014 230
2016 220
2017 160
2018 170

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2017 40
2018 40