Numbers of Production Occupations in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 12,270
2006 12,610
2007 13,040
2008 13,610
2009 11,500
2010 10,680
2011 11,280
2012 12,540
2013 13,060
2014 12,110
2015 11,660
2016 11,510
2017 12,240
2018 11,430

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 580
2006 620
2007 580
2008 600
2009 660
2010 590
2011 710
2012 570
2013 620
2014 690
2015 630
2016 710
2017 620
2018 690

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2009 60
2010 50
2011 30

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2005 50

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2007 920
2009 1,300
2011 910
2012 1,300
2013 1,760
2014 1,700
2015 1,570
2016 1,140

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2005 160
2006 190
2007 270
2008 210
2009 250
2010 300
2011 530
2012 360
2013 310
2014 300
2016 550

Bakers

Year Number
2006 110
2007 110
2008 60
2009 30
2010 50
2011 70
2012 80
2013 80
2014 90
2015 130
2016 110
2017 100
2018 80

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2005 80
2006 120
2007 120
2008 140
2009 160
2010 140
2011 160
2012 150
2013 140
2014 130
2015 150
2016 160

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2008 750
2009 780
2010 670

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2018 370

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2007 50
2008 50
2009 60
2014 90
2015 80
2016 60
2017 50
2018 50

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 580
2007 450
2008 360
2009 370
2018 230

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 420
2008 230
2009 190
2010 160
2011 250
2012 250
2013 320
2014 510

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 30
2012 30
2017 30

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

Year Number
2005 130
2006 200
2007 310
2008 260
2009 200
2010 150
2011 160
2012 170
2013 170
2014 90
2015 70
2016 30
2017 30
2018 40

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

Year Number
2012 250

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

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 50
2008 90
2009 90
2010 220
2011 320
2012 300
2013 190
2015 170
2016 100
2017 100
2018 70

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

Year Number
2005 100
2006 80
2007 120
2008 90
2009 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 50

Machinists

Year Number
2006 490
2007 550
2008 820
2009 650
2010 560
2011 630
2012 590
2013 450
2014 310
2015 270
2016 300
2017 370
2018 370

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 40
2008 40
2009 40
2010 60
2013 50
2015 40
2016 40
2017 30

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

Year Number
2010 40
2012 70
2014 70
2018 80

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

Year Number
2005 120
2007 170
2008 550
2009 480
2013 1,100
2014 470
2015 480

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 190
2006 180
2007 210
2008 210
2009 170
2010 220
2011 200
2012 130
2013 140
2014 130
2015 130
2016 110
2017 100
2018 80

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2006 960
2007 1,170
2008 760
2009 590
2010 450
2011 480
2012 630
2013 710
2014 650
2015 730
2016 730
2017 840
2018 640

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

Year Number
2007 70
2008 100
2011 110
2012 190
2013 140

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

Year Number
2012 60
2013 40
2014 60

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

Year Number
2017 80
2018 70

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2009 40
2011 40
2012 50
2013 60
2014 40
2015 30

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2014 40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2009 30
2010 30
2011 40
2015 50
2016 40
2017 30

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 90
2008 90
2009 100
2010 130
2011 140
2012 100
2013 120
2014 200
2015 200
2016 170
2017 120

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2005 7,090
2006 100
2007 70
2008 7,050
2009 3,050
2010 50
2011 80
2012 70
2013 90
2015 50

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2007 200
2008 210
2009 180
2010 170
2011 140
2012 120
2013 120
2014 140
2015 140
2016 140
2017 120
2018 130

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2013 50

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2007 110
2008 40
2009 40
2010 50
2011 90
2013 180
2014 160

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2007 1,240
2008 1,030
2009 790
2012 240
2013 350
2016 370
2017 400

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2016 110
2017 110

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2008 610
2009 460
2012 50
2013 50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2005 340
2007 70
2008 70
2011 210
2012 200
2013 220
2016 180
2017 190
2018 270

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2005 40
2006 50
2008 40
2009 50
2010 60
2011 60
2012 70
2013 50
2014 60
2015 50
2016 80
2017 80
2018 80

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

Year Number
2005 40
2006 50
2007 40
2008 40
2009 30
2010 30
2013 40
2014 30
2017 50
2018 40

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2006 80
2010 40
2011 40
2012 50
2016 110

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2009 40
2010 50
2011 60
2016 80
2017 80
2018 110

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 50
2006 100
2007 120
2011 30
2012 40
2013 50
2014 60
2015 60

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 460
2006 370
2007 380
2008 670
2009 640
2010 590
2011 730
2012 880
2013 930
2014 690
2015 610
2016 580
2017 440
2018 360

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 40
2006 30
2007 30
2008 40
2009 50
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2013 70
2014 50
2015 50
2016 70
2017 70
2018 60

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 170
2006 120
2007 190
2008 150
2009 170
2010 210
2011 240
2012 210
2013 250
2014 250
2015 250
2016 140
2017 160
2018 180

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

Year Number
2005 100
2007 220
2008 320
2009 170
2010 180
2011 240
2012 420
2013 400
2014 460
2015 340
2016 270
2017 230
2018 220

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2007 40
2014 40
2015 70
2016 70

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 80
2007 60
2008 5,050
2009 3,060
2010 100
2011 100
2012 80
2013 90
2014 80
2015 50
2016 50
2017 30
2018 40

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2016 40
2017 50
2018 30

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2012 30

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50
2015 40
2016 110
2017 120
2018 120

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 620
2006 580
2008 300
2009 190
2010 160
2011 160
2012 150
2013 140
2014 290
2015 260
2017 1,100
2018 1,240

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2013 200
2014 480
2015 480
2017 410