Numbers of Production Occupations in Kentucky

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 207,560
2002 202,130
2003 198,430
2004 199,990
2005 202,120
2006 209,360
2007 203,000
2008 197,730
2009 170,360
2010 156,950
2011 156,910
2012 169,570
2013 185,200
2014 191,520
2015 194,540
2016 204,270
2017 199,090
2018 197,030

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2001 12,570
2002 12,370
2003 12,550
2004 13,340
2005 13,130
2006 13,400
2007 12,540
2008 12,490
2009 11,320
2010 10,780
2011 10,840
2012 10,670
2013 10,870
2014 10,920
2015 11,380
2016 11,970
2017 11,980
2018 12,060

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2001 50
2002 40
2003 50
2007 80
2008 80
2009 100

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2002 670
2003 510
2004 500
2005 360
2006 480
2007 460
2008 440
2009 340
2010 380
2011 250
2012 290
2013 280
2014 450
2015 360
2016 260
2017 70
2018 90

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2001 3,030
2002 3,330
2003 3,080
2004 2,090
2005 1,460
2006 1,660
2007 1,190
2008 1,260
2009 1,250
2010 1,290
2011 1,050
2012 940
2013 1,330
2014 1,510
2015 1,670
2016 1,710

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2001 1,180
2002 1,210
2005 570
2006 390
2007 280
2008 190
2009 200
2010 230
2011 460
2012 620
2013 530
2014 300
2015 130
2016 100

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2001 1,580
2002 1,400
2003 770
2004 1,430
2007 410
2008 430
2009 400
2010 330
2011 160
2012 170
2015 1,560
2016 800
2017 620

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2001 1,430
2002 1,500
2003 1,550
2004 1,500
2005 1,030
2006 900
2007 1,130
2008 1,220
2009 970
2010 490
2011 390
2012 520
2013 700
2014 850
2015 890
2016 910
2017 620
2018 800

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2001 260
2002 300
2003 320
2004 260
2006 190
2007 230
2008 430
2009 170
2013 40
2014 80
2015 160
2018 60

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2001 28,760
2002 27,970
2003 30,050
2004 29,820
2005 33,640
2006 36,470
2007 32,100
2008 33,000
2009 27,050
2010 29,020
2011 30,270
2012 32,120
2013 35,410
2014 36,750
2015 39,090
2016 46,840

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

Year Number
2002 40

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2007 16,480
2008 16,250
2009 14,010
2010 9,230
2011 6,380
2012 8,350
2013 9,900
2014 11,530
2015 11,800
2016 17,090

Bakers

Year Number
2001 1,500
2002 1,550
2003 1,400
2004 1,110
2005 960
2006 1,030
2007 1,100
2008 1,200
2009 1,100
2010 1,200
2011 1,310
2012 1,190
2013 1,140
2014 1,020
2015 1,090
2016 1,140
2017 1,080
2018 1,270

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2001 1,850
2002 1,750
2003 1,820
2004 1,830
2005 1,670
2006 1,830
2007 1,920
2008 1,610
2009 1,670
2010 1,540
2011 1,580
2012 1,360
2013 1,300
2014 1,350
2015 1,620
2016 1,570
2017 1,640
2018 1,650

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2001 2,720
2002 2,950
2003 2,570
2004 2,370
2005 1,700
2006 1,810
2007 1,870
2008 2,450
2009 2,420
2010 2,870
2011 2,350
2012 2,370
2013 1,520
2014 1,300
2015 1,220
2016 1,230
2017 1,650
2018 1,560

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2002 1,860
2003 1,880
2004 1,850
2005 2,610
2006 2,590
2008 600
2009 650
2010 530
2011 700
2012 670
2013 530
2014 1,580
2015 1,600

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

Year Number
2001 580
2002 680
2003 660
2004 720
2005 530
2006 470
2007 590
2008 270
2009 260
2010 170
2011 270
2012 310
2013 330
2014 440
2015 470
2016 730
2017 570
2018 490

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2001 850
2003 1,010
2004 990
2005 890
2006 880
2007 1,350
2009 2,190
2010 1,880
2011 1,490
2012 1,600
2013 2,950
2014 2,800
2015 2,860
2016 2,330
2017 2,180
2018 2,190

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 850
2002 680
2003 750
2004 580
2005 480
2006 500
2007 560
2009 680
2010 830
2011 550
2012 610
2013 430
2014 520
2015 610
2016 790
2017 470
2018 460

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 6,020
2005 4,530
2006 5,820
2007 7,250
2008 6,940
2009 5,730
2012 1,240
2013 1,530
2014 1,360
2015 1,180
2016 710
2017 740
2018 760

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 3,100
2002 2,530
2003 2,800
2004 3,090
2005 2,680
2006 2,370
2007 2,300
2008 2,090
2009 1,670
2010 1,430
2011 2,140
2012 2,280
2013 2,050
2014 1,420
2015 1,670
2016 1,560
2017 1,860
2018 1,790

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 390
2002 380
2003 370
2004 270
2005 160
2006 100
2007 160
2008 170
2009 200
2010 140
2011 120
2012 120
2013 150
2014 200
2015 230
2016 250
2017 300
2018 310

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

Year Number
2001 3,060
2002 3,230
2003 2,750
2004 2,520
2005 2,450
2006 2,600
2007 2,110
2008 2,010
2009 1,420
2010 1,360
2011 1,510
2012 1,420
2013 1,570
2014 2,090
2015 2,060
2016 1,930
2017 1,640
2018 1,620

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

Year Number
2001 720
2002 780
2003 660
2004 1,000
2005 620
2007 600
2008 520
2009 490
2010 620
2011 830
2012 800
2013 1,340
2014 1,350
2015 1,370
2016 480
2017 600
2018 590

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

Year Number
2001 1,050
2002 1,440
2003 970
2004 620
2005 1,030
2006 1,460
2007 1,960
2008 1,700
2009 970
2010 530
2011 610
2012 690
2013 880
2014 1,110
2015 1,650
2016 1,670
2017 1,960

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

Year Number
2001 7,420
2002 7,470
2003 6,710
2004 6,000
2005 5,410
2006 6,050
2007 6,450
2008 6,820
2009 5,310
2010 4,770
2011 3,870
2012 4,060
2013 4,170
2014 6,420
2015 6,570
2016 7,050
2017 5,410
2018 5,320

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

Year Number
2001 1,130
2002 1,210
2003 1,430
2004 1,100
2005 1,110
2006 740
2007 760
2008 720
2009 600
2010 510
2011 400
2012 350
2013 260
2014 220
2015 210
2016 180
2017 200
2018 90

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

Year Number
2001 1,590
2002 1,760
2003 1,610
2004 1,660
2005 1,300
2006 1,160
2007 1,150
2008 1,120
2009 920
2010 910
2011 940
2012 1,020
2013 810
2014 580
2015 930
2016 910
2017 980
2018 520

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

Year Number
2001 880
2002 660
2003 670
2004 1,110
2005 1,350
2006 1,470
2007 1,190
2008 900
2009 600
2010 440
2011 540
2012 630
2013 370
2014 410
2015 420
2016 340
2017 300
2018 210

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

Year Number
2001 300
2002 270
2003 300
2004 300
2005 330
2006 360
2007 360
2008 320
2009 350
2010 310
2011 350
2012 430
2013 400
2014 330
2015 310
2016 340
2017 260
2018 160

Machinists

Year Number
2001 4,940
2002 5,520
2003 4,960
2004 4,700
2005 4,520
2006 5,480
2007 6,100
2008 6,160
2009 5,450
2010 6,250
2011 6,510
2012 6,340
2013 6,970
2014 6,530
2015 6,590
2016 6,140
2017 6,200
2018 6,240

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 580
2002 420
2003 790
2004 710
2005 450
2006 320
2007 360
2008 420
2009 470
2010 540
2011 920
2012 1,280
2013 1,290
2014 850
2015 560
2016 550
2017 640
2018 550

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2001 370
2002 220
2003 310
2004 260
2005 350
2006 390
2007 340
2008 530
2009 360
2010 450
2011 340
2012 330
2013 400
2014 280
2015 340
2016 360
2017 260
2018 290

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 80
2004 80
2006 50
2008 40
2013 60
2015 40
2016 50

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 70
2002 110
2003 90
2004 40
2005 30
2013 40

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2007 60
2011 70
2012 60
2017 150
2018 200

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

Year Number
2001 5,110
2002 4,690
2003 4,110
2004 4,790
2005 5,010
2006 4,830
2007 4,200
2008 3,730
2009 2,810
2010 2,520
2011 2,610
2012 2,730
2013 2,860
2014 2,770
2015 2,570
2016 2,920
2017 2,790
2018 3,170

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

Year Number
2001 3,910
2002 4,260
2003 5,430
2004 3,930
2005 3,510
2006 2,530
2007 1,910
2008 1,660
2009 1,070
2010 870
2011 1,250
2012 1,510
2013 2,000
2014 1,650
2015 1,670
2016 2,270
2017 1,770
2018 2,200

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2001 2,530
2002 2,290
2003 2,470
2004 2,220
2005 2,260
2006 2,520
2007 2,590
2008 2,590
2009 1,880
2010 1,570
2011 1,440
2012 1,680
2013 1,850
2014 1,740
2015 1,850
2016 1,860
2017 1,790
2018 1,790

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2001 6,410
2002 6,100
2003 6,180
2004 6,100
2005 6,420
2006 6,710
2007 7,730
2008 7,980
2009 7,190
2010 5,800
2011 6,380
2012 6,430
2013 6,900
2014 6,590
2015 7,460
2016 7,640
2017 7,430
2018 6,680

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

Year Number
2001 980
2002 1,150
2003 1,500
2004 2,380
2005 2,430
2006 1,970
2007 1,520
2008 1,350
2009 1,120
2010 1,030
2011 1,150
2012 1,140
2013 1,820
2014 1,340
2015 1,280
2016 1,180
2017 1,040
2018 890

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

Year Number
2001 880
2002 710
2003 640
2004 440
2005 520
2006 460
2007 530
2008 440
2009 390
2010 280
2011 280
2012 370
2013 240
2014 250
2015 150
2016 230
2018 640

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 200
2002 150
2003 100
2004 120
2005 140
2006 190
2007 120
2008 90
2009 80
2010 60
2011 80
2012 160
2013 180
2014 180
2015 40
2016 50
2017 60
2018 90

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

Year Number
2001 670
2002 570
2003 610
2004 490
2005 530
2006 700
2007 700
2008 750
2009 470
2010 320
2011 310
2012 350
2013 300
2014 290
2015 260
2016 380
2017 490
2018 550

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2001 400
2002 300
2003 280
2004 210
2005 240
2006 260
2007 220
2008 290
2009 230
2010 200
2011 260
2012 420
2013 400
2014 280
2015 190
2016 190
2017 170
2018 150

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,170
2006 1,170
2007 910
2008 850
2009 660
2010 380
2011 340
2012 460
2013 360
2014 460
2015 540
2016 330
2017 350
2018 460

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2001 1,520
2002 1,540
2003 1,390
2004 1,210
2005 1,250
2006 1,260
2007 1,170
2008 950
2009 720
2010 690
2011 700
2012 670
2013 560
2014 490
2015 500
2016 450
2017 390
2018 380

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2001 3,690
2002 3,550
2003 3,230
2004 3,370
2005 3,010
2006 3,210
2007 2,970
2008 3,160
2009 3,490
2010 3,550
2011 3,140
2012 2,950
2013 3,020
2014 2,830
2015 2,970
2016 3,080
2017 3,360
2018 3,610

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2001 2,600
2002 2,130
2003 172,070,540
2004 167,090,420
2005 1,340,430
2006 1,550,220,480
2007 1,380,490
2008 1,400,130,470
2009 102,060,400
2010 1,180
2011 1,130
2012 1,290
2013 1,070
2014 960
2015 850
2016 1,080
2017 1,150
2018 1,330

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2001 2,990
2002 3,360
2003 3,270
2004 2,910
2005 3,260
2006 3,240
2007 3,250
2008 3,030
2009 3,090
2010 2,600
2011 2,430
2012 2,010
2013 1,860
2014 1,880
2015 2,000
2016 2,470
2017 2,930
2018 2,830

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2001 1,630
2002 1,260
2003 1,440
2004 1,190
2005 960
2006 760
2007 790
2008 740
2009 640
2010 660
2011 620
2012 760
2013 780
2014 960
2015 650
2016 520
2017 260
2018 300

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 9,810
2002 10,000
2003 8,700
2004 8,170
2005 7,000
2006 5,920
2007 4,650
2008 4,090
2009 3,550
2010 3,300
2011 3,410
2012 3,380
2013 3,900
2014 3,730
2015 3,320
2016 2,640
2017 2,640
2018 3,120

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 100
2003 30
2004 40
2005 50
2012 80
2013 100
2014 70
2015 50
2016 40
2017 40

Sewers, Hand

Year Number
2001 250
2002 230
2003 370
2004 510
2005 330
2009 50
2010 60
2011 70

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2001 300
2003 270
2004 280
2005 220
2006 200
2007 540
2009 470
2010 240
2011 250
2012 150
2013 140
2014 140
2016 320
2017 240
2018 200

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 350
2013 70
2014 60

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2002 570
2003 560
2004 290
2005 190
2006 160
2007 150
2008 120
2009 110
2010 290
2013 70
2014 50
2015 90
2016 110
2017 130
2018 210

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 560
2002 350
2003 300
2004 250
2005 250
2008 190
2010 60
2011 90
2012 100
2014 200
2015 190
2016 210
2018 70

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2004 150
2005 180
2006 170
2007 180
2008 130
2009 210

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

Year Number
2002 190
2005 130
2006 130
2007 240
2008 160
2010 300
2011 630
2012 1,020
2013 630
2014 370
2015 240
2016 280
2017 280
2018 120

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Year Number
2001 100
2002 80
2003 130
2004 70
2017 30

Upholsterers

Year Number
2001 430
2002 350
2003 420
2004 470
2005 400
2006 360
2007 340
2008 330
2009 240
2010 110
2011 90
2012 110
2013 70
2014 120
2015 110
2016 110
2017 150
2018 140

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 250
2007 120
2008 120
2009 120
2010 100
2013 80
2014 160
2015 140
2016 100

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2001 2,060
2002 1,900
2003 1,820
2004 1,520
2005 1,460
2006 1,460
2007 1,340
2008 1,180
2009 850
2010 830
2011 720
2012 800
2013 1,020
2014 1,000
2015 1,270
2016 960
2017 860
2018 820

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2001 190
2002 200
2003 320
2004 210
2005 260
2006 290
2007 350
2008 260
2009 200
2010 170
2011 190
2012 130
2013 100
2014 150
2015 130
2016 240
2017 220
2018 170

Patternmakers, Wood

Year Number
2004 100
2005 70

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2001 1,420
2002 1,430
2003 1,380
2004 1,400
2005 1,410
2006 1,360
2007 1,270
2008 1,430
2009 1,160
2010 1,040
2011 1,180
2012 1,330
2013 1,340
2014 1,420
2015 1,270
2016 1,670
2017 1,960
2018 2,070

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2001 2,160
2002 2,210
2003 2,220
2004 2,400
2005 2,720
2006 2,640
2007 2,870
2008 2,820
2009 2,000
2010 1,770
2011 1,710
2012 1,630
2013 1,450
2014 1,460
2015 1,550
2016 1,450
2017 1,820
2018 1,790

Woodworkers, All Other

Year Number
2004 130
2005 160
2006 140
2007 100
2009 430
2010 270
2011 210
2012 140
2013 80
2014 120
2015 50

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2002 160
2003 120
2004 190
2005 180
2006 160
2007 150
2008 190
2009 190
2010 170
2011 210
2012 180
2013 220
2014 250
2015 130
2016 150
2017 120
2018 140

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2001 430
2002 530
2003 390
2004 450
2005 460
2006 550
2007 520
2008 300
2009 460
2010 680
2011 720
2012 800
2013 890
2014 730
2015 670
2016 560
2017 640
2018 720

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2001 710
2002 690
2003 630
2004 600
2005 470
2006 410
2007 550
2008 480
2009 420
2010 300
2011 300
2012 290
2013 260
2014 290
2015 340
2016 390
2017 320
2018 190

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2001 2,350
2002 2,370
2003 1,910
2004 1,800
2005 1,890
2006 1,810
2007 1,640
2008 1,500
2009 1,590
2010 1,590
2011 1,580
2012 1,520
2013 1,630
2014 1,640
2015 1,710
2016 2,410
2017 2,570
2018 2,780

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2001 1,620
2002 1,070
2003 1,180
2004 1,370
2005 1,670
2006 1,720
2007 1,460
2008 1,020
2009 720
2010 920
2011 970
2012 830
2013 660
2014 420
2015 370
2016 460
2017 470
2018 730

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2001 180
2002 180
2003 240
2004 230
2005 270
2006 280
2007 340
2008 250
2009 330
2010 280
2011 290
2012 220
2013 160
2014 290
2015 380
2016 300
2017 410
2018 320

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2012 500
2015 400

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2004 170
2005 160
2006 140
2007 230
2008 280
2009 330
2010 340
2011 300
2012 280
2013 430
2014 500
2015 410
2016 280
2017 170
2018 50

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 1,500
2002 1,280
2003 1,330
2004 1,110
2005 720
2006 1,040
2007 1,150
2008 1,880
2009 1,930
2010 1,490
2011 1,210
2012 1,030
2013 1,530
2014 2,080
2015 1,740
2016 1,930
2017 2,120
2018 2,120

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

Year Number
2001 460
2002 580
2003 600
2004 690
2005 570
2006 660
2007 560
2008 550
2009 600
2010 870
2011 950
2012 860
2013 730
2014 640
2015 590
2016 600
2017 740
2018 770

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

Year Number
2001 820
2002 690
2003 670
2004 1,170
2005 850
2006 810
2007 540
2008 510
2009 580
2010 590
2011 700
2012 670
2013 720
2014 690
2015 990
2016 870
2017 830
2018 720

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2001 710
2002 570
2003 440
2004 420
2005 430
2006 340
2007 380
2008 350
2009 300
2010 250
2011 270
2012 250
2013 240
2014 200
2015 340
2016 380
2017 650
2018 580

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 1,970
2002 1,960
2003 2,010
2004 1,940
2005 2,170
2006 2,240
2007 2,450
2008 2,400
2009 2,190
2010 1,910
2011 1,660
2012 2,140
2013 2,050
2014 1,910
2015 2,130
2016 2,130
2017 2,260
2018 2,300

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2001 840
2002 660
2003 580
2004 710
2005 300
2006 290
2007 220
2008 200
2009 140
2010 120
2011 110
2012 120
2013 110
2014 110
2015 90
2016 70
2018 50

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 1,910
2002 1,930
2003 1,650
2004 1,270
2005 1,410
2006 1,610
2007 2,200
2008 2,010
2009 1,750
2010 1,270
2011 1,560
2012 1,840
2013 1,830
2014 1,310
2015 1,250
2016 950
2017 1,150
2018 990

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

Year Number
2001 1,250
2002 1,450
2003 1,310
2004 1,910
2005 2,550
2006 3,040
2007 3,600
2008 3,170
2009 2,390
2010 1,970
2011 1,680
2012 1,940
2013 1,620
2014 1,370
2015 1,540
2016 1,350
2017 1,550
2018 1,770

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

Year Number
2001 770
2002 710
2003 820
2004 950
2005 930
2006 970
2007 580
2008 740
2009 520
2010 440
2011 410
2012 410
2013 520
2014 490
2015 620
2016 540
2017 330

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2001 9,700
2002 9,790
2003 10,070
2004 10,050
2005 9,980
2006 10,470
2007 10,260
2008 10,490
2009 9,040
2010 8,620
2011 7,920
2012 8,850
2013 9,840
2014 11,340
2015 11,120
2016 11,700
2017 11,050
2018 11,680

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2001 200
2002 200
2003 200
2004 180
2005 240
2006 280
2007 230
2008 200
2009 170
2010 290
2011 370
2012 420
2013 330
2014 240
2015 160
2016 140
2017 110
2018 140

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 380
2002 580
2003 490
2004 340
2005 550
2006 620
2007 570
2008 480
2009 440
2010 360
2011 340
2012 400
2013 480
2014 450
2015 450
2016 330
2017 360
2018 430

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2002 50
2003 50
2004 60
2006 110
2007 100
2008 90
2009 60
2010 80
2011 80
2012 50
2015 110
2018 130

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 250
2002 370
2003 250
2004 320
2005 260
2006 260
2007 250
2008 220
2009 200
2010 190
2011 200
2014 420
2015 130
2016 160
2017 290
2018 300

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 5,070
2002 6,210
2003 7,620
2004 8,140
2005 8,760
2006 7,450
2007 5,970
2008 5,680
2009 4,580
2010 4,980
2011 4,950
2013 9,300
2014 9,900
2015 8,180
2016 8,880
2017 9,310
2018 10,100

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

Year Number
2001 2,360
2002 2,080
2003 2,080
2004 2,470
2005 2,440
2006 2,730
2007 2,440
2008 2,350
2009 2,080
2010 1,850
2011 1,650
2012 1,560
2014 3,520
2015 3,550
2016 1,610
2017 1,350
2018 1,510

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2001 1,620
2002 1,510
2003 1,640
2004 1,580
2005 1,320
2007 780
2008 790
2009 850
2010 730
2011 680
2012 650
2013 510
2014 330
2015 430
2016 440
2017 470
2018 390

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2001 280
2003 350
2004 240
2005 480
2006 600
2007 700
2008 650
2009 560
2010 400
2011 220
2012 220
2013 280
2015 520
2016 560
2017 410
2018 140

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 850
2002 860
2003 360,700
2004 340,680
2005 160
2006 260
2007 290,590
2008 270,530
2009 130,530
2010 600
2011 550
2012 460
2013 390
2014 190
2015 160
2016 240
2017 210
2018 150

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 420
2002 370
2003 210
2004 460
2005 430
2006 530
2007 310
2008 190
2009 100
2010 180
2011 230
2012 220
2013 280
2014 790
2015 710
2016 1,040
2017 790
2018 670

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 470
2002 520
2003 510
2004 570
2005 450
2006 480
2007 500
2008 800
2009 690
2010 380
2011 180
2012 180
2013 200
2014 180
2015 160
2016 170
2017 130
2018 170

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 60
2002 40
2003 40
2004 50
2005 60
2006 90
2007 60
2008 60
2009 70
2010 100
2011 110
2012 110
2013 80
2014 130
2015 110
2016 130
2017 120
2018 120

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2001 80
2002 60
2003 40
2006 120
2007 100
2008 100
2009 90
2010 100
2012 170
2013 180
2014 160
2015 210
2016 190
2017 290
2018 130

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 510
2002 490
2003 480
2004 520
2005 630
2006 800
2007 790
2008 570
2009 320
2010 430
2011 510
2012 480
2013 370
2014 470
2015 650
2016 540
2017 520
2018 530

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 1,880
2002 2,220
2003 2,510
2004 1,770
2005 2,570
2006 2,970
2007 3,650
2008 2,350
2009 1,680
2010 1,280
2011 1,290
2012 1,320
2013 1,390
2014 1,880
2015 2,140
2016 2,350
2017 2,640
2018 2,560

Tire Builders

Year Number
2006 110
2007 270
2008 110
2009 130
2011 100
2012 120
2013 150
2014 140
2015 340
2016 220
2017 190
2018 230

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2001 8,090
2002 7,540
2003 6,170
2004 9,700
2005 10,550
2006 11,240
2007 10,020
2008 9,150
2009 8,950
2010 8,130
2011 9,890
2012 11,640
2013 11,910
2014 11,380
2015 10,450
2016 8,190
2017 6,480
2018 5,650

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 5,610
2013 7,740
2014 8,330
2015 8,600
2016 7,200
2017 6,520
2018 4,850