Numbers of Production Occupations in South Carolina

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 221,910
2002 210,070
2003 209,290
2004 205,520
2005 208,930
2006 202,980
2007 203,970
2008 200,070
2009 179,750
2010 166,220
2011 170,670
2012 175,880
2013 177,630
2014 185,950
2015 192,010
2016 195,120
2017 195,020
2018 199,480

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2001 12,540
2002 12,200
2003 12,790
2004 13,920
2005 13,230
2006 12,670
2007 12,110
2008 12,680
2009 11,490
2010 10,080
2011 10,160
2012 10,480
2013 11,500
2014 12,620
2015 12,970
2016 12,860
2017 12,870
2018 13,160

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Year Number
2002 100
2003 80
2004 80
2009 30
2014 2,090

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Year Number
2001 800
2002 720
2003 640
2004 280
2005 350
2006 420
2007 360
2008 230
2009 230
2010 250
2011 140
2012 60
2013 30
2014 130
2016 160

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2001 2,720
2002 2,350
2003 2,720
2004 2,870
2005 2,510
2006 2,450
2007 2,380
2008 2,230
2009 1,420
2010 2,130
2011 2,310
2012 2,360
2013 2,380
2014 2,250
2015 2,260
2016 2,060

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2001 870
2002 720
2003 940
2004 840
2006 350
2007 410
2008 360
2009 340
2010 210
2011 130
2012 240
2013 220
2014 190
2015 120
2016 160

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2001 1,730
2002 1,300
2003 1,180
2004 870
2005 1,220
2006 1,780
2007 2,340
2009 1,910
2010 1,030
2011 1,170
2012 1,280
2013 940
2014 390
2015 590
2016 940
2017 760
2018 850

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2001 2,230
2002 1,840
2003 1,920
2004 1,500
2005 1,700
2006 1,470
2007 1,700
2008 1,760
2009 1,820
2010 1,640
2011 1,430
2012 1,010
2013 930
2014 1,350
2015 1,830
2016 1,660
2017 1,500
2018 1,250

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2001 2,140
2002 1,460
2004 1,140
2005 840
2006 1,410
2007 1,080
2008 1,090
2009 950
2010 1,300
2011 1,110
2012 760
2013 670
2014 770
2015 710
2016 680
2017 830
2018 840

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2001 24,380
2002 25,480
2003 25,540
2004 28,620
2005 31,450
2006 30,650
2007 37,760
2008 36,580
2009 37,460
2010 34,410
2011 36,830
2012 39,430
2013 40,420
2014 45,580
2015 45,700
2016 44,460

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

Year Number
2002 90
2003 50

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2004 3,100
2005 2,910
2006 3,550
2007 1,830
2008 1,440
2009 1,030
2010 1,230
2011 1,650
2012 1,180
2013 1,440
2014 1,250
2015 1,180
2016 1,150

Bakers

Year Number
2001 1,630
2002 1,940
2003 1,560
2004 1,580
2005 1,450
2006 980
2007 1,180
2008 1,130
2009 1,250
2010 1,340
2011 1,730
2012 1,520
2013 1,410
2014 1,790
2015 1,950
2016 2,060
2017 1,940
2018 1,950

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2001 2,160
2002 1,900
2003 1,680
2004 1,640
2005 1,620
2006 1,570
2007 1,650
2008 1,640
2009 1,680
2010 1,600
2011 1,800
2012 1,690
2013 1,910
2014 1,960
2015 2,000
2016 2,000
2017 1,820
2018 2,070

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2004 1,960
2005 1,760
2006 1,820
2007 2,040
2009 4,120
2010 4,870
2011 3,990
2012 3,800
2013 2,850
2014 3,140
2015 3,050
2016 2,930
2017 4,980
2018 5,770

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2004 1,910
2005 1,950
2006 2,110
2007 2,700
2008 2,350
2009 2,460
2010 1,840
2011 2,810
2012 2,990
2013 3,470
2014 1,740
2015 1,540
2016 1,210
2017 550
2018 660

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

Year Number
2001 80
2002 60
2003 60
2004 80
2005 50
2006 80
2007 80
2008 150
2009 90
2010 80
2014 30
2015 60
2016 110
2017 160
2018 130

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2001 470
2002 520
2003 570
2004 570
2005 760
2006 840
2007 1,060
2008 1,220
2009 940
2010 810
2011 1,100
2012 1,140
2013 1,450
2014 3,200
2015 3,330
2016 3,110
2017 1,010
2018 1,220

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2002 630
2003 680
2004 510
2005 550
2006 520
2007 550
2008 550
2009 340
2010 540
2011 490
2012 610
2013 220
2014 220
2015 240
2016 400
2017 480
2018 300

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 2,900
2005 3,460
2006 3,770
2007 2,830
2008 3,160
2009 2,540
2013 300
2014 350
2015 350
2016 360

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 1,830
2002 2,060
2003 2,340
2004 2,330
2005 2,280
2006 2,010
2007 3,220
2008 4,420
2009 4,080
2010 3,520
2011 2,990
2012 3,940
2013 3,200
2014 3,650
2015 2,970
2016 2,880
2017 2,790
2018 2,880

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 260
2002 160
2003 120
2004 130
2005 130
2006 250
2007 400
2008 420
2009 320
2010 290
2011 300
2012 260
2013 300
2014 380
2015 450
2016 330
2017 290
2018 250

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

Year Number
2001 1,780
2002 1,290
2003 1,290
2004 1,950
2005 1,990
2006 2,370
2007 2,350
2008 2,230
2009 2,220
2010 2,240
2011 1,900
2012 2,290
2013 1,700
2014 1,780
2015 2,030
2016 2,280
2017 3,050
2018 2,920

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

Year Number
2001 850
2002 950
2003 950
2004 1,250
2005 980
2006 680
2007 700
2008 630
2009 620
2010 450
2011 370
2012 290
2013 220
2014 190
2015 240
2016 240
2017 300
2018 290

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

Year Number
2001 650
2002 630
2003 720
2004 560
2005 1,000
2006 850
2007 920
2008 710
2009 980
2010 820
2011 670
2012 530
2013 510
2014 770
2015 900
2016 1,460
2017 1,480
2018 1,560

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

Year Number
2001 5,520
2002 4,820
2003 5,160
2004 5,200
2005 5,710
2006 4,570
2007 4,790
2008 4,680
2009 4,150
2010 3,080
2011 2,950
2012 2,680
2013 2,290
2014 2,150
2015 2,770
2016 2,800
2017 2,650
2018 2,250

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

Year Number
2001 2,050
2002 1,790
2003 2,040
2004 1,170
2005 990
2006 1,150
2007 760
2008 680
2009 590
2010 400
2011 560
2012 340
2013 340
2014 180
2015 150
2016 170

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

Year Number
2001 2,640
2002 2,370
2003 2,180
2004 2,410
2005 2,250
2006 2,610
2007 2,620
2008 2,610
2009 1,690
2010 1,360
2011 1,550
2012 2,010
2013 2,110
2014 1,770
2015 1,740
2016 1,490
2017 1,280
2018 1,160

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

Year Number
2001 1,330
2002 1,420
2003 1,480
2004 1,450
2005 1,650
2006 1,230
2007 1,310
2008 1,350
2009 1,180
2010 940
2011 1,130
2012 1,060
2013 1,260
2014 950
2015 780
2016 410
2017 330
2018 330

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

Year Number
2001 570
2002 600
2003 770
2004 690
2005 890
2006 580
2007 520
2008 430
2009 360
2010 230
2011 190
2012 140
2013 70
2014 70
2015 70
2016 150
2017 140
2018 200

Machinists

Year Number
2001 6,620
2002 5,680
2003 5,400
2004 6,730
2005 6,890
2006 7,530
2007 7,530
2008 7,380
2009 6,520
2010 6,210
2011 6,820
2012 7,600
2013 7,710
2014 8,110
2015 9,300
2016 10,910
2017 12,520
2018 12,480

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 410
2002 410
2003 440
2004 280
2005 240
2006 260
2007 320
2008 290
2009 280
2010 220
2011 340
2012 370
2013 430
2014 390
2015 450
2016 430
2017 370
2018 360

Pourers and Casters, Metal

Year Number
2001 280
2002 330
2003 310
2004 170
2005 240
2006 260
2007 320
2008 260
2009 190
2010 210
2011 260
2012 350
2013 270
2016 60
2017 90
2018 110

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 50
2002 50
2003 50
2004 110
2005 100
2006 100
2007 90
2008 90
2009 100
2010 90
2011 90
2012 50
2013 50
2015 350
2016 400
2018 40

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2006 70
2007 110
2008 30
2009 40
2018 30

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2001 440
2002 450
2003 490
2004 360
2005 210
2006 240
2007 90
2008 60
2009 30
2011 60
2012 60
2013 90
2014 120
2016 140
2017 330
2018 380

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

Year Number
2001 1,770
2002 1,390
2003 1,790
2004 2,620
2005 2,840
2006 3,230
2007 3,160
2008 3,130
2009 2,370
2010 1,840
2011 2,200
2012 2,060
2013 1,780
2014 1,950
2015 1,690
2016 2,180
2017 2,430
2018 3,220

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

Year Number
2001 2,420
2002 2,560
2003 3,180
2004 3,320
2006 1,610
2007 1,240
2008 1,230
2009 990
2010 1,090
2011 1,410
2012 1,610
2013 1,450
2014 1,790
2015 1,940
2016 2,250
2017 2,080
2018 1,900

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2001 1,270
2002 1,050
2003 1,310
2004 1,180
2005 1,370
2006 1,420
2007 1,510
2008 1,520
2009 1,250
2010 930
2011 1,070
2012 920
2014 1,900
2015 2,120
2016 1,300
2017 1,250
2018 1,150

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2001 6,890
2002 6,510
2003 6,820
2004 6,300
2005 6,130
2006 6,240
2007 6,710
2008 6,640
2009 5,710
2010 4,820
2011 4,910
2012 5,330
2013 5,730
2014 5,900
2015 5,990
2016 6,630
2017 6,260
2018 7,000

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

Year Number
2001 1,110
2002 1,000
2003 1,000
2004 1,020
2005 1,320
2006 1,300
2007 1,210
2008 1,160
2009 960
2010 1,030
2011 1,100
2012 790
2013 650
2014 400
2015 460
2016 580
2017 520
2018 580

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

Year Number
2001 1,510
2002 1,640
2003 1,380
2004 750
2005 780
2006 710
2007 750
2008 710
2009 700
2010 600
2011 720
2012 740
2013 740
2014 700
2015 640
2016 450
2017 390
2018 440

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2004 250
2005 110
2006 70
2007 60
2008 40
2009 80
2010 120
2011 140
2012 110
2013 120
2014 100
2015 50

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

Year Number
2001 1,460
2002 1,250
2003 1,270
2004 660
2005 800
2006 780
2007 760
2008 720
2009 620
2010 480
2011 550
2012 340
2013 460
2014 370
2015 480
2016 360
2017 310
2018 350

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2001 470
2002 410
2003 420
2004 220
2005 240
2006 260
2007 250
2008 180
2009 240
2010 230
2011 210
2012 220
2013 240
2014 180
2015 150
2016 90
2017 90
2018 100

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 860
2005 380
2006 320
2007 210
2008 300
2009 610
2010 340
2011 390
2012 130
2013 140
2014 210
2015 160
2016 250
2017 180
2018 210

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2001 1,150
2002 970
2003 920
2004 870
2005 610
2006 520
2007 540
2008 550
2009 520
2010 580
2011 500
2012 320
2013 250
2014 240
2015 230
2016 250
2017 300
2018 280

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2001 2,810
2002 2,430
2003 2,230
2004 2,210
2005 2,830
2006 2,250
2007 2,050
2008 1,780
2009 2,060
2010 2,060
2011 2,090
2012 2,020
2013 2,030
2014 2,040
2015 2,010
2016 2,230
2017 2,410
2018 2,660

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2001 1,020
2002 1,270
2003 570,590
2004 630,540
2005 520,720
2006 600,630
2007 67,040,530
2008 620,440
2009 470,330
2010 420
2011 420
2012 400
2013 350
2014 380
2015 440
2016 500
2017 540
2018 480

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2001 3,120
2002 3,130
2003 3,240
2004 3,200
2005 3,150
2006 3,270
2007 3,580
2008 3,430
2009 3,190
2010 3,080
2011 2,990
2012 3,150
2013 3,110
2014 3,360
2015 3,130
2016 3,190
2017 2,990
2018 3,260

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2001 3,440
2002 2,980
2003 3,150
2004 2,110
2005 2,010
2006 1,870
2007 1,610
2008 1,650
2009 1,460
2010 1,630
2011 1,230
2012 940
2013 650
2014 760
2015 1,160
2016 920
2017 1,100
2018 800

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 7,370
2002 6,310
2003 6,050
2004 5,730
2005 5,100
2006 4,380
2007 3,520
2008 3,370
2009 2,410
2010 2,240
2011 2,230
2012 2,470
2013 2,520
2014 2,940
2015 3,360
2016 3,210
2017 2,480
2018 2,470

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 60
2004 50
2006 40
2007 50
2011 50
2013 90
2016 70
2017 70

Sewers, Hand

Year Number
2001 300
2002 450
2003 510
2004 350
2006 190
2007 160
2008 120
2009 100
2011 90

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2001 320
2002 360
2003 320
2004 220
2005 270
2006 240
2007 220
2008 170
2009 210
2010 340
2011 300
2012 230
2013 140
2014 140
2015 180
2016 290
2017 240
2018 300

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 3,440
2002 2,680
2003 3,000
2004 3,020
2005 2,670
2006 2,190
2007 1,710
2008 1,410
2009 1,020
2010 820
2011 660
2012 870
2013 960
2014 1,170
2015 1,170
2016 1,020
2017 1,040
2018 1,150

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 1,920
2002 2,290
2003 2,430
2004 1,540
2005 810
2006 610
2007 690
2008 580
2009 590
2010 500
2011 560
2012 440
2013 340
2014 520
2015 630
2016 730
2017 640
2018 620

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 9,200
2002 7,250
2003 6,940
2004 6,040
2005 6,320
2006 5,780
2007 4,430
2008 3,570
2009 2,860
2010 2,670
2011 3,080
2012 3,290
2013 3,250
2014 2,810
2015 2,970
2016 3,380
2017 3,420
2018 3,260

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

Year Number
2001 8,880
2002 9,140
2003 7,850
2004 5,650
2005 4,710
2006 4,900
2007 4,130
2008 3,780
2009 3,080
2010 2,600
2011 2,560
2012 2,690
2013 2,750
2014 2,820
2015 3,160
2016 3,230
2017 3,340
2018 3,170

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

Year Number
2001 3,930
2002 3,570
2003 3,360
2004 1,640
2005 1,820
2006 750
2007 1,390
2008 1,490
2009 1,010
2010 1,330
2011 1,700
2012 1,850
2013 2,090
2014 2,200
2015 2,190
2016 1,970
2017 2,100
2018 2,150

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Year Number
2001 350
2002 340
2003 310
2004 310
2005 230
2006 170
2007 110
2008 50
2009 40
2013 50
2014 90
2015 110
2016 100
2017 40
2018 30

Upholsterers

Year Number
2001 130
2002 180
2003 190
2004 190
2005 180
2006 130
2007 130
2008 200
2009 260
2010 210
2011 160
2012 150
2013 190
2014 290
2015 290
2016 250
2017 210
2018 220

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 480
2005 660
2006 540
2007 460
2008 450
2009 540
2010 640
2011 400
2012 340
2013 350
2014 290
2016 80
2017 70

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2001 1,080
2002 1,400
2003 1,300
2004 1,500
2005 1,290
2006 1,390
2007 1,270
2008 1,590
2009 1,090
2010 910
2011 880
2012 760
2013 1,190
2014 1,340
2015 1,360
2016 1,250
2017 1,040
2018 1,060

Furniture Finishers

Year Number
2001 190
2002 160
2003 170
2004 150
2005 130
2006 110
2007 240
2008 190
2009 160
2010 90
2011 120
2012 130
2014 90
2015 110
2016 130
2017 120
2018 90

Model Makers, Wood

Year Number
2001 180
2002 130
2003 50
2013 50
2014 70
2015 80
2016 40

Patternmakers, Wood

Year Number
2001 70
2002 50
2003 50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2001 1,060
2002 1,140
2003 1,150
2004 990
2005 790
2006 890
2007 920
2008 750
2009 670
2010 580
2011 610
2012 610
2013 710
2014 990
2015 1,100
2016 1,060
2017 1,150
2018 1,330

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Year Number
2001 1,060
2002 850
2003 950
2004 1,050
2005 1,110
2006 1,170
2007 1,160
2008 1,120
2009 850
2010 780
2011 770
2012 1,000
2013 1,040
2014 1,110
2015 1,120
2016 1,280
2017 1,420
2018 1,450

Woodworkers, All Other

Year Number
2008 70
2009 40
2014 30
2016 60

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

Year Number
2007 350
2008 400
2009 450
2012 460
2016 660
2017 600
2018 560

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2001 300
2003 170
2004 90
2005 70
2006 40
2008 40
2009 70
2010 70
2011 70
2012 50
2013 30
2014 40
2018 30

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2001 160
2002 160
2003 240
2004 430
2005 630
2006 1,360
2007 1,340
2008 1,310
2009 820
2010 780
2014 600
2015 530
2016 380
2017 330
2018 330

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2001 900
2002 800
2004 620
2005 590
2006 670
2007 590
2008 620
2009 460
2010 430
2011 450
2012 460
2013 450
2014 510
2015 410
2016 190
2017 150
2018 240

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2001 1,840
2002 1,700
2003 1,500
2004 1,370
2005 1,860
2006 1,700
2007 1,790
2008 1,850
2009 3,020
2010 2,650
2011 2,620
2012 1,950
2013 2,170
2014 2,300
2015 2,430
2016 3,200
2017 3,230
2018 3,690

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2001 1,460
2002 1,360
2003 1,670
2004 1,760
2005 1,690
2006 1,630
2007 1,960
2008 2,130
2009 2,000
2010 1,970
2011 1,930
2012 2,240
2013 2,230
2014 1,550
2015 1,280
2016 1,070
2017 1,030
2018 1,180

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2001 100
2002 80
2003 100
2004 80
2006 160
2007 240
2008 360
2009 340
2010 390
2012 390
2014 290
2015 300
2016 270
2017 290
2018 310

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2001 50
2002 60
2003 40
2004 40
2009 100
2010 90
2011 70
2012 50
2013 50
2014 60
2015 80
2016 70
2017 70
2018 40

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2004 150
2005 90
2006 110
2007 160
2008 180
2009 120
2010 70
2011 90
2012 170
2015 50
2016 110
2017 120
2018 120

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 2,900
2002 2,440
2003 3,280
2004 2,730
2005 3,560
2006 3,530
2007 3,210
2008 2,970
2009 1,670
2010 1,310
2011 940
2012 710
2013 1,060
2014 1,490
2015 1,700
2016 2,170
2017 2,390
2018 2,160

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

Year Number
2001 420
2002 450
2003 580
2004 700
2005 890
2006 770
2007 670
2008 560
2009 360
2010 680
2011 550
2012 680
2013 400
2014 350
2015 510
2016 400
2017 470
2018 360

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

Year Number
2001 700
2002 660
2003 550
2004 360
2005 370
2006 490
2007 460
2008 570
2009 510
2010 410
2011 370
2012 280
2013 270
2014 200
2015 270
2016 290
2017 280
2018 190

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2001 630
2002 630
2003 560
2004 490
2005 550
2006 460
2007 470
2008 510
2009 420
2010 320
2011 340
2012 340
2013 490
2014 490
2015 330
2016 260
2017 400
2018 500

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 2,360
2002 2,200
2003 2,890
2004 2,880
2005 2,920
2006 2,760
2007 3,210
2008 2,770
2009 2,850
2010 2,800
2011 2,400
2012 2,220
2013 2,220
2014 2,050
2015 2,210
2016 2,170
2017 2,340
2018 2,420

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Year Number
2001 490
2002 360
2003 330
2004 220
2005 340
2006 420
2007 410
2008 410
2009 230
2010 250
2011 230
2012 200
2013 250
2014 210
2015 250
2016 150
2017 150
2018 100

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 1,540
2002 1,790
2003 1,650
2004 1,890
2005 1,940
2006 2,070
2007 1,410
2008 1,140
2009 880
2010 980
2011 1,200
2012 1,210
2013 1,290
2014 1,150
2015 1,240
2016 1,220
2017 1,320
2018 1,300

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

Year Number
2001 1,930
2002 1,890
2003 1,900
2004 1,910
2005 2,210
2006 2,000
2007 2,540
2008 2,170
2009 1,580
2010 1,240
2011 1,520
2012 2,050
2013 2,000
2014 1,570
2015 1,600
2016 1,680
2017 1,820
2018 1,590

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

Year Number
2001 570
2002 600
2003 640
2004 710
2005 890
2006 820
2007 830
2008 780
2009 630
2010 500
2011 550
2012 470
2013 450
2014 290
2015 380
2016 510
2017 490
2018 360

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2001 11,600
2002 11,870
2003 12,590
2004 14,270
2005 15,100
2006 13,420
2007 11,480
2008 10,740
2009 8,800
2010 8,270
2011 8,750
2012 9,840
2013 10,590
2014 11,250
2015 12,270
2016 11,850
2017 12,740
2018 12,750

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Year Number
2001 250
2002 290
2003 210
2004 270
2005 290
2006 210
2007 270
2008 230
2009 250
2010 180
2011 240
2012 210
2013 230
2014 210
2015 280
2016 270
2017 320
2018 340

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 250
2002 330
2003 170
2004 270
2005 270
2006 370
2007 250
2008 330
2009 240
2010 240
2011 360
2012 360
2013 370
2014 300
2015 360
2016 400
2017 610
2018 340

Medical Appliance Technicians

Year Number
2001 220
2002 160
2003 210
2004 150
2005 110
2006 130
2007 140
2008 140
2009 110
2010 150
2011 230
2012 260
2013 250
2014 190
2015 100
2016 100
2017 70
2018 90

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 490
2002 440
2003 270
2004 310
2005 240
2006 240
2007 290
2008 310
2009 460
2010 380
2011 480
2012 460
2013 560
2014 430
2015 300
2016 260
2017 320
2018 320

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 3,740
2002 4,400
2003 5,150
2004 6,780
2005 6,860
2006 8,000
2007 5,590
2008 4,890
2009 4,340
2010 4,160
2011 4,460
2012 3,980
2013 4,440
2014 3,970
2015 5,330
2016 6,500
2017 7,570
2018 6,570

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

Year Number
2001 1,740
2002 2,000
2003 2,090
2004 2,370
2005 2,020
2006 1,790
2007 1,870
2008 1,930
2009 1,520
2010 1,310
2011 1,220
2012 1,250
2013 1,010
2014 1,000
2015 960
2016 1,370
2017 1,330
2018 1,330

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2001 540
2002 420
2003 420
2004 440
2005 690
2006 870
2007 910
2008 820
2009 680
2010 700
2011 730
2012 620
2013 510
2014 570
2015 720
2016 800
2017 710
2018 770

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2001 290
2005 370
2006 400
2007 450
2008 680
2009 680
2010 620
2011 510
2012 390
2013 410
2014 530
2015 470
2016 390
2017 190
2018 210

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 730
2002 840
2003 270,580
2004 3,501,030
2005 820
2006 230,750
2007 320,770
2008 3,901,190
2009 4,801,000
2010 1,140
2011 1,120
2012 1,610
2013 1,340
2015 170
2016 270
2017 270
2018 180

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2002 290
2003 330
2004 260
2005 260
2006 320
2007 360
2008 340
2009 200
2010 200
2011 370
2012 370
2013 360
2014 140
2015 140
2016 120
2017 80
2018 70

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 180
2002 130
2003 150
2004 110
2005 200
2006 190
2007 190
2008 340
2009 330
2010 390
2011 340
2012 340
2013 290
2014 290
2015 360
2016 420
2017 510
2018 430

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

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

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2001 180
2002 150
2003 190
2004 130
2005 100
2006 110
2007 100
2008 90
2009 110
2013 30
2014 40
2018 70

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 6,160
2005 500
2006 420
2007 750
2008 760
2009 670
2010 430
2011 360
2012 550
2013 570
2014 530
2015 460
2016 610
2017 830
2018 730

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 2,540
2002 2,780
2003 2,510
2004 2,920
2005 2,950
2006 2,840
2007 2,790
2008 2,940
2009 2,720
2010 3,010
2011 3,450
2012 3,620
2013 3,030
2014 2,830
2015 3,140
2016 3,940
2017 3,870
2018 3,930

Tire Builders

Year Number
2003 80
2004 740
2005 1,160
2006 1,760
2007 2,200
2008 1,770
2009 1,570
2010 1,110
2011 1,670
2012 2,430
2013 2,860
2014 3,410
2015 3,160
2016 3,750
2017 4,200
2018 4,130

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2001 9,450
2002 8,930
2003 9,380
2004 9,980
2005 12,440
2006 11,490
2007 11,720
2008 11,400
2009 8,930
2010 8,980
2011 8,550
2012 7,490
2013 7,330
2014 7,630
2015 7,630
2016 6,710
2017 5,470
2018 5,650

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 790
2013 1,030
2014 750
2015 720
2016 730
2017 820
2018 1,000