Numbers of Production Occupations in Wyoming

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 12,840
2002 12,540
2003 12,750
2004 11,850
2005 11,900
2007 14,320
2008 14,830
2009 14,200
2010 13,280
2011 12,300
2012 13,260
2013 12,850
2014 13,230
2015 13,180
2016 12,770
2017 12,330
2018 12,540

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2001 1,100
2002 1,080
2003 1,120
2004 1,070
2005 1,140
2006 1,380
2007 1,460
2008 1,440
2009 1,280
2010 1,340
2011 1,270
2012 1,320
2013 1,150
2014 1,130
2015 1,140
2016 1,140
2017 1,170
2018 1,250

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2001 40
2002 40
2003 60
2004 40
2005 30
2008 50
2009 40
2010 30
2011 160
2012 160
2013 170
2014 100
2015 110
2016 100

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Year Number
2008 100
2009 130

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2001 130
2002 100
2003 140
2004 170
2005 160
2006 200
2007 200
2008 160
2009 200
2010 220
2011 190
2012 130
2013 90
2014 110
2015 130
2016 70
2017 70
2018 30

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Year Number
2013 50

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2001 250
2002 300
2003 340
2004 450
2005 640
2006 500
2007 320
2008 320
2009 180
2010 160
2011 270
2012 340
2013 400
2014 370
2015 290
2016 290

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2004 260
2005 400
2006 460
2007 700
2008 300
2009 190
2010 130
2011 110
2012 120
2013 130
2014 210
2015 150
2016 210

Bakers

Year Number
2001 370
2002 390
2003 320
2004 400
2005 210
2006 180
2007 230
2008 280
2009 270
2010 350
2011 290
2012 330
2013 300
2014 340
2015 340
2016 310
2017 300
2018 270

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2001 270
2002 240
2003 230
2004 240
2005 250
2006 260
2007 240
2008 280
2009 370
2010 350
2011 330
2012 290
2013 320
2014 280
2015 240
2016 270
2017 250
2018 230

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Year Number
2001 90
2002 80
2003 70
2004 50
2005 40
2007 50
2008 60
2009 60
2010 40
2014 30
2015 60
2016 70
2017 90
2018 80

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Year Number
2002 50
2003 40
2004 50
2005 40
2010 30
2011 30
2012 40
2013 40

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2003 80
2004 50
2005 80
2006 70
2007 50
2014 40
2015 40
2016 90
2017 90
2018 110

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 40
2009 70

Food Processing Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 380
2005 300
2006 300
2007 260
2008 410
2009 340

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2007 70
2008 70

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

Year Number
2002 50
2003 70

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

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

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

Year Number
2007 80
2008 40
2009 40

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

Year Number
2001 100
2002 110
2005 40
2007 120
2008 110
2009 30
2016 30
2017 30
2018 40

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

Year Number
2005 30

Machinists

Year Number
2001 290
2002 430
2003 420
2004 450
2005 480
2006 450
2007 430
2008 520
2009 550
2010 560
2011 470
2012 580
2013 590
2014 620
2015 660
2016 580
2017 590
2018 650

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Year Number
2017 30
2018 30

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

Year Number
2003 90
2004 100
2005 80
2006 80
2010 70
2011 70
2012 70
2013 70
2014 70
2015 70
2016 60
2017 60
2018 40

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2001 1,330
2002 1,230
2003 1,330
2004 1,260
2005 1,590
2006 1,990
2007 2,430
2008 2,630
2009 2,500
2010 2,250
2011 1,880
2012 2,360
2013 2,310
2014 2,440
2015 2,260
2016 2,010
2017 1,780
2018 1,780

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

Year Number
2001 50
2002 60
2004 50
2010 100
2011 150
2012 230
2013 80

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2001 90
2002 80
2003 110
2004 80
2005 70
2006 70
2007 110
2008 130
2009 120
2010 50
2011 30
2013 40

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2001 80
2002 110
2003 130
2004 190
2005 190
2006 180
2007 180
2008 180
2009 150
2010 150
2011 150
2012 160
2013 160
2014 160
2015 160
2016 150
2017 140
2018 150

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2001 140
2002 150
2003 90,100
2004 40
2005 5,030
2006 40
2007 90
2010 30
2012 50
2013 30
2014 70
2015 40
2016 50

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2001 680
2002 680
2003 690
2004 610
2005 490
2006 550
2007 510
2008 600
2009 440
2010 480
2011 490
2012 570
2013 460
2014 470
2015 470
2016 630
2017 600
2018 620

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Year Number
2002 50
2004 60
2005 110
2006 110
2007 120
2008 120
2009 180
2010 120
2011 130
2012 90
2013 100
2014 80
2015 60
2016 50
2017 60
2018 60

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 140
2002 110
2003 100
2004 90
2005 80
2006 80
2007 70
2009 50
2010 50
2011 70
2012 80
2013 80
2014 80
2015 120
2016 130
2017 100
2018 90

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 40
2003 40
2004 30

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Year Number
2001 30
2008 100
2009 80
2010 40

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 100
2006 120
2007 90
2008 130
2012 50

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Year Number
2001 250
2002 190
2003 160
2004 140
2005 170
2006 130
2007 150
2008 200
2009 170
2010 130
2011 120
2012 110
2013 100
2014 160
2015 180
2016 170
2017 150
2018 110

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Year Number
2001 100
2002 80
2003 110
2004 190
2005 230
2006 180
2007 130
2008 70
2009 60
2010 30
2011 80
2012 120
2013 120
2014 110
2015 90
2016 90
2017 110

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

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

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Year Number
2001 60
2002 60
2003 60
2007 50
2008 70
2009 70
2010 70
2011 50
2012 50
2015 50
2016 70
2017 80
2018 80

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2001 230
2004 260
2005 230
2006 270
2007 340
2008 320
2009 360
2010 370
2011 410
2012 380
2013 400
2014 390
2015 410
2016 350
2017 310
2018 270

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Year Number
2001 110
2002 130
2003 110
2004 120
2005 110
2006 120
2007 160
2008 200
2009 200
2010 130
2011 120
2012 100
2013 60
2014 70
2015 70
2016 80
2017 60
2018 90

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2001 250
2002 300
2003 330
2004 340
2005 300
2006 400
2007 330
2008 320
2009 290
2010 300
2011 310
2012 290
2013 310
2014 340
2015 380
2016 410
2017 490
2018 450

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2002 360
2003 370
2006 180
2007 200
2008 690
2009 710
2010 610
2011 120
2012 200
2013 270
2014 280
2015 290
2016 290
2017 290
2018 170

Gas Plant Operators

Year Number
2001 530
2002 450
2003 450
2004 350
2005 390
2006 320
2007 350
2008 430
2009 630
2010 570
2011 500
2012 260
2013 410
2014 500
2015 650
2016 590
2017 370
2018 380

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

Year Number
2001 730
2002 600
2003 610
2004 470
2005 510
2006 640
2007 490
2008 480
2009 570
2010 680
2011 890
2012 880
2013 930
2014 910
2015 920
2016 870
2017 890
2018 900

Plant and System Operators, All Other

Year Number
2004 120
2005 100
2006 140
2007 170
2008 220
2009 150
2010 140
2011 130
2012 140
2013 130
2014 160
2015 190
2016 240
2017 240
2018 150

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2009 150
2010 40
2011 80
2012 80
2013 40
2014 60
2015 80
2016 80
2017 60
2018 260

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

Year Number
2001 220
2002 170
2003 200
2004 190
2005 190
2006 190
2007 140
2008 90
2009 100
2010 190
2011 260
2012 220
2013 230
2014 230
2015 270
2016 310
2017 290
2018 350

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

Year Number
2001 260
2003 380
2004 320
2005 330
2006 370
2007 520
2008 370
2009 290
2010 150
2011 200
2012 250
2013 220
2014 200
2015 150
2016 140
2017 120
2018 150

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2007 90

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 120
2002 110
2003 90
2004 110
2005 90
2006 110
2007 80
2008 100
2009 120
2010 130
2011 160
2012 190
2013 280
2014 270
2015 210
2016 210
2017 270
2018 370

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2001 60
2002 80
2003 70
2004 50
2007 30
2008 50
2009 40

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

Year Number
2003 30
2004 40
2005 60
2006 50
2008 60
2009 70
2010 210
2011 180
2012 130
2014 30

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

Year Number
2001 110
2002 90
2003 100
2004 90
2005 80
2006 80
2007 140
2008 90
2009 110
2010 90
2011 90
2012 90
2013 50
2014 60
2015 50
2016 40
2017 40
2018 30

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2001 310
2002 280
2003 320
2004 430
2005 290
2006 580
2007 750
2008 760
2009 700
2010 710
2011 640
2012 740
2013 790
2014 790
2015 800
2016 810
2017 930
2018 960

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2007 40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2001 420
2002 280
2003 330
2004 310
2005 330
2006 360
2007 400
2008 240
2009 250
2010 260
2011 300
2012 420
2013 430
2014 440
2015 290
2016 250
2017 320
2018 360

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

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40
2013 40
2014 130
2015 130
2016 100
2017 40
2018 60

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2001 140
2002 80
2003 50
2004 30
2005 40
2006 70
2007 70
2008 80
2009 70
2010 80
2011 90
2012 70
2013 70
2014 60
2015 80
2016 110
2017 100
2018 90

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Year Number
2001 40
2002 40
2003 30
2004 40
2005 40
2006 40
2007 50
2008 60
2009 60
2010 40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2001 170
2002 140
2003 5,080
2004 4,080
2005 40
2006 40
2007 120
2008 100
2009 80
2010 80
2016 40

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 60
2012 30

Etchers and Engravers

Year Number
2008 40
2009 40
2010 40
2011 50
2015 30
2016 50

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2001 40
2002 40
2003 40
2004 40
2013 60
2014 50

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2001 800
2002 660
2003 820
2004 690
2005 500
2006 720
2007 750
2008 720
2009 710
2010 440
2011 400
2012 560
2013 480
2014 590
2015 640
2016 540
2017 430
2018 250

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 80
2013 160
2014 150
2015 140
2016 70
2017 100
2018 120