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List of Occupations Employed in Oil and Gas Extraction

The following occupations are employed in Oil and Gas Extraction   NAICS Code  211000   (2).

This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.  Return to the Search Page.

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers
800 900 100
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
400 500 100
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
400 500 100
53-7073 Wellhead Pumpers
300 300 0
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9041 Engineering Managers
300 400 100
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
300 300 0
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
200 200 0
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
200 200 0
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
200 200 0
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
200 200 0
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
200 200 0
13-2051 Financial Analysts
200 200 0
17-2112 Industrial Engineers
200 300 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
100 100 0
13-1111 Management Analysts
100 100 0
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
100 200 100
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
100 100 0
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
100 100 0
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
100 100 0
47-2111 Electricians
100 100 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
100 100 0
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
100 100 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
100 100 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
0 100 100
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
0 100 100
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
0 100 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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