Sample 1 - State of California

List of Occupations Employed in Residential Building Construction

The following occupations are employed in Residential Building Construction   NAICS Code  236100   (2).

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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47-2031 Carpenters
20,300 28,200 7,900
47-2061 Construction Laborers
14,700 23,600 8,900
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
6,500 9,300 2,800
11-9021 Construction Managers
3,000 4,300 1,300
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
2,400 3,600 1,200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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11-1021 General and Operations Managers
2,400 3,400 1,000
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
2,000 2,700 700
13-1051 Cost Estimators
1,900 2,900 1,000
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
1,900 2,600 700
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
1,800 2,500 700
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
1,800 3,100 1,300
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
1,500 2,200 700
47-2111 Electricians
900 1,200 300
41-9041 Telemarketers
900 1,200 300
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
800 1,100 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
800 1,100 300
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters
800 1,100 300
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
700 900 200
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
700 900 200
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
600 900 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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2012 2022 Numeric
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13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
500 700 200
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
500 700 200
17-2051 Civil Engineers
400 500 100
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
400 600 200
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters
300 400 100
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
300 400 100
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
300 400 100
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
300 300 0
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents
300 400 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
200 300 100
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
200 300 100
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
200 300 100
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
200 300 100
43-4071 File Clerks
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
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27-1025 Interior Designers
200 200 0
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
200 200 0
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
200 300 100
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
200 300 100
11-3031 Financial Managers
200 300 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other
200 200 0
11-2021 Marketing Managers
100 100 0
11-2022 Sales Managers
100 100 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
100 100 0
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers
100 200 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
100 200 100
47-2082 Tapers
100 100 0
11-9041 Engineering Managers
100 100 0
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
100 100 0
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
0 100 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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11-9199 Managers, All Other
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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