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List of Occupations Employed in Nonresidential Building Construction

The following occupations are employed in Nonresidential Building Construction   NAICS Code  236200   (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
47-2031 Carpenters
9,600 11,700 2,100
47-2061 Construction Laborers
8,400 11,300 2,900
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
7,400 9,100 1,700
11-9021 Construction Managers
6,600 7,300 700
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
2,200 2,700 500
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
1,800 2,100 300
17-2051 Civil Engineers
1,800 2,200 400
13-1051 Cost Estimators
1,700 2,100 400
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
1,500 1,500 0
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
1,500 1,900 400
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
1,400 1,600 200
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
1,300 1,600 300
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
800 1,000 200
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
800 800 0
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
700 800 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
700 800 100
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
700 900 200
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
700 800 100
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
600 700 100
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
500 600 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
500 600 100
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
400 500 100
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters
400 500 100
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
400 400 0
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
400 600 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
400 500 100
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other
300 300 0
47-2111 Electricians
300 300 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
300 400 100
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
300 500 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
300 300 0
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters
300 300 0
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
200 200 0
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
200 200 0
11-9041 Engineering Managers
200 300 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
200 200 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
200 200 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
200 200 0
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
200 300 100
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters
200 300 100
47-2082 Tapers
200 300 100
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians
100 100 0
11-2021 Marketing Managers
100 200 100
11-2022 Sales Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
100 200 100
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
100 200 100
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
100 100 0
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
100 200 100
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
100 100 0
43-4071 File Clerks
100 100 0
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
100 100 0
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
100 200 100
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
100 200 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
100 100 0
11-9199 Managers, All Other
0 100 100
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
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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