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List of Occupations Employed in Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

The following occupations are employed in Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   NAICS Code  237300   (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
47-2061 Construction Laborers
5,600 6,900 1,300
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
3,000 3,600 600
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
2,200 2,700 500
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
1,800 2,300 500
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
1,300 1,600 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
47-2031 Carpenters
900 1,100 200
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
700 900 200
11-9021 Construction Managers
600 800 200
13-1051 Cost Estimators
500 600 100
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
400 500 100
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
300 400 100
17-2051 Civil Engineers
300 300 0
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
300 300 0
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
200 200 0
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
200 300 100
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
200 200 0
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
100 100 0
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
100 100 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
100 100 0
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
100 100 0
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
100 100 0
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
0 100 100
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
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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