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List of Occupations Employed in Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing

The following occupations are employed in Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   NAICS Code  326000   (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
51-2092 Team Assemblers
4,500 4,200 -300
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
4,300 3,100 -1,200
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand
1,900 1,800 -100
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
1,700 1,300 -400
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
1,700 1,500 -200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers
1,600 1,400 -200
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operators
1,500 1,200 -300
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,300 1,200 -100
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
1,100 1,000 -100
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,100 900 -200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-4012 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Except Technical and Scientific Products
1,000 900 -100
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
1,000 700 -300
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
800 700 -100
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
800 700 -100
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
800 900 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
800 700 -100
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers
700 600 -100
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
600 600 0
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
600 600 0
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
500 400 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
500 400 -100
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
500 400 -100
51-9199 Production Workers, All other
400 400 0
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders
400 400 0
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
400 400 0
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers
400 300 -100
51-5112 Printing Press Operators
400 400 0
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
400 400 0
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-4011 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Technical and Scientific Products
400 300 -100
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
300 200 -100
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
300 300 0
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
300 200 -100
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
300 200 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
300 200 -100
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
300 300 0
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
300 300 0
51-4041 Machinists
300 300 0
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
300 200 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
300 300 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
200 200 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
200 200 0
11-2022 Sales Managers
200 200 0
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
200 100 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
200 200 0
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
200 200 0
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
200 200 0
17-2112 Industrial Engineers
200 200 0
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
200 200 0
43-4151 Order Clerks
200 200 0
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
200 100 -100
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
200 200 0
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
200 100 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
100 100 0
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
100 100 0
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters
100 100 0
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians
100 100 0
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
100 100 0
15-1131 Computer Programmers
100 0 -100
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
100 100 0
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
100 100 0
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
100 100 0
11-9041 Engineering Managers
100 100 0
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
100 100 0
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 100 0
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
100 100 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
100 100 0
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
100 100 0
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
100 100 0
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
53-1021 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
100 100 0

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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