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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 2012 employment from largest to smallest.  Return to the Search Page.

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
5,300 4,400 -900
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand
3,400 3,100 -300
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
2,700 2,200 -500
51-2092 Team Assemblers
1,900 1,700 -200
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
1,800 1,700 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,400 1,500 100
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
1,200 1,000 -200
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
1,100 1,000 -100
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operators
1,100 1,000 -100
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
1,000 900 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers
1,000 1,000 0
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,000 1,000 0
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
700 700 0
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
700 600 -100
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
700 700 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
700 500 -200
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
700 600 -100
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
600 600 0
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers
600 500 -100
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
600 600 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
600 500 -100
51-4041 Machinists
500 500 0
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
500 400 -100
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
500 600 100
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
400 300 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
400 400 0
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
400 300 -100
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
400 400 0
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
300 300 0
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders
300 300 0
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
300 300 0
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
300 300 0
17-2112 Industrial Engineers
300 300 0
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
300 200 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
300 300 0
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers
300 300 0
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
200 200 0
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
200 100 -100
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
200 200 0
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
200 200 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
200 200 0
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
200 100 -100
11-3031 Financial Managers
200 100 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
200 200 0
51-9197 Tire Builders
200 100 -100
11-1011 Chief Executives
200 200 0
51-9199 Production Workers, All other
200 200 0
11-2022 Sales Managers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
200 200 0
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
200 200 0
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians
100 100 0
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers
100 100 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
100 100 0
53-1021 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
100 100 0
15-1131 Computer Programmers
100 100 0
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
100 100 0
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
11-9041 Engineering Managers
100 100 0
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers
100 100 0
17-2199 Engineers, All Other
100 100 0
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters
100 100 0
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
100 100 0
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
100 100 0
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
100 100 0
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
100 100 0
47-2111 Electricians
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
100 100 0
43-4151 Order Clerks
100 100 0
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
100 100 0
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
100 100 0
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
100 100 0
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
100 100 0
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
100 100 0
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 0 -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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