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List of Occupations Employed in Primary Metal Manufacturing

The following occupations are employed in Primary Metal Manufacturing   NAICS Code  331000   (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
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers
1,100 1,000 -100
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
900 900 0
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
900 800 -100
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
600 400 -200
51-4052 Pourers and Casters, Metal
500 400 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
500 400 -100
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
500 400 -100
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
500 400 -100
51-4041 Machinists
500 500 0
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
500 500 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
500 400 -100
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
500 500 0
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
500 500 0
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
500 300 -200
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
400 400 0
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
400 300 -100
41-4012 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Except Technical and Scientific Products
400 400 0
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
400 400 0
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand
400 300 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
400 300 -100
51-2092 Team Assemblers
300 300 0
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
300 300 0
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
300 300 0
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
200 200 0
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators
200 200 0
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
200 100 -100
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
200 200 0
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
200 200 0
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
200 100 -100
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
100 100 0
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
100 100 0
17-2112 Industrial Engineers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
17-2131 Materials Engineers
100 100 0
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers
100 100 0
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
100 100 0
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
100 100 0
47-2111 Electricians
100 100 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
100 100 0
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
100 100 0
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
100 100 0
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
100 100 0
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
100 0 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
100 100 0
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 100 0
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers
100 100 0
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 0 -100
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
100 100 0
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 100 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
100 100 0
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
100 100 0
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-9199 Production Workers, All other
100 100 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
100 100 0
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
100 100 0
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
100 100 0
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
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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