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List of Occupations Employed in Semiconductor and Electronic Components

The following occupations are employed in Semiconductor and Electronic Components   NAICS Code  334400   (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
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
7,000 6,500 -500
51-9141 Semiconductor Processors
5,300 5,000 -300
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
3,900 3,700 -200
17-2071 Electrical Engineers
3,800 3,600 -200
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
3,700 3,500 -200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-2092 Team Assemblers
3,200 3,000 -200
11-9041 Engineering Managers
3,100 3,000 -100
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
2,900 2,800 -100
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers
2,300 2,100 -200
17-2112 Industrial Engineers
2,200 2,400 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
2,100 2,000 -100
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
2,000 1,900 -100
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
1,900 1,800 -100
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications
1,900 1,800 -100
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
1,300 1,200 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-4011 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Technical and Scientific Products
1,300 1,200 -100
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software
1,200 1,100 -100
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers
1,200 1,100 -100
41-9031 Sales Engineers
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
51-4041 Machinists
1,100 1,100 0
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
1,100 1,000 -100
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
1,000 900 -100
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
1,000 1,000 0
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
1,000 1,100 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-2021 Marketing Managers
900 800 -100
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers
900 800 -100
17-2199 Engineers, All Other
900 900 0
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
800 600 -200
11-2022 Sales Managers
800 700 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
800 700 -100
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
800 700 -100
11-3031 Financial Managers
800 700 -100
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
700 700 0
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers
700 700 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
700 700 0
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
700 700 0
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
600 600 0
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
600 600 0
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
600 600 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
600 600 0
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
600 600 0
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
500 400 -100
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
500 400 -100
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
500 500 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
500 600 100
11-1011 Chief Executives
500 400 -100
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
500 400 -100
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
500 500 0
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians
500 500 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
400 400 0
17-2131 Materials Engineers
400 400 0
41-4012 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Except Technical and Scientific Products
400 300 -100
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
400 400 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
400 300 -100
13-2051 Financial Analysts
400 400 0
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
400 300 -100
13-1081 Logisticians
400 400 0
11-3061 Purchasing Managers
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-3121 Human Resources Managers
300 300 0
51-9199 Production Workers, All other
300 300 0
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
300 200 -100
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
300 200 -100
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
300 200 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
23-1011 Lawyers
200 200 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
200 100 -100
27-3042 Technical Writers
200 200 0
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
200 200 0
15-1143 Computer Network Architects*
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
200 200 0
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
200 200 0
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
200 200 0
11-9199 Managers, All Other
200 200 0
13-1111 Management Analysts
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
100 100 0
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
100 100 0
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other
100 100 0
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists
100 100 0
15-1134 Web Developers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1131 Computer Programmers
100 100 0
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
100 100 0
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters
100 100 0
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
100 100 0
43-3061 Procurement Clerks
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4151 Order Clerks
100 100 0
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
100 100 0
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
100 100 0
27-1024 Graphic Designers
100 100 0
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
100 100 0
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
100 100 0
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 100 0
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers
100 100 0
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 100 0
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 100 0
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Operators, Metal and Plastic
100 0 -100
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, 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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