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List of Occupations Employed in Grocery Stores

The following occupations are employed in Grocery Stores   NAICS Code  445100   (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
41-2011 Cashiers
105,100 115,000 9,900
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
51,800 58,700 6,900
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand
21,000 20,300 -700
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
20,000 23,900 3,900
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters
16,300 18,500 2,200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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51-3011 Bakers
6,900 7,800 900
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
6,000 6,800 800
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers
5,500 6,500 1,000
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
4,700 5,400 700
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
4,500 5,000 500
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
3,800 4,300 500
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
3,600 4,100 500
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
3,400 3,900 500
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order
3,200 3,600 400
41-2031 Retail Salespersons
3,100 3,500 400
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
2,900 3,300 400
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
2,400 2,300 -100
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
2,400 2,600 200
51-3092 Food Batchmakers
2,000 2,300 300
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
1,700 2,000 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
1,200 1,300 100
11-2022 Sales Managers
1,100 1,200 100
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
1,100 1,200 100
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
1,000 1,200 200
35-9021 Dishwashers
900 1,100 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
700 700 0
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant
500 600 100
27-1023 Floral Designers
500 500 0
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
400 500 100
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
300 400 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks
300 400 100
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
300 300 0
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
300 400 100
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
300 300 0
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks
300 500 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food
200 200 0
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides
200 300 100
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
200 200 0
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
200 300 100
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
200 200 0
11-9051 Food Service Managers
200 200 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
200 200 0
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
200 200 0
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
100 100 0
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
100 100 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
100 100 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
100 100 0
43-4151 Order Clerks
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
100 100 0
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
100 100 0
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
100 100 0
33-9032 Security Guards
100 100 0
27-1024 Graphic Designers
100 200 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
100 200 100
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists
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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