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List of Occupations Employed in Department Stores

The following occupations are employed in Department Stores   NAICS Code  452100   (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
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41-2031 Retail Salespersons
57,700 59,600 1,900
41-2011 Cashiers
36,500 34,100 -2,400
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
28,400 26,500 -1,900
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
7,200 7,100 -100
33-9032 Security Guards
3,300 3,200 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
2,300 2,200 -100
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
2,300 2,100 -200
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
2,100 2,100 0
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
1,900 1,900 0
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
1,200 1,200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
1,100 1,200 100
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
800 800 0
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
800 700 -100
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
700 600 -100
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
700 700 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks
600 600 0
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
500 500 0
53-6031 Service Station Attendants
500 500 0
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
400 300 -100
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
400 300 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
400 400 0
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other
400 400 0
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
300 300 0
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
200 200 0
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9199 Managers, All Other
100 100 0
51-3011 Bakers
100 100 0
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
100 100 0
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers
100 100 0
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers
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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