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List of Occupations Employed in Motion Picture and Video Industries

The following occupations are employed in Motion Picture and Video Industries   NAICS Code  512100   (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
27-2012 Producers and Directors
16,500 19,700 3,200
27-2011 Actors
12,600 13,600 1,000
27-4032 Film and Video Editors
9,400 11,200 1,800
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other
6,700 7,300 600
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
6,200 5,700 -500
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other
5,100 5,000 -100
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
5,100 5,200 100
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
4,600 5,200 600
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators
4,200 4,600 400
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
3,600 3,700 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
3,400 3,700 300
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
3,300 3,600 300
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
2,600 2,800 200
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
2,500 2,400 -100
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
2,200 2,100 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
2,200 2,200 0
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians
2,100 2,200 100
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
2,000 2,100 100
27-3043 Writers and Authors
1,800 2,000 200
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
1,500 1,400 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other
1,400 1,500 100
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers
1,400 1,500 100
27-1011 Art Directors
1,400 1,500 100
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers
1,300 1,200 -100
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
1,100 1,200 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-1022 Fashion Designers
1,100 1,200 100
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
1,100 1,200 100
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
1,100 1,100 0
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
1,000 1,000 0
47-2031 Carpenters
1,000 1,100 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
1,000 1,300 300
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
900 1,000 100
47-2111 Electricians
900 1,000 100
39-3092 Costume Attendants
900 1,000 100
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
900 900 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
800 900 100
27-1024 Graphic Designers
800 900 100
27-1029 Designers, All Other
700 700 0
27-3041 Editors
700 800 100
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
700 700 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
700 800 100
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
600 600 0
27-4021 Photographers
600 600 0
13-1111 Management Analysts
600 600 0
11-9199 Managers, All Other
600 600 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications
500 600 100
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
500 600 100
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
500 600 100
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
500 500 0
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers
400 300 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
47-2061 Construction Laborers
400 400 0
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
400 400 0
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
400 400 0
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
400 400 0
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1081 Logisticians
300 300 0
15-1134 Web Developers
300 300 0
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
300 400 100
11-3031 Financial Managers
300 300 0
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-9151 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
300 200 -100
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
300 300 0
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
200 300 100
11-2021 Marketing Managers
200 300 100
11-2022 Sales Managers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
200 200 0
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
200 200 0
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
200 200 0
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
200 200 0
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists
200 200 0
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
200 300 100
23-1011 Lawyers
200 200 0
15-1131 Computer Programmers
200 200 0
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-2051 Financial Analysts
100 100 0
13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
100 100 0
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
100 100 0
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Ag, Constr, Health-Safety, and Transportation
100 100 0
17-2199 Engineers, All Other
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
100 100 0
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
100 100 0
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers
100 100 0
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers
100 100 0
43-4071 File Clerks
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
100 100 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
100 100 0
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
100 100 0
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
100 100 0
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers
100 100 0
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents
100 200 100
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
100 100 0
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
100 100 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
0 100 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
0 100 100

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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