Sample 1 - State of California

List of Occupations Employed in Scientific Research and Development Svc

The following occupations are employed in Scientific Research and Development Svc   NAICS Code  541700   (2).

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
10,600 13,000 2,400
19-4021 Biological Technicians
4,600 5,600 1,000
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software
4,200 5,200 1,000
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers
3,500 4,300 800
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers
3,400 4,100 700
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19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists
3,200 4,300 1,100
19-2031 Chemists
3,100 3,800 700
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
2,900 3,100 200
11-9041 Engineering Managers
2,800 3,400 600
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
2,500 3,000 500
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17-2141 Mechanical Engineers
2,500 3,000 500
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
2,500 3,100 600
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other
2,200 2,800 600
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications
2,000 2,400 400
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
2,000 2,400 400
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
1,900 2,300 400
17-2071 Electrical Engineers
1,900 2,300 400
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
1,900 2,400 500
19-2012 Physicists
1,800 2,200 400
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
1,500 2,100 600
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17-2112 Industrial Engineers
1,300 1,600 300
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
1,200 1,600 400
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
1,200 1,500 300
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
1,200 1,500 300
11-3031 Financial Managers
1,100 1,300 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
1,100 1,400 300
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
1,100 1,400 300
15-1131 Computer Programmers
1,100 1,200 100
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers
1,100 1,800 700
19-1022 Microbiologists
1,000 1,200 200
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15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
1,000 1,200 200
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Ag, Constr, Health-Safety, and Transportation
1,000 1,300 300
11-9199 Managers, All Other
1,000 1,300 300
13-2051 Financial Analysts
900 1,100 200
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
900 1,200 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
900 1,100 200
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants
900 1,100 200
19-4031 Chemical Technicians
800 900 100
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
800 900 100
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
800 900 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
800 1,000 200
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
800 900 100
13-1111 Management Analysts
800 1,000 200
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
700 800 100
15-1111 Computer and Information Research Scientists
700 900 200
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11-1011 Chief Executives
700 800 100
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
700 900 200
11-2021 Marketing Managers
700 900 200
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
700 900 200
51-9199 Production Workers, All other
700 900 200
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23-1011 Lawyers
700 900 200
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
700 800 100
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
600 700 100
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
600 700 100
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
600 800 200
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11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
600 700 100
19-2032 Materials Scientists
600 700 100
17-2041 Chemical Engineers
600 800 200
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers
600 800 200
13-1081 Logisticians
600 800 200
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19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other
500 600 100
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
500 600 100
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists
500 600 100
15-2041 Statisticians
500 700 200
51-4041 Machinists
500 700 200
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27-3042 Technical Writers
500 600 100
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists
500 700 200
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other
400 500 100
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists
400 500 100
41-4011 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Technical and Scientific Products
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
400 400 0
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
400 500 100
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists
400 500 100
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
400 500 100
17-2131 Materials Engineers
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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17-2199 Engineers, All Other
400 500 100
11-3121 Human Resources Managers
400 500 100
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers
300 400 100
11-3061 Purchasing Managers
300 300 0
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
300 400 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
300 300 0
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other
300 400 100
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
300 400 100
15-1141 Database Administrators
300 300 0
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
300 400 100
11-2022 Sales Managers
300 400 100
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
300 400 100
19-3022 Survey Researchers
300 300 0
19-3041 Sociologists
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
200 300 100
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
200 200 0
25-4021 Librarians
200 200 0
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
200 300 100
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
200 300 100
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27-1024 Graphic Designers
200 300 100
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
200 200 0
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
200 200 0
51-2092 Team Assemblers
200 200 0
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
200 200 0
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15-2031 Operations Research Analysts
200 200 0
15-1143 Computer Network Architects*
200 300 100
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
200 200 0
15-1122 Information Security Analysts
200 200 0
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
200 200 0
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19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists
200 200 0
41-9031 Sales Engineers
200 300 100
19-3011 Economists
200 300 100
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians
200 200 0
17-2051 Civil Engineers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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17-2081 Environmental Engineers
100 100 0
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
100 200 100
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
100 100 0
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
100 200 100
19-2011 Astronomers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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19-1041 Epidemiologists
100 100 0
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
100 100 0
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists
100 100 0
13-1051 Cost Estimators
100 100 0
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners
100 100 0
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13-1131 Fundraisers
100 100 0
15-1134 Web Developers
100 200 100
13-2031 Budget Analysts
100 100 0
43-4071 File Clerks
100 100 0
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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43-3061 Procurement Clerks
100 100 0
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
100 100 0
45-2021 Animal Breeders
100 100 0
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
100 100 0
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists
100 0 -100
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47-2031 Carpenters
100 100 0
47-2111 Electricians
100 200 100
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
100 100 0
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
100 100 0
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
100 200 100
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51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators
100 100 0
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
100 100 0
11-2031 Public Relations Managers
100 100 0
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
100 100 0
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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41-4012 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Except Technical and Scientific Products
100 100 0
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
100 100 0
27-3043 Writers and Authors
100 100 0
29-1141 Registered Nurses
100 100 0
27-1011 Art Directors
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers
100 100 0
27-3041 Editors
100 200 100
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians
100 100 0
21-1091 Health Educators
100 200 100
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
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21-1094 Community Health Workers*
0 100 100
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
0 100 100
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
0 100 100
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
0 100 100
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
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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