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List of Occupations Employed in Management of Companies and Enterprises

The following occupations are employed in Management of Companies and Enterprises   NAICS Code  550000   (2).

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
8,800 9,700 900
11-3031 Financial Managers
8,500 9,300 800
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
8,200 9,000 800
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
8,100 8,900 800
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
7,300 6,800 -500
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
7,100 7,800 700
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
5,400 5,100 -300
11-2021 Marketing Managers
5,300 6,400 1,100
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
5,100 6,000 900
13-1111 Management Analysts
5,100 5,600 500
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
4,800 5,300 500
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
4,800 5,700 900
13-2051 Financial Analysts
4,800 5,300 500
11-2022 Sales Managers
4,700 5,100 400
11-9199 Managers, All Other
4,600 5,100 500
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
4,300 5,700 1,400
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
4,000 4,200 200
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
3,900 4,100 200
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
3,800 4,000 200
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
3,400 3,800 400
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications
3,200 3,500 300
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
2,700 2,600 -100
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
2,600 2,800 200
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
2,600 2,900 300
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software
2,500 2,800 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
2,500 2,700 200
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
2,400 2,600 200
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
2,400 2,600 200
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
2,300 2,300 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
2,300 2,300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-4012 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Except Technical and Scientific Products
2,200 2,500 300
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
2,200 2,500 300
11-3121 Human Resources Managers
2,200 2,800 600
13-2072 Loan Officers
2,000 2,200 200
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists
1,900 2,100 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Ag, Constr, Health-Safety, and Transportation
1,900 2,000 100
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
1,800 1,900 100
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
1,800 2,000 200
23-1011 Lawyers
1,600 1,900 300
13-2041 Credit Analysts
1,500 1,600 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
1,400 1,500 100
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other
1,400 1,500 100
15-1134 Web Developers
1,300 1,600 300
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
1,300 1,200 -100
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
1,300 1,400 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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11-3061 Purchasing Managers
1,300 1,400 100
13-1081 Logisticians
1,200 1,300 100
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,200 1,300 100
27-1024 Graphic Designers
1,200 1,300 100
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
1,100 1,200 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
1,100 1,200 100
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
1,100 1,200 100
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
1,100 1,200 100
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
1,100 1,200 100
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
1,100 1,200 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
1,100 1,200 100
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
1,000 1,000 0
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors
1,000 1,100 100
15-1131 Computer Programmers
1,000 1,000 0
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists
1,000 1,100 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
29-1141 Registered Nurses
1,000 1,100 100
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
900 900 0
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
900 900 0
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers
900 1,000 100
51-2092 Team Assemblers
900 1,000 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
900 1,000 100
11-9051 Food Service Managers
800 900 100
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
800 700 -100
11-2031 Public Relations Managers
800 900 100
15-1141 Database Administrators
800 800 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1143 Computer Network Architects*
700 700 0
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts
700 900 200
17-2112 Industrial Engineers
700 800 100
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
700 700 0
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
700 800 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9041 Engineering Managers
700 800 100
11-3131 Training and Development Managers
700 800 100
13-2061 Financial Examiners
700 800 100
13-2031 Budget Analysts
600 700 100
43-3061 Procurement Clerks
600 500 -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
600 700 100
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
600 700 100
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants
600 600 0
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
600 700 100
33-9032 Security Guards
500 600 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
500 600 100
27-1022 Fashion Designers
500 600 100
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
500 600 100
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
500 500 0
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
500 600 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9021 Construction Managers
500 500 0
11-3111 Compensation and Benefits Managers
400 400 0
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers
400 500 100
53-1031 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Trans and Material-Moving Vehicle Operators
400 400 0
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers
400 400 0
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
400 400 0
43-4151 Order Clerks
400 400 0
43-3099 Financial Clerks, All Other
400 400 0
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
300 300 0
27-1011 Art Directors
300 400 100
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers
300 300 0
15-2011 Actuaries
300 400 100
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4071 File Clerks
300 300 0
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
300 300 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
300 400 100
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers
300 400 100
13-1051 Cost Estimators
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners
300 300 0
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists
200 200 0
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
200 200 0
43-9011 Computer Operators
200 100 -100
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers
200 200 0
53-1021 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
200 300 100
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
200 200 0
43-6012 Legal Secretaries
200 300 100
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
200 200 0
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
200 200 0
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
200 200 0
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
200 300 100
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
200 300 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-2041 Statisticians
200 200 0
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
200 200 0
27-3041 Editors
200 200 0
27-3042 Technical Writers
200 200 0
27-3043 Writers and Authors
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists
200 200 0
25-3098 Substitute teachers
200 200 0
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
200 300 100
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other
200 200 0
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
200 200 0
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers
200 200 0
31-9092 Medical Assistants
200 200 0
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents
200 200 0
37-1012 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Wrkrs
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
100 100 0
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks
100 100 0
29-1051 Pharmacists
100 100 0
27-1029 Designers, All Other
100 100 0
27-1025 Interior Designers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
100 100 0
17-2041 Chemical Engineers
100 100 0
17-2051 Civil Engineers
100 200 100
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters
100 100 0
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
21-1091 Health Educators
100 100 0
17-2199 Engineers, All Other
100 100 0
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters
100 100 0
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians
100 100 0
19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
100 100 0
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
100 100 0
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers
100 100 0
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers
100 100 0
19-2031 Chemists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers
100 100 0
17-2071 Electrical Engineers
100 100 0
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents
100 100 0
41-9031 Sales Engineers
100 100 0
41-2011 Cashiers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks
100 100 0
41-2022 Parts Salespersons
100 100 0
41-2031 Retail Salespersons
100 200 100
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks
100 100 0
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-3071 Tellers
100 200 100
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers
100 100 0
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
100 100 0
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
100 100 0
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
51-9199 Production Workers, All other
100 100 0
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
100 100 0
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
100 100 0
43-9111 Statistical Assistants
100 100 0
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
100 100 0
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
100 100 0
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
100 100 0
13-1131 Fundraisers
100 100 0
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other
0 100 100
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators
0 100 100
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
0 100 100
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
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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