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List of Occupations Employed in Waste Management and Remediation Service

The following occupations are employed in Waste Management and Remediation Service   NAICS Code  562000   (2).

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
10,000 12,300 2,300
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
4,100 4,700 600
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
3,300 4,100 800
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
2,700 3,200 500
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
1,300 1,600 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
1,000 1,200 200
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
1,000 1,300 300
47-2061 Construction Laborers
900 1,000 100
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
900 1,000 100
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
800 900 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
800 800 0
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
800 1,000 200
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
700 800 100
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
700 900 200
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
600 700 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
600 800 200
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
500 700 200
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
500 700 200
53-1031 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Trans and Material-Moving Vehicle Operators
500 600 100
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
400 400 0
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
400 500 100
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
400 500 100
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
300 400 100
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
300 300 0
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
300 300 0
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
300 400 100
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
300 300 0
53-1021 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
300 300 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
200 200 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
200 200 0
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
200 200 0
47-2031 Carpenters
200 300 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
200 300 100
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
200 200 0
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
200 200 0
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
200 300 100
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
200 200 0
13-1051 Cost Estimators
200 200 0
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
200 200 0
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
100 100 0
17-2051 Civil Engineers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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17-2081 Environmental Engineers
100 100 0
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
100 100 0
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians
100 100 0
11-9021 Construction Managers
100 200 100
11-9041 Engineering Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
100 100 0
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
100 100 0
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
100 200 100
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
100 100 0
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
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43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
100 100 0
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators
100 100 0
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
100 100 0
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other
100 100 0
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other
100 100 0
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
100 100 0
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers
100 100 0
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
100 100 0
11-2022 Sales Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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11-1011 Chief Executives
100 200 100
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
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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