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List of Occupations Employed in Elementary and Secondary Schools

The following occupations are employed in Elementary and Secondary Schools   NAICS Code  611100   (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
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
138,000 151,200 13,200
25-9041 Teacher Assistants
111,700 122,400 10,700
25-3098 Substitute teachers
91,700 100,400 8,700
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education
49,400 54,200 4,800
39-9011 Child Care Workers
27,600 30,200 2,600
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
26,900 29,400 2,500
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other
21,200 23,200 2,000
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
19,100 20,900 1,800
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
19,100 21,400 2,300
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
19,000 19,800 800
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
17,400 19,100 1,700
25-3097 Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers
17,100 18,700 1,600
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
16,200 16,800 600
25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School
16,100 17,600 1,500
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
10,900 11,900 1,000
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
10,300 11,300 1,000
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
9,100 9,900 800
25-2054 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
8,700 9,600 900
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators
8,700 9,500 800
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other
8,200 9,000 800
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts
7,600 7,700 100
25-2053 Special Education Teachers, Middle School
6,300 6,900 600
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
5,400 5,900 500
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists
5,100 5,600 500
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School
5,100 5,300 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers
4,000 3,700 -300
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
4,000 3,700 -300
25-4031 Library Technicians
3,900 4,000 100
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
3,600 4,000 400
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
3,500 3,800 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
25-2059 Special Education Teachers, All Other
3,500 3,900 400
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
3,400 3,700 300
25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors
3,100 3,400 300
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
3,000 2,900 -100
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
2,900 3,100 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School
2,900 3,000 100
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
2,800 3,000 200
33-9032 Security Guards
2,800 3,100 300
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
2,600 2,800 200
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
2,500 2,700 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
2,300 2,600 300
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
2,200 2,400 200
29-1141 Registered Nurses
2,100 2,300 200
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators
2,100 2,300 200
33-9091 Crossing Guards
2,100 2,300 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
2,100 2,100 0
39-9032 Recreation Workers
2,000 2,200 200
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists
2,000 1,800 -200
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical
1,900 2,000 100
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
1,600 1,500 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other
1,600 1,800 200
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
1,500 1,600 100
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
1,500 1,600 100
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program
1,400 1,500 100
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
1,200 1,200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
1,200 1,200 0
25-9011 Audio-Visual Collections Specialists
1,200 1,400 200
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers
1,200 1,300 100
11-3031 Financial Managers
1,100 1,200 100
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
1,100 1,300 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-1011 Chief Executives
1,000 1,000 0
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
1,000 1,100 100
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
1,000 1,100 100
29-1122 Occupational Therapists
800 1,000 200
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
800 900 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
700 700 0
11-9051 Food Service Managers
600 700 100
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
600 600 0
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
600 600 0
11-3121 Human Resources Managers
500 500 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-2031 Budget Analysts
500 600 100
41-2011 Cashiers
500 500 0
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
500 500 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
400 400 0
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
400 400 0
15-1141 Database Administrators
400 400 0
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
400 400 0
25-2023 Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School
400 400 0
21-1094 Community Health Workers*
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
300 400 100
11-9199 Managers, All Other
300 400 100
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
300 300 0
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
300 300 0
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
53-1031 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Trans and Material-Moving Vehicle Operators
300 300 0
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
300 300 0
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other
300 300 0
43-3061 Procurement Clerks
300 300 0
37-1012 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Wrkrs
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists
300 300 0
43-4071 File Clerks
200 200 0
35-9021 Dishwashers
200 200 0
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
200 200 0
47-2031 Carpenters
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
200 200 0
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
200 200 0
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
200 200 0
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Ag, Constr, Health-Safety, and Transportation
200 200 0
13-1131 Fundraisers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1111 Management Analysts
200 200 0
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants
200 200 0
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
200 200 0
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
200 200 0
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
21-1019 Counselors, All Other
100 100 0
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other
100 100 0
27-2042 Musicians and Singers
100 100 0
11-9021 Construction Managers
100 100 0
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers
100 100 0
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications
100 100 0
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners
100 100 0
11-2031 Public Relations Managers
100 100 0
47-2111 Electricians
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
100 100 0
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
100 100 0
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
100 100 0
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
100 100 0
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
100 200 100
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
100 100 0
43-9111 Statistical Assistants
100 100 0
43-9011 Computer Operators
100 100 0
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
100 100 0
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
100 100 0
29-9091 Athletic Trainers
100 100 0
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants
100 100 0
29-1123 Physical Therapists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
29-1181 Audiologists
100 100 0
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians
100 100 0
41-2031 Retail Salespersons
0 100 100
15-1134 Web Developers
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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