Sample 1 - State of California

List of Occupations Employed in Offices of Dentists

The following occupations are employed in Offices of Dentists   NAICS Code  621200   (2).

This list is sorted by the 2012 employment from largest to smallest.  Return to the Search Page.

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
31-9091 Dental Assistants
41,700 48,100 6,400
29-2021 Dental Hygienists
21,100 26,100 5,000
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
15,300 19,200 3,900
29-1021 Dentists, General
9,300 10,700 1,400
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
7,500 9,000 1,500
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
4,600 4,900 300
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
3,700 4,300 600
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
2,000 2,300 300
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
1,000 1,200 200
31-9092 Medical Assistants
1,000 1,200 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
29-2055 Surgical Technologists
700 800 100
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
400 400 0
29-1022 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
400 500 100
29-1023 Orthodontists
400 500 100
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists
300 400 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
300 400 100
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
300 300 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
200 300 100
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists
100 200 100
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
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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