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List of Occupations Employed in Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories

The following occupations are employed in Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   NAICS Code  621500   (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
31-9097 Phlebotomists
5,100 6,700 1,600
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
4,700 6,200 1,500
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
3,200 4,200 1,000
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers
2,400 3,100 700
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists
1,800 2,200 400
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
1,200 1,600 400
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
1,200 1,600 400
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
900 1,200 300
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
900 1,300 400
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
900 1,100 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
600 800 200
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
600 800 200
31-9092 Medical Assistants
600 800 200
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
500 700 200
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
500 600 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
500 600 100
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
400 500 100
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
400 500 100
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
400 500 100
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
300 300 0
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
300 300 0
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
200 300 100
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
200 300 100
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
200 300 100
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
200 200 0
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
200 300 100
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
100 100 0
13-1111 Management Analysts
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
100 100 0
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
100 100 0
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
100 100 0
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications
100 100 0
11-3121 Human Resources Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers
100 100 0
11-9199 Managers, All Other
100 100 0
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
100 100 0
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Ag, Constr, Health-Safety, and Transportation
100 100 0
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
29-1141 Registered Nurses
100 100 0
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
100 100 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
100 100 0
41-4011 Sales Rep, Wholesale and Manuf, Technical and Scientific Products
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
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
100 100 0
11-2022 Sales Managers
100 100 0
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
100 200 100
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
100 100 0
11-3031 Financial Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
100 100 0
43-4071 File Clerks
100 100 0
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
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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