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List of Occupations Employed in General Medical and Surgical Hospitals

The following occupations are employed in General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   NAICS Code  622100   (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
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29-1141 Registered Nurses
155,200 170,600 15,400
31-1014 Nursing Assistants
23,000 24,700 1,700
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
15,100 16,200 1,100
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
11,800 12,700 900
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists
10,100 10,800 700
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
9,900 10,100 200
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
9,300 8,000 -1,300
31-9092 Medical Assistants
8,300 9,000 700
29-1051 Pharmacists
7,900 8,500 600
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists
7,600 7,800 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-9061 Office Clerks, General
6,900 7,100 200
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
6,300 6,800 500
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
6,200 6,600 400
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
5,600 6,000 400
29-2055 Surgical Technologists
5,600 6,000 400
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
5,200 5,600 400
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
5,000 5,400 400
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
4,900 5,000 100
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
4,800 4,900 100
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
4,700 5,000 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
29-1123 Physical Therapists
4,500 4,800 300
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
4,400 4,800 400
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers
4,100 4,500 400
31-9097 Phlebotomists
4,000 4,500 500
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
4,000 4,300 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
3,900 4,200 300
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
3,800 4,100 300
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
3,700 4,100 400
11-3031 Financial Managers
3,500 3,800 300
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
3,500 3,800 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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31-1015 Orderlies
3,400 3,600 200
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
3,100 3,400 300
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
3,000 3,200 200
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
2,700 2,900 200
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
2,700 3,200 500
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
2,700 3,200 500
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
2,600 2,800 200
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners
2,500 3,100 600
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners
2,500 2,400 -100
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
2,400 2,600 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
2,300 2,500 200
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers
2,200 2,000 -200
29-1122 Occupational Therapists
2,200 2,400 200
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other
1,900 2,100 200
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists
1,800 1,900 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
1,800 1,900 100
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
1,800 2,000 200
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
1,700 1,100 -600
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
1,700 2,000 300
13-1111 Management Analysts
1,700 1,900 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
1,600 1,700 100
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
1,600 1,200 -400
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
1,500 1,500 0
11-9199 Managers, All Other
1,300 1,400 100
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
1,300 1,400 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
1,300 1,200 -100
31-1011 Home Health Aides
1,200 1,200 0
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians
1,100 1,100 0
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists
1,100 1,200 100
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
1,100 1,100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-9022 Word Processors and Typists
1,100 900 -200
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
1,100 1,200 100
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
1,000 1,100 100
29-1071 Physician Assistants
1,000 1,200 200
21-1091 Health Educators
1,000 1,100 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
1,000 1,000 0
29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
1,000 1,000 0
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants
900 1,000 100
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
900 900 0
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
900 800 -100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
900 1,000 100
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists
900 1,000 100
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other
700 700 0
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
700 900 200
15-1131 Computer Programmers
700 700 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
700 700 0
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants
700 800 100
29-1124 Radiation Therapists
700 800 100
21-1094 Community Health Workers*
600 600 0
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians
600 600 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-4071 File Clerks
600 600 0
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides
600 700 100
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
600 600 0
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
600 700 100
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Ag, Constr, Health-Safety, and Transportation
600 600 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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11-3121 Human Resources Managers
500 500 0
13-2051 Financial Analysts
500 600 100
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
500 600 100
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other
500 500 0
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides
500 600 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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21-2011 Clergy
500 500 0
19-4021 Biological Technicians
500 500 0
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
400 400 0
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other
400 400 0
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
400 300 -100
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers
400 400 0
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
400 400 0
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
400 400 0
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
400 400 0
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
400 500 100
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
400 400 0
43-3061 Procurement Clerks
400 400 0
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
400 400 0
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers
400 400 0
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
300 300 0
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications
300 400 100
13-2071 Loan Counselors
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
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13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
300 300 0
13-1131 Fundraisers
300 300 0
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
300 300 0
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
300 300 0
41-2011 Cashiers
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
300 300 0
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers
300 300 0
47-2111 Electricians
300 300 0
29-1151 Nurse Anesthetists
300 300 0
29-1125 Recreational Therapists
300 400 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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21-1014 Mental Health Counselors
300 300 0
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists
300 400 100
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists
200 200 0
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
200 200 0
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
200 200 0
29-1065 Pediatricians, General
200 200 0
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides
200 300 100
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
200 300 100
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
200 200 0
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
200 200 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
200 200 0
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
200 200 0
11-2021 Marketing Managers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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11-2031 Public Relations Managers
200 200 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
200 200 0
47-2031 Carpenters
200 200 0
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides
200 200 0
39-9032 Recreation Workers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
200 300 100
31-9091 Dental Assistants
200 200 0
35-9021 Dishwashers
200 200 0
37-1012 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Wrkrs
200 200 0
13-2031 Budget Analysts
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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15-1143 Computer Network Architects*
200 200 0
29-1067 Surgeons
200 200 0
15-1141 Database Administrators
200 200 0
11-3131 Training and Development Managers
200 200 0
11-3111 Compensation and Benefits Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
11-3061 Purchasing Managers
100 100 0
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other
100 100 0
15-1122 Information Security Analysts
100 100 0
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software
100 100 0
15-1134 Web Developers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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11-9161 Emergency Management Directors
100 100 0
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists
100 100 0
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
100 100 0
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers
100 100 0
11-9021 Construction Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other
100 100 0
11-9051 Food Service Managers
100 200 100
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other
100 100 0
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
100 100 0
39-6012 Concierges
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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39-9011 Child Care Workers
100 100 0
43-2021 Telephone Operators
100 0 -100
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers
100 100 0
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
100 100 0
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
100 200 100
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians
100 100 0
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians
100 100 0
43-9011 Computer Operators
100 100 0
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
100 200 100
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
100 100 0
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides
100 100 0
29-9092 Genetic Counselors
100 100 0
29-2057 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing
100 100 0
29-1161 Nurse Midwives
100 100 0
29-1128 Exercise Physiologists
100 100 0
29-1129 Therapists, All Other
100 100 0
29-1181 Audiologists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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29-1066 Psychiatrists
100 200 100
29-1041 Optometrists
100 100 0
29-1021 Dentists, General
100 100 0
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts
100 100 0
15-2041 Statisticians
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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17-2031 Biomedical Engineers
100 200 100
17-2199 Engineers, All Other
100 200 100
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists
100 100 0
19-1022 Microbiologists
100 100 0
29-1061 Anesthesiologists
0 100 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
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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