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List of Industries Employing Chief Executives

The following industries employ Chief Executives ,  SOC Code  11-1011  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 2,300 2,300 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 2,200 2,100 -100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,600 1,500 -100
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 900 1,200 300
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 900 1,000 100
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 800 800 0
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 700 600 -100
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 600 600 0
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 600 700 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 600 900 300
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 600 700 100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 500 400 -100
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 400 400 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 400 400 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 400 400 0
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 400 400 0
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 400 400 0
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 300 300 0
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 300 400 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 300 400 100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 300 400 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 300 300 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 300 300 0
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 300 400 100
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 300 300 0
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 300 400 100
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 300 300 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 300 300 0
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 200 200 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 200 200 0
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 200 200 0
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 200 200 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 200 200 0
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 200 200 0
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 200 200 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 200 200 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 200 100 -100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 200 100 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 200 200 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 200 100 -100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 200 100 -100
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 200 200 0
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 200 300 100
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 200 200 0
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 200 200 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 200 200 0
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 200 200 0
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 200 200 0
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 200 200 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 100 100 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 100 100 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 100 100 0
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 100 100 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 100 200 100
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 100 100 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 100 100 0
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 100 100 0
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 100 100 0
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 100 100 0
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 100 100 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 100 100 0
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 100 100 0
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 100 100 0
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 100 200 100
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Change
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 100 100 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 100 100 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 100 100 0
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 100 200 100
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 100 100 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 100 100 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 100 100 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 100 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 100 100 0
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 100 100 0
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 100 200 100
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 100 100 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 100 100 0
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 100 200 100
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 100 100 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 100 100 0
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 100 100 0
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 100 100 0
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 100 100 0
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 100 100 0
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 100 100 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 100 100 0
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 100 100 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 100 100 0
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 100 200 100
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 100 100 0
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 100 100 0
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 100 100 0
ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 100 100 0
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 100 100 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 100 100 0
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 100 100 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 100 100 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 100 100 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 100 100 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 100 100 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 100 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 100 100 0
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 100 0 -100
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 100 100 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 100 100 0
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 100 100 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 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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