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List of Industries Employing General and Operations Managers

The following industries employ General and Operations Managers ,  SOC Code  11-1021  (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)
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Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 8,900 13,400 4,500
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 8,900 11,700 2,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 8,800 9,700 900
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 7,300 10,400 3,100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 6,400 6,900 500
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 5,500 6,000 500
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 5,100 7,000 1,900
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 4,700 5,400 700
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 4,500 5,400 900
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 4,200 4,600 400
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 3,700 4,800 1,100
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 3,700 4,800 1,100
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 3,300 3,700 400
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 3,200 3,600 400
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 3,200 4,100 900
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 3,100 3,700 600
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 2,900 3,500 600
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 2,800 2,900 100
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 2,700 3,100 400
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 2,700 2,900 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 2,700 2,700 0
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 2,600 2,600 0
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 2,600 2,800 200
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 2,500 3,000 500
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 2,400 2,100 -300
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 2,400 2,600 200
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 2,400 2,900 500
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 2,200 2,200 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 2,200 2,400 200
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 2,200 2,700 500
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 2,200 2,700 500
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 2,200 2,500 300
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 2,100 3,000 900
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 2,100 2,000 -100
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 2,100 2,300 200
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 2,100 2,200 100
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 2,000 2,200 200
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 2,000 2,300 300
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 2,000 2,100 100
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 1,900 2,000 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 1,900 1,700 -200
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 1,800 2,100 300
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 1,800 2,200 400
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 1,800 2,300 500
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 1,700 1,600 -100
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 1,700 2,600 900
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 1,600 2,200 600
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 1,600 1,700 100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 1,500 1,900 400
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 1,500 1,600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 1,500 1,300 -200
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 1,400 1,000 -400
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 1,400 1,900 500
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 1,400 1,700 300
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 1,400 1,700 300
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 1,400 1,800 400
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 1,400 1,700 300
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 1,400 2,200 800
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 1,300 2,400 1,100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,300 1,200 -100
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 1,300 1,600 300
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 1,300 1,700 400
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 1,200 1,400 200
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 1,200 1,400 200
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 1,100 1,000 -100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 1,000 800 -200
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 900 1,100 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 900 1,000 100
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 900 1,100 200
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 900 1,300 400
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 900 900 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 900 1,000 100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 900 900 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 900 900 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 900 1,000 100
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 900 1,300 400
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 900 1,400 500
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 800 1,300 500
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 800 800 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 800 1,000 200
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 800 800 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 800 1,000 200
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 800 900 100
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 800 900 100
Personal Care Services   (NAICS 812100 ) 700 900 200
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 700 800 100
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 700 700 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 700 800 100
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 700 700 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 700 600 -100
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 700 800 100
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 700 800 100
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 700 800 100
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 700 700 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 600 600 0
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 600 600 0
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 600 800 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 600 700 100
ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 600 900 300
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 600 600 0
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)   (NAICS 722400 ) 600 600 0
Support Activities, Road Transportation   (NAICS 488400 ) 500 600 100
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 500 600 100
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 500 400 -100
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 500 500 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 500 500 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 500 700 200
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 500 500 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 500 600 100
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 500 600 100
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 500 500 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 500 600 100
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 500 700 200
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 500 600 100
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 500 600 100
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 400 500 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 400 500 100
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 400 400 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 400 500 100
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 400 400 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 400 300 -100
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 400 400 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 400 500 100
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 400 500 100
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 300 400 100
Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 300 300 0
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 300 300 0
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 300 300 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 300 400 100
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213000 ) 300 300 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 300 300 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 300 300 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 300 400 100
Gambling Industries   (NAICS 713200 ) 200 300 100
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211000 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 200 100 -100
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 200 300 100
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 200 200 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324000 ) 200 100 -100
Support Activities for Water Transport   (NAICS 488300 ) 200 200 0
Facilities Support Services   (NAICS 561200 ) 200 300 100
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 100 100 0
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals   (NAICS 622200 ) 100 100 0
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 100 100 0
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing   (NAICS 336100 ) 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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