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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 2012 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 8,300 9,800 1,500
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 7,400 12,500 5,100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 7,100 7,700 600
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 6,100 7,900 1,800
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 6,000 7,100 1,100
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 5,700 6,800 1,100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 4,900 6,300 1,400
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 4,800 6,500 1,700
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 4,300 5,000 700
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 4,300 5,700 1,400
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 3,700 4,900 1,200
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 3,000 3,500 500
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 3,000 3,300 300
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 2,800 3,700 900
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 2,800 3,000 200
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 2,800 3,400 600
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 2,800 3,100 300
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 2,600 2,900 300
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 2,600 3,700 1,100
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 2,500 2,700 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 2,500 3,100 600
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 2,400 3,400 1,000
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 2,400 2,600 200
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 2,100 2,400 300
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 2,100 2,400 300
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 2,100 2,200 100
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 2,000 2,400 400
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 2,000 1,900 -100
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 2,000 2,100 100
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 1,900 2,300 400
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 1,900 2,300 400
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 1,900 2,200 300
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 1,900 2,200 300
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 1,900 2,000 100
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446100 ) 1,800 2,000 200
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 1,800 1,600 -200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 1,800 1,900 100
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 1,800 2,200 400
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 1,800 2,000 200
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 1,800 1,500 -300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 1,800 2,000 200
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323100 ) 1,800 1,400 -400
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 1,700 2,400 700
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 1,700 2,100 400
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 1,700 2,300 600
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 1,700 2,100 400
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 1,600 1,800 200
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 1,600 2,300 700
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 1,500 1,600 100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 1,500 1,600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 1,500 2,100 600
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 1,500 1,600 100
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 1,400 1,800 400
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 1,400 2,300 900
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519100 ) 1,400 1,900 500
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 1,400 1,400 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 1,300 1,600 300
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 1,200 1,500 300
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 1,200 1,600 400
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 1,200 1,500 300
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 1,100 1,300 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493100 ) 1,100 1,400 300
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 1,100 1,400 300
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443100 ) 1,100 1,000 -100
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 1,000 1,300 300
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 1,000 900 -100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 1,000 900 -100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 1,000 800 -200
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 900 900 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 900 900 0
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 900 1,400 500
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 900 1,100 200
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 900 1,000 100
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 800 900 100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 800 700 -100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 700 600 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 700 700 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 700 700 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 700 900 200
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 700 700 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 700 1,100 400
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 700 800 100
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 700 800 100
Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 600 600 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 600 700 100
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 600 700 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Gasoline Stations   (NAICS 447100 ) 600 700 100
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 600 500 -100
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 600 600 0
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 600 600 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 600 900 300
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 600 800 200
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 600 500 -100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 500 500 0
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 500 400 -100
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 500 500 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 500 700 200
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 500 600 100
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 500 500 0
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 500 600 100
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712100 ) 500 600 100
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 500 500 0
Jewelry, Luggage & Leather Goods Stores   (NAICS 448300 ) 500 500 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 500 400 -100
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 500 500 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 500 500 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 400 500 100
Data Processing and Related Services   (NAICS 518200 ) 400 600 200
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 400 400 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 400 400 0
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 400 400 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 400 400 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 400 500 100
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 400 400 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 400 300 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 400 300 -100
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 400 400 0
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 300 200 -100
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 300 300 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 300 300 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 300 400 100
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)   (NAICS 722400 ) 300 300 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 300 200 -100
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 300 400 100
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 300 400 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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School and Employee Bus Transportation   (NAICS 485400 ) 200 200 0
Support Activities for Water Transport   (NAICS 488300 ) 200 300 100
Facilities Support Services   (NAICS 561200 ) 200 300 100
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211100 ) 200 200 0
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213100 ) 200 200 0
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 200 300 100
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 200 200 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 200 300 100
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 200 200 0
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324100 ) 200 100 -100
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 200 200 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 200 300 100
Gambling Industries   (NAICS 713200 ) 100 100 0
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals   (NAICS 622200 ) 100 100 0
General Rental Centers   (NAICS 532300 ) 100 200 100

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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