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List of Industries Employing Cost Estimators

The following industries employ Cost Estimators ,  SOC Code  13-1051  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Bachelor's 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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Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 3,900 5,400 1,500
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 2,600 3,600 1,000
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 2,200 3,300 1,100
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 2,100 2,600 500
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 2,100 2,300 200
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 1,700 2,100 400
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 1,500 1,800 300
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 700 800 100
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 500 600 100
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 500 500 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 400 400 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 300 300 0
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 300 300 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 300 300 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 300 300 0
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 300 300 0
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 300 400 100
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 300 400 100
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 300 400 100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 200 200 0
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 200 200 0
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 200 200 0
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 200 300 100
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 100 100 0
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 100 100 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 100 200 100
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213000 ) 100 100 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 100 100 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 100 100 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 0 100 100
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 0 100 100
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 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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