Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Accountants and Auditors

The following industries employ Accountants and Auditors ,  SOC Code  13-2011  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Bachelor's degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2010 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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Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 35,700 39,800 4,100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 7,200 7,900 700
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 6,800 8,400 1,600
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 3,900 6,100 2,200
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 3,500 3,500 0
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 3,200 4,300 1,100
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 2,400 2,900 500
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 1,900 2,400 500
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 1,800 2,300 500
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 1,700 1,900 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 1,700 1,500 -200
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 1,500 1,800 300
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 1,500 1,600 100
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 1,400 1,800 400
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,300 1,800 500
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 1,100 1,400 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 900 1,300 400
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 800 1,000 200
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 800 700 -100
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 800 1,000 200
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 800 700 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 800 1,000 200
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 700 900 200
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 700 800 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 700 900 200
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 700 800 100
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 600 800 200
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 600 800 200
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 600 700 100
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 600 700 100
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 600 700 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 600 600 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 500 700 200
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 500 600 100
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 500 500 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 500 700 200
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 400 500 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 400 400 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 400 400 0
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 400 500 100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 400 400 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 400 300 -100
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 400 400 0
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 400 400 0
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 300 300 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 300 400 100
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 300 400 100
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 300 400 100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 300 200 -100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 300 300 0
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 300 300 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 300 300 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 300 300 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 300 400 100
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 300 400 100
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443000 ) 300 300 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 300 200 -100
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 300 400 100
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 200 200 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 200 300 100
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 200 300 100
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 200 200 0
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 200 200 0
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 200 200 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 200 200 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 200 200 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 200 200 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 200 200 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 200 200 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 200 300 100
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324000 ) 200 200 0
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 200 200 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 100 200 100
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 100 100 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 100 200 100
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211000 ) 100 100 0
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 100 100 0
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722511 ) 100 200 100
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 100 200 100
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 100 0 -100
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 100 100 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 100 100 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 100 200 100
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 100 100 0
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 100 100 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 100 100 0
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 100 100 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 100 200 100
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 100 100 0
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 100 100 0
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 100 100 0
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213000 ) 100 100 0
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 100 100 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 100 100 0
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 100 100 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 100 100 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 100 100 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 100 100 0
Lessors, Nonfinancial Intangible Assets   (NAICS 533000 ) 100 0 -100
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 100 100 0
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 100 100 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 100 100 0
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 100 100 0
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 100 100 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 100 100 0
ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 100 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 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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