Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Computer Programmers

The following industries employ Computer Programmers ,  SOC Code  15-1131  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Bachelor's 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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Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 17,100 20,000 2,900
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 2,300 2,700 400
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,300 2,000 700
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 900 900 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 700 500 -200
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 700 700 0
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519100 ) 700 900 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 600 600 0
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 600 700 100
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 400 400 0
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 400 400 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 400 400 0
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 400 500 100
Data Processing and Related Services   (NAICS 518200 ) 400 500 100
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 300 400 100
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 300 300 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 300 200 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 300 300 0
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 300 300 0
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 200 200 0
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 200 200 0
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 200 200 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 200 200 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 200 200 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 200 200 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 200 200 0
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446100 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 200 200 0
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 200 200 0
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 200 300 100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 200 200 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 100 100 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323100 ) 100 100 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 100 200 100
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 100 100 0
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 100 100 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 100 100 0
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 100 100 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 100 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 100 100 0
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 100 100 0
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 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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