Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Civil Engineers

The following industries employ Civil Engineers ,  SOC Code  17-2051  (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
Change
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 15,400 19,200 3,800
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 8,400 9,400 1,000
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 6,800 7,300 500
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 1,600 2,000 400
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,500 2,600 1,100
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 900 800 -100
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 500 600 100
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 400 500 100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 200 200 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 200 300 100
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 200 200 0
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 200 200 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 100 100 0
Natural Gas Distribution   (NAICS 221200 ) 100 200 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 100 100 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 100 100 0

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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