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List of Industries Employing Electrical Engineers

The following industries employ Electrical Engineers ,  SOC Code  17-2071  (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)
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Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 4,600 5,800 1,200
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 4,300 4,800 500
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 3,800 3,600 -200
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 1,500 1,400 -100
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 800 800 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 800 800 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 600 700 100
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 600 900 300
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 600 600 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 500 400 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 400 400 0
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 400 600 200
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 400 400 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 400 400 0
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 200 300 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 200 200 0
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 200 200 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 200 200 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 200 300 100
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 100 100 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 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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