Sample 1 - State of California

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 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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Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 4,000 4,500 500
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 3,600 3,200 -400
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 3,400 4,200 800
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 1,000 1,300 300
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 900 1,000 100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 900 900 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 800 900 100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 700 800 100
Natural Gas Distribution   (NAICS 221200 ) 500 500 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 400 300 -100
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 300 400 100
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 300 500 200
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 300 300 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 300 400 100
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 300 400 100
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 200 200 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 200 200 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 100 100 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 100 100 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 100 0
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 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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