Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Industrial Engineers

The following industries employ Industrial Engineers ,  SOC Code  17-2112  (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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Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 2,800 2,700 -100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 2,400 2,800 400
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 900 900 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 900 1,000 100
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 800 1,000 200
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 700 900 200
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 700 1,000 300
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 700 700 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 400 600 200
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 400 500 100
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 300 300 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 300 400 100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 300 400 100
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 300 300 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 300 300 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 300 300 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 200 200 0
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324000 ) 200 100 -100
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 200 300 100
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211000 ) 100 100 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 100 100 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 100 100 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 100 100 0
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing   (NAICS 336100 ) 100 100 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 100 100 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 0 100 100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 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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