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 2012 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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Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 2,900 3,000 100
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 2,700 2,600 -100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 2,100 2,000 -100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 1,300 1,600 300
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 1,300 1,700 400
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 800 900 100
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 800 900 100
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 800 700 -100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 700 700 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 500 500 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 500 700 200
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 400 600 200
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 400 500 100
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211100 ) 400 400 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 300 200 -100
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 300 300 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324100 ) 300 200 -100
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 300 600 300
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Natural Gas Distribution   (NAICS 221200 ) 200 200 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 100 100 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 100 100 0
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 100 100 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 100 100 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 100 100 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 100 200 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 100 100 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493100 ) 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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