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List of Industries Employing Mechanical Engineering Technicians

The following industries employ Mechanical Engineering Technicians ,  SOC Code  17-3027  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Associate 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)
2014 2024 Numeric
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 800 700 -100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 400 500 100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 400 400 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 200 200 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 100 100 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 100 100 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 100 100 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 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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