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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 2012 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 900 1,100 200
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 900 700 -200
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 700 600 -100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 500 600 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 300 400 100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 200 300 100
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 200 100 -100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 200 100 -100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 100 100 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 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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