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List of Industries Employing Biological Technicians

The following industries employ Biological Technicians ,  SOC Code  19-4021  (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
Scientific Research and Development Svc  (NAICS 541700 ) 6,200 7,700 1,500
Colleges and Universities  (NAICS 611300 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing  (NAICS 325400 ) 1,400 1,700 300
Federal Government  (NAICS 999100 ) 1,000 900 -100
Architectural and Engineering Services  (NAICS 541300 ) 800 900 100
Local Government  (NAICS 999300 ) 600 600 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals  (NAICS 622100 ) 500 500 0
Management & Technical Consulting Svc  (NAICS 541600 ) 200 300 100
Employment Services  (NAICS 561300 ) 200 200 0
Offices of Physicians  (NAICS 621100 ) 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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