Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Paralegals and Legal Assistants

The following industries employ Paralegals and Legal Assistants ,  SOC Code  23-2011  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Associate 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)
2010 2020 Numeric
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Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 17,900 20,900 3,000
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 2,700 3,200 500
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 700 1,100 400
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 700 800 100
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 300 300 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 300 400 100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 200 200 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 200 200 0
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 100 200 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2010 2020 Numeric
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Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 100 100 0
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 100 100 0
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 100 200 100
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 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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