Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Graphic Designers

The following industries employ Graphic Designers ,  SOC Code  27-1024  (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)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 3,700 4,300 600
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 2,200 2,300 100
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 1,500 1,500 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323100 ) 1,300 1,200 -100
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,100 1,800 700
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 1,000 1,300 300
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 900 1,100 200
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 900 900 0
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 700 800 100
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 700 800 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Other Information Services   (NAICS 519100 ) 600 800 200
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 500 400 -100
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 500 600 100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 400 500 100
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 400 600 200
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 300 500 200
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 300 200 -100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 300 400 100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 300 300 0
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 300 300 0
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 300 400 100
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 200 300 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 200 200 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 200 200 0
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 200 200 0
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 200 200 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 200 200 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 200 300 100
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 100 200 100
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 100 0
Data Processing and Related Services   (NAICS 518200 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 100 100 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 100 100 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 100 100 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 100 100 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 100 100 0
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 100 200 100
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 100 100 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 100 100 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 100 200 100
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 100 100 0
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 100 100 0
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 100 100 0
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 100 100 0
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712100 ) 100 100 0
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 100 100 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 0 100 100
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 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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