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 2010 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 3,500 4,800 1,300
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 2,100 2,400 300
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 1,800 1,300 -500
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 1,700 1,900 200
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 1,600 1,200 -400
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 1,600 2,300 700
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,100 1,700 600
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 800 800 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 800 1,000 200
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 700 800 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 500 700 200
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 500 500 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 400 500 100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 400 300 -100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 300 400 100
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 300 500 200
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 300 400 100
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 200 300 100
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 200 300 100
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 200 300 100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 200 300 100
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 200 200 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 200 200 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 200 200 0
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 200 300 100
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 200 300 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 100 100 0
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 100 100 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 100 100 0
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 100 100 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 100 100 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 100 100 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 100 100 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 100 100 0
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 100 100 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 100 100 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 100 100 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 100 0
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 100 100 0
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 100 200 100
Lessors, Nonfinancial Intangible Assets   (NAICS 533000 ) 100 0 -100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 100 100 0
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 100 200 100
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 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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