Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Technical Writers

The following industries employ Technical Writers ,  SOC Code  27-3042  (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)
2010 2020 Numeric
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Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 1,200 1,500 300
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 600 700 100
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 500 800 300
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 300 400 100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 300 300 0
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 300 300 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 300 300 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 300 300 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 200 300 100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2010 2020 Numeric
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Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 200 200 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 200 200 0
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 100 100 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 100 100 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 100 100 0
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 100 100 0
ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 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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