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List of Industries Employing Photographers

The following industries employ Photographers ,  SOC Code  27-4021  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)  (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
Other Professional & Technical Services  (NAICS 541900 ) 3,700 3,600 -100
Motion Picture and Video Industries  (NAICS 512100 ) 600 600 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers  (NAICS 511100 ) 300 200 -100
Radio and Television Broadcasting  (NAICS 515100 ) 200 200 0
Local Government  (NAICS 999300 ) 100 100 0
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses  (NAICS 454100 ) 100 100 0
Colleges and Universities  (NAICS 611300 ) 0 100 100
Automobile Dealers  (NAICS 441100 ) 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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