Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Medical Assistants

The following industries employ Medical Assistants ,  SOC Code  31-9092  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)  (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
Change
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 51,500 62,700 11,200
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 9,200 13,100 3,900
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 9,200 10,200 1,000
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 6,000 7,300 1,300
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,100 1,500 400
Offices of Dentists   (NAICS 621200 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 500 500 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 500 800 300
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 400 500 100
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 400 600 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 400 500 100
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 300 400 100
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 300 400 100
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 100 100 0
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 100 100 0
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 100 100 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 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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