Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Security Guards

The following industries employ Security Guards ,  SOC Code  33-9032  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Short-term on-the-job training  (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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Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 94,100 110,600 16,500
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 6,200 6,700 500
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 3,100 3,300 200
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 2,700 2,800 100
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)   (NAICS 722400 ) 2,400 2,600 200
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 800 1,200 400
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493100 ) 800 1,000 200
Gambling Industries   (NAICS 713200 ) 800 900 100
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 800 800 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 800 900 100
Facilities Support Services   (NAICS 561200 ) 700 900 200
Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 700 800 100
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 600 700 100
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 600 700 100
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 500 500 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 500 700 200
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 400 400 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 400 600 200
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 300 300 0
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 300 300 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 300 300 0
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 200 200 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 200 200 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 200 200 0
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 200 200 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 200 200 0
Clothing Stores   (NAICS 448100 ) 200 200 0
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443100 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 100 200 100
Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 100 100 0
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 100 100 0
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 100 100 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 100 100 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 100 100 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 100 100 0
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 100 100 0
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 100 100 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 100 100 0
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 100 100 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 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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