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List of Industries Employing Chefs and Head Cooks

The following industries employ Chefs and Head Cooks ,  SOC Code  35-1011  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Post secondary vocational 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
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 8,500 9,900 1,400
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 600 700 100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 500 500 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 200 100 -100
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 100 100 0
Private Households   (NAICS 814000 ) 100 100 0
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 100 100 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 100 100 0
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 100 100 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 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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