Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Food Preparation Workers

The following industries employ Food Preparation Workers ,  SOC Code  35-2021  (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 2010 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Limited-Service Eating Places   (NAICS 722590 ) 38,900 50,500 11,600
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722511 ) 27,200 35,000 7,800
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 7,200 6,000 -1,200
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 4,500 5,800 1,300
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 3,800 4,500 700
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 3,100 3,100 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 2,700 2,500 -200
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 2,500 2,700 200
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 1,200 1,700 500
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals   (NAICS 622200 ) 800 900 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 500 700 200
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 500 700 200
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 500 500 0
Gasoline Stations   (NAICS 447000 ) 400 300 -100
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 400 500 100
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 300 400 100
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 200 200 0
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 200 300 100
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 200 200 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 100 0 -100
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 100 100 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 100 100 0
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 100 100 0
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 100 100 0
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 100 100 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 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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