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List of Industries Employing Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

The following industries employ Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ,  SOC Code  43-3031  (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
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Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 12,500 13,600 1,100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 8,000 8,600 600
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 7,000 8,200 1,200
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 5,300 5,600 300
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 4,700 6,400 1,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 4,100 4,300 200
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 3,900 4,600 700
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 3,300 4,200 900
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 3,200 4,300 1,100
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 3,000 3,300 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 2,800 3,100 300
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 2,700 3,600 900
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 2,600 3,200 600
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 2,600 2,600 0
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 2,400 4,100 1,700
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 2,300 2,700 400
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 2,300 2,900 600
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 2,300 2,800 500
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 2,200 2,300 100
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 2,100 2,700 600
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 2,100 2,700 600
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 2,000 2,400 400
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 2,000 2,300 300
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 1,900 2,100 200
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 1,800 2,500 700
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 1,800 2,000 200
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 1,700 2,000 300
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 1,700 1,800 100
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 1,200 1,700 500
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 1,200 1,400 200
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 1,100 1,600 500
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 1,100 1,400 300
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 1,100 1,500 400
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 1,100 1,000 -100
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Offices of Dentists   (NAICS 621200 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,000 1,100 100
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 1,000 1,200 200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 900 800 -100
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 800 900 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 800 800 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 800 1,000 200
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 800 1,000 200
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 800 900 100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 700 700 0
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 700 600 -100
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446100 ) 700 700 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 700 800 100
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 700 900 200
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 700 900 200
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 700 500 -200
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323100 ) 700 500 -200
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 600 500 -100
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 600 700 100
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 600 600 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493100 ) 600 700 100
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 600 700 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 600 800 200
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 600 600 0
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 500 700 200
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 500 600 100
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 500 600 100
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 500 500 0
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519100 ) 500 700 200
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 500 900 400
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443100 ) 500 500 0
Clothing Stores   (NAICS 448100 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 500 500 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 500 500 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 500 600 100
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 500 600 100
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 500 500 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 500 400 -100
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 400 300 -100
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 400 400 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 400 400 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 400 500 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 400 500 100
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 400 500 100
Gasoline Stations   (NAICS 447100 ) 400 500 100
Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 400 400 0
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 400 500 100
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 400 500 100
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 400 400 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 400 500 100
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 400 400 0
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 400 400 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 300 300 0
Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 300 400 100
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 300 500 200
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 300 300 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 300 400 100
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 300 300 0
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 300 300 0
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 300 300 0
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 300 400 100
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 300 400 100
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 300 400 100
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 300 400 100
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 300 300 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 300 300 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 300 400 100
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 300 400 100
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 300 300 0
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 300 200 -100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 200 200 0
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 200 200 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 200 200 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 200 300 100
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 200 200 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 200 200 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 200 200 0
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 200 200 0
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 200 200 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712100 ) 200 200 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 200 200 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 200 300 100
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 200 200 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 200 200 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 200 200 0
Jewelry, Luggage & Leather Goods Stores   (NAICS 448300 ) 200 200 0
Couriers and Messengers   (NAICS 492000 ) 200 200 0
Support Activities, Road Transportation   (NAICS 488400 ) 200 200 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Data Processing and Related Services   (NAICS 518200 ) 200 300 100
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 200 200 0
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 200 200 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 200 200 0
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 200 300 100
Household Goods Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811400 ) 200 300 100
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 100 100 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 100 200 100
General Rental Centers   (NAICS 532300 ) 100 100 0
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Support Activities for Water Transport   (NAICS 488300 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 100 0
Book, Periodical, and Music Stores   (NAICS 451200 ) 100 100 0
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 100 100 0
Scheduled Air Transportation   (NAICS 481100 ) 100 100 0
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 100 100 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 100 100 0
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 100 100 0
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 100 100 0
Gambling Industries   (NAICS 713200 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213100 ) 100 100 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 100 100 0
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 100 100 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 100 100 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 100 100 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324100 ) 100 100 0
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 100 100 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 100 0
Facilities Support Services   (NAICS 561200 ) 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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