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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 2014 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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Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 13,800 12,300 -1,500
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 7,300 6,800 -500
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 7,100 6,400 -700
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 4,600 5,200 600
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 4,200 4,100 -100
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 4,000 3,700 -300
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 3,800 3,800 0
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 3,800 4,900 1,100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 3,600 4,200 600
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 3,600 3,900 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 3,400 3,400 0
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 2,900 3,200 300
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 2,700 2,400 -300
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 2,700 2,800 100
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 2,500 2,800 300
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 2,500 2,300 -200
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 2,500 3,000 500
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 2,400 2,300 -100
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 2,300 2,300 0
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 2,300 2,500 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 2,200 2,300 100
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 2,200 2,000 -200
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 2,100 2,200 100
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 2,000 1,900 -100
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 1,900 1,800 -100
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 1,900 1,600 -300
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 1,800 1,800 0
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 1,600 1,900 300
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 1,600 1,400 -200
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 1,600 1,500 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 1,500 1,200 -300
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 1,500 1,400 -100
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 1,500 1,400 -100
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 1,500 1,400 -100
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 1,500 1,500 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 1,300 1,200 -100
Offices of Dentists   (NAICS 621200 ) 1,300 1,200 -100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,300 1,000 -300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 1,200 1,500 300
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 1,100 1,000 -100
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 1,100 900 -200
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 1,000 1,000 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 900 800 -100
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 900 700 -200
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 900 800 -100
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 900 900 0
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 900 1,000 100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 900 800 -100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 800 600 -200
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 800 800 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 800 800 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 800 700 -100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 800 800 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 700 700 0
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 700 400 -300
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 700 1,000 300
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443000 ) 700 500 -200
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 700 600 -100
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 600 600 0
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 600 600 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 600 500 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 600 600 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 600 400 -200
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 600 400 -200
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 600 600 0
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 600 800 200
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 600 600 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 600 600 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 600 600 0
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 600 500 -100
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 600 600 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 500 600 100
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 500 400 -100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 500 400 -100
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 500 400 -100
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 500 400 -100
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 500 600 100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 500 500 0
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 500 500 0
Clothing Stores   (NAICS 448100 ) 500 400 -100
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 500 400 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 500 500 0
Gambling Industries   (NAICS 713200 ) 500 500 0
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 500 500 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 400 400 0
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 400 400 0
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 400 400 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 400 400 0
Jewelry, Luggage & Leather Goods Stores   (NAICS 448300 ) 400 300 -100
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 400 300 -100
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 400 500 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 400 400 0
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 400 500 100
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 400 400 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 400 400 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 400 400 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 400 400 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 400 400 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 300 200 -100
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 300 200 -100
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 300 400 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 300 300 0
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 300 300 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 300 300 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 300 200 -100
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 300 300 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 300 300 0
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 300 300 0
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 300 200 -100
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 300 200 -100
Household Goods Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811400 ) 300 200 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 300 300 0
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 300 200 -100
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 300 400 100
Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 300 200 -100
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 300 200 -100
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 300 300 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 300 300 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 200 200 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 200 200 0
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 200 200 0
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)   (NAICS 722400 ) 200 200 0
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 200 200 0
Support Activities, Road Transportation   (NAICS 488400 ) 200 200 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 200 200 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 200 200 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 200 100 -100
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 200 200 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 200 200 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 200 100 -100
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 200 100 -100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 200 200 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 200 200 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 200 200 0
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 200 100 -100
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 100 100 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 100 100 0
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 100 0 -100
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 100 100 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 100 100 0
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 100 100 0
Facilities Support Services   (NAICS 561200 ) 100 100 0
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211000 ) 100 100 0
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213000 ) 100 100 0
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 100 100 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Couriers and Messengers   (NAICS 492000 ) 100 100 0
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 0 -100
Book, Periodical, and Music Stores   (NAICS 451200 ) 100 100 0
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 100 100 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 100 100 0
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 100 100 0
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 100 100 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 100 100 0
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores   (NAICS 445300 ) 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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