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List of Industries Employing Receptionists and Information Clerks

The following industries employ Receptionists and Information Clerks ,  SOC Code  43-4171  (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 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 14,900 19,300 4,400
Personal Care Services   (NAICS 812100 ) 6,700 8,000 1,300
Offices of Dentists   (NAICS 621200 ) 6,600 7,600 1,000
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 4,200 4,300 100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 3,900 4,200 300
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 3,800 3,600 -200
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 3,700 5,100 1,400
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 3,500 4,300 800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 2,300 2,500 200
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 1,900 2,800 900
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 1,700 1,700 0
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 1,700 1,900 200
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 1,600 1,500 -100
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 1,600 1,500 -100
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,500 2,000 500
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 1,400 1,300 -100
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,300 1,300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 1,200 1,200 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 1,100 1,300 200
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 1,100 1,400 300
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 1,100 1,300 200
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 800 800 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 800 800 0
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 700 700 0
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 700 700 0
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 600 800 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 500 400 -100
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 500 600 100
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 500 800 300
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 500 600 100
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 500 600 100
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 400 400 0
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 400 400 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 400 400 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 400 400 0
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 400 400 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 400 600 200
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 400 600 200
Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 400 500 100
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 400 400 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 300 300 0
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 300 300 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 300 200 -100
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 300 300 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 300 300 0
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 300 300 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 300 300 0
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 300 400 100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 300 300 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 300 300 0
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 300 300 0
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 300 300 0
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 300 300 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 300 300 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 200 200 0
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 200 200 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 200 200 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 200 200 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 200 200 0
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 200 200 0
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443000 ) 200 100 -100
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 200 200 0
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 200 200 0
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 200 200 0
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 200 300 100
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 200 200 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 200 200 0
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 200 200 0
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 200 200 0
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 200 100 -100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 200 200 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 200 200 0
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 200 200 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 100 100 0
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals   (NAICS 622200 ) 100 100 0
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 100 100 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 100 100 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 100 100 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 100 100 0
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 100 100 0
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 100 100 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 100 200 100
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 100 100 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 100 100 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 100 100 0
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 100 100 0
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 100 100 0
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 100 0 -100
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 100 100 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 100 100 0
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 100 100 0
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 100 0 -100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 100 200 100
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 100 100 0
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 100 100 0
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 100 100 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 100 100 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 100 100 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 100 100 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 100 100 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 100 100 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 0 -100
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 100 100 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 100 100 0
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 100 100 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 100 100 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 100 100 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 0 -100
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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