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List of Industries Employing Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

The following industries employ Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants ,  SOC Code  43-6011  (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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Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 8,200 7,900 -300
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 5,000 7,200 2,200
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 4,900 4,900 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 4,800 4,800 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 3,700 4,200 500
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 3,400 3,400 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 3,200 2,900 -300
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 2,900 3,100 200
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 2,900 3,000 100
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 2,800 3,000 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 2,800 3,100 300
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 2,500 2,900 400
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 2,200 2,100 -100
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 1,700 2,000 300
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 1,200 1,000 -200
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 1,100 1,000 -100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 1,100 1,000 -100
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 900 900 0
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 900 900 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 900 700 -200
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 900 700 -200
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 900 800 -100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 800 700 -100
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 700 900 200
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 700 900 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 700 800 100
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 700 800 100
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 600 600 0
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 600 600 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 600 500 -100
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 600 600 0
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 500 600 100
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 500 600 100
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 500 500 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 500 400 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 500 500 0
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519100 ) 500 600 100
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 400 400 0
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 400 400 0
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 400 500 100
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 400 400 0
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 400 500 100
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712100 ) 400 400 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 400 600 200
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 300 400 100
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 300 300 0
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 300 200 -100
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 300 200 -100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 300 300 0
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 300 300 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 300 300 0
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 300 300 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 300 200 -100
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 200 200 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 200 200 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 200 200 0
Data Processing and Related Services   (NAICS 518200 ) 200 200 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 200 200 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 200 100 -100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 200 200 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 200 200 0
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 200 200 0
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493100 ) 200 200 0
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 200 200 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 200 200 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 200 200 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 200 200 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 200 200 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 200 300 100
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 200 200 0
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 200 200 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 100 100 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 100 100 0
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 100 100 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 100 100 0
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213100 ) 100 100 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 100 100 0
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 100 100 0
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 100 100 0
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 100 200 100
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446100 ) 100 100 0
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 100 100 0
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 100 200 100
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 100 0 -100
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 100 100 0
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 100 100 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 100 100 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 100 100 0
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323100 ) 100 100 0
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 100 100 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 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
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 100 100 0
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 100 100 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 100 100 0
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211100 ) 100 100 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 100 100 0
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 100 100 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 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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