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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 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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Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 7,600 7,900 300
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 6,600 6,200 -400
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 5,400 5,100 -300
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 4,400 5,700 1,300
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 3,200 3,500 300
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 3,100 2,800 -300
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 3,000 3,800 800
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 3,000 2,900 -100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 2,700 2,700 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 2,700 2,900 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 1,600 1,700 100
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 1,400 1,400 0
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 1,200 1,200 0
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 1,100 1,000 -100
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 1,000 800 -200
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 1,000 900 -100
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 900 700 -200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 900 800 -100
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 800 1,100 300
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 800 600 -200
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 800 700 -100
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 800 800 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 700 700 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 700 600 -100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 700 800 100
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 600 600 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 600 700 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 600 600 0
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 600 700 100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 500 400 -100
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 500 600 100
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 500 500 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 500 500 0
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 400 400 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 400 400 0
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 400 400 0
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 400 400 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 400 400 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 400 400 0
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 400 500 100
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 400 300 -100
ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 300 400 100
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 300 300 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 300 300 0
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 300 400 100
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 300 400 100
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 200 200 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 200 300 100
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 200 200 0
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 200 200 0
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 200 200 0
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 200 200 0
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 200 200 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 200 200 0
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 200 100 -100
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 200 200 0
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 200 100 -100
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 200 200 0
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 200 300 100
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 200 200 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 200 200 0
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 200 200 0
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 200 200 0
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 200 300 100
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 200 200 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 100 100 0
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 100 100 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 100 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 100 100 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 100 100 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 100 0
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 100 100 0
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 100 100 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 100 100 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 100 100 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 100 100 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 100 100 0
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 100 100 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 100 100 0
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 100 100 0
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 100 0 -100
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 100 100 0
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 100 100 0
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 100 100 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 100 100 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 100 100 0
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 100 100 0
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 100 100 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 100 100 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 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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