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List of Industries Employing Medical Secretaries

The following industries employ Medical Secretaries ,  SOC Code  43-6013  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Post secondary vocational 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 ) 21,800 28,200 6,400
Offices of Dentists   (NAICS 621200 ) 17,500 20,100 2,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 15,100 16,200 1,100
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 8,400 10,300 1,900
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 3,300 4,700 1,400
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 1,400 1,700 300
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 900 1,100 200
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 800 1,200 400
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 700 800 100
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 300 300 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 200 200 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 200 200 0
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 200 300 100
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 200 200 0
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 100 100 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 100 100 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 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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