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List of Industries Employing Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

The following industries employ Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive ,  SOC Code  43-6014  (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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Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 19,000 19,800 800
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 11,600 13,000 1,400
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 10,600 11,600 1,000
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 9,600 9,800 200
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 7,500 10,800 3,300
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 6,500 6,400 -100
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 5,700 5,600 -100
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 5,600 6,600 1,000
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 4,800 4,900 100
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 4,300 5,300 1,000
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 4,100 4,300 200
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 4,100 5,000 900
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 4,000 4,500 500
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 3,900 4,100 200
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 3,800 4,600 800
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 3,600 4,700 1,100
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 3,500 3,900 400
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 3,200 3,200 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 3,200 3,300 100
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 2,700 2,900 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 2,700 3,300 600
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 2,500 3,400 900
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 2,500 2,900 400
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 2,300 2,400 100
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 2,100 2,600 500
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 2,100 2,100 0
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 2,000 2,100 100
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 1,900 2,300 400
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 1,800 2,100 300
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 1,800 2,100 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 1,600 1,800 200
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 1,600 1,700 100
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 1,600 1,700 100
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 1,600 1,600 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 1,400 1,300 -100
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 1,300 1,200 -100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 1,300 1,800 500
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 1,300 1,700 400
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 1,100 1,400 300
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,000 900 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 1,000 900 -100
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 1,000 800 -200
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 900 900 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 900 1,200 300
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 900 1,000 100
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 900 1,000 100
Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 800 900 100
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 800 1,000 200
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 800 700 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 800 700 -100
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 800 800 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 700 800 100
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 700 700 0
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 700 1,300 600
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 700 800 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 700 700 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 700 700 0
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 700 700 0
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 600 600 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 600 600 0
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 600 700 100
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 500 500 0
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 500 600 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 500 500 0
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 500 700 200
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 500 500 0
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 500 700 200
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 500 500 0
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 400 600 200
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 400 400 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 400 400 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 400 400 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 400 500 100
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 400 400 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 400 300 -100
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 400 500 100
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 300 500 200
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443000 ) 300 300 0
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 300 300 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 300 300 0
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 300 300 0
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 300 400 100
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 300 300 0
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 300 400 100
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 300 300 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 300 200 -100
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 300 300 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 300 400 100
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 200 200 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 200 200 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 200 200 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 200 200 0
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211000 ) 200 200 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 200 200 0
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 200 200 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Natural Gas Distribution   (NAICS 221200 ) 200 200 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 200 200 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 200 200 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 200 200 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 200 200 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 100 0
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Scheduled Air Transportation   (NAICS 481100 ) 100 100 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 100 100 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 100 100 0
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 100 100 0
Private Households   (NAICS 814000 ) 100 100 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 100 100 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324000 ) 100 100 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 100 100 0
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 100 200 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 100 100 0
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 100 100 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 100 200 100
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 100 100 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 100 100 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213000 ) 100 100 0
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 100 100 0
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals   (NAICS 622200 ) 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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