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List of Industries Employing Office Clerks, General

The following industries employ Office Clerks, General ,  SOC Code  43-9061  (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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Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 26,500 29,200 2,700
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 26,500 29,600 3,100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 24,500 25,000 500
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 16,200 16,800 600
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 15,000 15,500 500
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 7,900 11,200 3,300
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 7,600 9,500 1,900
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 7,400 9,000 1,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 6,900 7,100 200
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 5,500 7,100 1,600
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 5,300 6,200 900
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 5,100 5,200 100
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 4,800 4,800 0
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 4,400 4,400 0
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 4,200 4,400 200
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 4,200 5,100 900
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 4,000 4,200 200
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 3,800 4,300 500
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 3,700 3,900 200
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 3,600 3,600 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 3,200 3,500 300
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 3,200 3,700 500
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 3,200 3,400 200
Offices of Dentists   (NAICS 621200 ) 2,800 3,100 300
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 2,600 3,200 600
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 2,600 2,800 200
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 2,600 2,900 300
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 2,600 3,500 900
Civic and Social Organizations   (NAICS 813400 ) 2,400 2,400 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 2,300 2,400 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 2,300 3,100 800
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 2,200 2,500 300
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 2,200 2,600 400
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 2,100 2,100 0
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 2,000 2,800 800
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 2,000 1,900 -100
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 1,900 2,000 100
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 1,900 2,300 400
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 1,700 1,700 0
Natural Gas Distribution   (NAICS 221200 ) 1,700 1,800 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 1,600 2,100 500
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 1,600 2,300 700
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 1,600 1,700 100
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 1,600 1,700 100
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 1,500 1,900 400
Grantmaking and Giving Services   (NAICS 813200 ) 1,500 1,500 0
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,500 1,300 -200
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 1,400 1,800 400
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 1,400 1,600 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 1,300 1,300 0
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 1,300 1,300 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 1,200 1,200 0
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 1,200 1,500 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 1,100 1,400 300
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 1,000 900 -100
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 1,000 800 -200
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 900 1,000 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 900 1,100 200
Child Day Care Services   (NAICS 624400 ) 900 900 0
Social Advocacy Organizations   (NAICS 813300 ) 900 1,000 100
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 800 900 100
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 800 600 -200
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 800 1,000 200
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 800 800 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 800 800 0
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 800 900 100
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 800 800 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 700 600 -100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 700 500 -200
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 700 600 -100
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 700 600 -100
Jewelry, Luggage & Leather Goods Stores   (NAICS 448300 ) 600 500 -100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 600 600 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 600 600 0
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 600 600 0
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 600 900 300
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 600 500 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 600 800 200
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 600 600 0
Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 600 700 100
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 600 600 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 600 800 200
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 600 600 0
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 500 600 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 500 600 100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 500 400 -100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 500 500 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 500 400 -100
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 500 500 0
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 500 500 0
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 500 800 300
Couriers and Messengers   (NAICS 492000 ) 500 600 100
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 500 600 100
Household Goods Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811400 ) 400 400 0
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 400 300 -100
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 400 400 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 400 500 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 400 500 100
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 400 500 100
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 400 500 100
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals   (NAICS 622200 ) 400 400 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 400 400 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 300 400 100
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 300 300 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 300 300 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 300 400 100
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 300 300 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 300 300 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 300 300 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 300 300 0
Gasoline Stations   (NAICS 447000 ) 300 300 0
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 300 400 100
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 300 300 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 300 300 0
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 300 400 100
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 300 500 200
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 300 300 0
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 200 200 0
Gambling Industries   (NAICS 713200 ) 200 200 0
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 200 200 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 200 200 0
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 200 100 -100
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 200 100 -100
Facilities Support Services   (NAICS 561200 ) 200 200 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 200 200 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 200 200 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 200 200 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 200 300 100
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 200 200 0
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 200 200 0
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 100 100 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 100 0
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211000 ) 100 100 0
Mining (except Oil and Gas)   (NAICS 212000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 100 100 0
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores   (NAICS 445300 ) 100 100 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 100 100 0
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)   (NAICS 722400 ) 100 100 0
Scheduled Air Transportation   (NAICS 481100 ) 100 100 0
Support Activities for Water Transport   (NAICS 488300 ) 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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