Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Construction Laborers

The following industries employ Construction Laborers ,  SOC Code  47-2061  (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
Change
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 14,700 23,600 8,900
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 13,000 17,400 4,400
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 9,000 12,000 3,000
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 8,800 10,800 2,000
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 8,200 12,300 4,100
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 7,100 9,200 2,100
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 6,000 7,600 1,600
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 3,800 4,900 1,100
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 2,700 2,100 -600
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 2,500 3,600 1,100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 2,200 2,300 100
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 1,200 1,400 200
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 300 300 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 300 300 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 300 400 100
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213100 ) 300 300 0
Private Households   (NAICS 814000 ) 100 100 0
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 100 100 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 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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