Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

The following industries employ Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators ,  SOC Code  47-2073  (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 2010 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2010 2020 Numeric
Change
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 6,400 9,000 2,600
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 3,300 4,100 800
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 3,000 3,900 900
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 2,700 3,000 300
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 900 1,000 100
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 700 900 200
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 600 700 100
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 600 700 100
Mining (except Oil and Gas)   (NAICS 212000 ) 500 400 -100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 400 500 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2010 2020 Numeric
Change
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 400 300 -100
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 200 200 0
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 200 300 100
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211000 ) 100 100 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 100 100 0
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213000 ) 100 100 0
Private Households   (NAICS 814000 ) 0 100 100

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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