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List of Industries Employing Electricians

The following industries employ Electricians ,  SOC Code  47-2111  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Long-term on-the-job training (> 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
Change
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 40,000 56,100 16,100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 2,600 2,800 200
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 1,200 1,500 300
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 900 1,000 100
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 800 1,100 300
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 600 700 100
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 600 700 100
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 500 500 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 300 300 0
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 300 300 0
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 300 300 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 200 300 100
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 200 200 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 100 100 0
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 100 100 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 100 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 100 100 0
Facilities Support Services   (NAICS 561200 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Oil and Gas Extraction   (NAICS 211000 ) 100 100 0
Mining (except Oil and Gas)   (NAICS 212000 ) 100 100 0
Power Generation and Supply   (NAICS 221100 ) 100 100 0
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing   (NAICS 336100 ) 100 100 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 100 100 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 100 200 100

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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