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List of Industries Employing Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

The following industries employ Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics ,  SOC Code  49-3023  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Post secondary vocational 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
Change
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 24,000 25,400 1,400
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 21,400 24,300 2,900
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 6,700 7,200 500
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,400 1,400 0
Gasoline Stations   (NAICS 447000 ) 800 700 -100
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 400 400 0
Support Activities, Road Transportation   (NAICS 488400 ) 200 200 0
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 200 200 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 200 200 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 200 200 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 200 200 0
Couriers and Messengers   (NAICS 492000 ) 100 100 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 100 100 0
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 100 100 0
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services   (NAICS 621900 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 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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