Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Machinists

The following industries employ Machinists ,  SOC Code  51-4041  (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 2010 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 8,600 10,300 1,700
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 3,400 4,200 800
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,600 2,600 1,000
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 900 1,000 100
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 800 800 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 800 900 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 800 900 100
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 600 700 100
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 600 700 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 500 400 -100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 500 500 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 400 400 0
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 400 400 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 400 500 100
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 300 300 0
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 300 300 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 300 300 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 200 200 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 200 200 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 200 300 100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 200 200 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 100 100 0
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 100 100 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 100 100 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 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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