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 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
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 10,800 13,300 2,500
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 2,500 2,600 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,900 2,500 600
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 1,600 1,900 300
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 900 900 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 900 800 -100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 700 800 100
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 600 800 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 600 700 100
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 500 600 100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 500 700 200
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 400 500 100
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 300 300 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 300 300 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 300 400 100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 200 200 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 200 200 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 100 200 100
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 100 200 100
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 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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