Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

The following industries employ Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers ,  SOC Code  51-4121  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Post secondary vocational training  (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
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Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 2,700 3,000 300
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 1,500 1,900 400
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 1,400 1,900 500
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 1,000 800 -200
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 900 900 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 700 600 -100
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213100 ) 600 700 100
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 600 500 -100
Natural Gas Distribution   (NAICS 221200 ) 500 500 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 500 500 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 500 500 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 500 500 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 400 500 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 400 600 200
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 300 300 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 300 200 -100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 300 300 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 200 200 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 200 300 100
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 200 200 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 100 100 0
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 100 200 100
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 100 200 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 100 100 0
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 100 0 -100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 100 100 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 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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