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List of Industries Employing Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

The following industries employ Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers ,  SOC Code  51-6011  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 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
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 10,100 10,600 500
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 2,800 3,100 300
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 2,400 3,300 900
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 600 600 0
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 500 700 200
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 300 300 0
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 300 300 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 200 200 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 100 100 0
General Rental Centers   (NAICS 532300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 100 100 0
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 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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