Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Sewing Machine Operators

The following industries employ Sewing Machine Operators ,  SOC Code  51-6031  (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 2010 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2010 2020 Numeric
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Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 21,300 15,900 -5,400
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 2,900 2,200 -700
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 900 900 0
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 800 1,100 300
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 600 400 -200
Apparel Knitting Mills   (NAICS 315100 ) 500 200 -300
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 400 300 -100
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 200 200 0
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 200 200 0
Household Goods Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811400 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2010 2020 Numeric
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Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 100 100 0
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 100 100 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 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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