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List of Industries Employing Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

The following industries employ Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers ,  SOC Code  51-9061  (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 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 4,600 5,400 800
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 3,700 3,500 -200
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 3,600 3,900 300
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 3,000 3,100 100
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 2,100 1,900 -200
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 2,100 2,500 400
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 1,900 2,000 100
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 1,700 1,400 -300
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 1,500 1,100 -400
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 1,500 1,800 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 1,300 1,200 -100
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,300 1,900 600
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 900 800 -100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 800 1,000 200
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 700 900 200
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 700 700 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 600 600 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 600 700 100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 600 500 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 600 600 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 500 500 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 500 500 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 500 600 100
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 500 500 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 500 500 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 400 400 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 400 400 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 400 500 100
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 400 400 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 400 500 100
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 400 400 0
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 400 500 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 400 400 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 300 300 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 300 300 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 300 300 0
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 300 400 100
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 300 300 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 200 200 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 200 200 0
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 200 100 -100
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 200 200 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 200 200 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 200 200 0
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 200 200 0
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 200 200 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 200 300 100
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 200 200 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 100 100 0
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 100 100 0
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 100 100 0
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 100 100 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324000 ) 100 100 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 100 100 0
Mining (except Oil and Gas)   (NAICS 212000 ) 100 100 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 100 100 0
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 0 100 100
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 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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