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List of Industries Employing Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

The following industries employ Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand ,  SOC Code  53-7062  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Short-term on-the-job training  (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 ) 75,500 88,800 13,300
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 21,600 29,700 8,100
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 11,100 12,900 1,800
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 7,200 7,100 -100
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 6,700 8,600 1,900
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 6,300 7,400 1,100
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 5,400 6,000 600
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 4,800 5,600 800
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 4,200 4,500 300
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 4,200 4,600 400
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 3,400 3,800 400
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 3,400 3,800 400
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 3,400 3,700 300
Scheduled Air Transportation   (NAICS 481100 ) 3,300 3,700 400
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 3,200 3,500 300
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 3,200 4,200 1,000
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 2,900 3,500 600
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 2,900 3,300 400
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 2,900 3,300 400
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 2,700 2,900 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 2,600 2,200 -400
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 2,600 3,100 500
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 2,500 3,300 800
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 2,000 2,300 300
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 1,900 2,000 100
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 1,900 2,100 200
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 1,800 1,800 0
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 1,800 2,200 400
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,600 2,400 800
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 1,300 1,700 400
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 1,100 1,100 0
Support Activities, Road Transportation   (NAICS 488400 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 1,000 800 -200
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 900 1,200 300
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 900 800 -100
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 800 900 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 800 900 100
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 800 800 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 800 800 0
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 700 900 200
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 700 700 0
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 700 800 100
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 700 900 200
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 700 600 -100
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 700 600 -100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 700 1,000 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 700 800 100
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 600 700 100
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 600 700 100
General Rental Centers   (NAICS 532300 ) 600 500 -100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 600 600 0
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 500 600 100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 500 600 100
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 500 600 100
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 500 500 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 500 400 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 500 400 -100
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 500 400 -100
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 500 600 100
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 500 600 100
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 500 600 100
Private Households   (NAICS 814000 ) 400 400 0
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 400 500 100
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 400 400 0
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 400 400 0
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 400 600 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 400 400 0
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 400 600 200
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213000 ) 400 400 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 400 500 100
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 400 400 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 400 400 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 300 300 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 300 400 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 300 300 0
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 300 300 0
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 300 400 100
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 300 400 100
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 300 300 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 300 300 0
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 300 300 0
Other Personal Services   (NAICS 812900 ) 200 300 100
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 200 200 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 200 200 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 200 200 0
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 200 300 100
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 200 200 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 200 100 -100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 200 200 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 200 200 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 200 200 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 100 100 0
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 100 200 100
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 100 100 0
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 100 100 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 100 100 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 100 100 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 100 100 0
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 100 200 100
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 100 200 100
Mining (except Oil and Gas)   (NAICS 212000 ) 100 100 0
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 100 100 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324000 ) 100 100 0
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 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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