Skip to Main Content
Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

List of Occupations Employed in General Medical and Surgical Hospitals

The following occupations are employed in General Medical and Surgical Hospitals  NAICS Code  622100   (2).

This list is sorted by the 2016 employment from largest to smallest.  Return to the Search Page.

Additional Resources for Career Development

SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-1141 Registered Nurses
166,900 185,100 18,200
31-1014 Nursing Assistants
25,400 26,900 1,500
43-6013 Medical Secretaries
16,600 18,300 1,700
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
11,400 12,000 600
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists
11,100 13,500 2,400
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers
10,500 11,100 600
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
9,100 7,600 -1,500
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists
8,400 8,900 500
29-1051 Pharmacists
8,200 8,600 400
31-9092 Medical Assistants
8,100 9,500 1,400
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
7,100 7,500 400
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
6,400 6,800 400
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
6,300 6,000 -300
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
6,200 6,600 400
29-2055 Surgical Technologists
5,900 6,200 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
5,800 6,200 400
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
5,600 6,000 400
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
5,400 5,400 0
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
5,000 4,500 -500
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
4,900 5,200 300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
4,600 4,900 300
29-1123 Physical Therapists
4,500 4,800 300
31-9097 Phlebotomists
4,500 4,800 300
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers
4,500 4,800 300
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
4,400 4,600 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers
4,300 4,500 200
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
4,200 4,500 300
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
4,200 4,500 300
31-1015 Orderlies
3,600 3,800 200
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
3,400 3,600 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
3,300 3,500 200
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
3,100 3,600 500
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
3,000 3,300 300
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners
3,000 3,800 800
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
3,000 3,000 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners
2,800 3,000 200
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
2,700 2,900 200
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
2,700 2,900 200
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
2,600 2,600 0
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
2,600 2,800 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-1122 Occupational Therapists
2,300 2,400 100
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers
2,200 2,200 0
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks
2,100 2,200 100
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
2,000 2,200 200
13-1111 Management Analysts
2,000 2,100 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
1,900 1,900 0
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
1,900 1,900 0
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
1,900 1,400 -500
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other
1,800 1,900 100
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists
1,800 2,000 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
1,800 1,900 100
11-3031 Financial Managers
1,500 1,700 200
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers
1,500 1,600 100
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists
1,400 1,100 -300
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians
1,400 1,500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
1,400 1,300 -100
11-9199 Managers, All Other
1,300 1,400 100
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
1,300 1,400 100
21-1091 Health Educators
1,300 1,400 100
29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
1,200 1,200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists
1,200 1,300 100
31-1011 Home Health Aides
1,200 1,200 0
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
1,200 1,100 -100
29-1071 Physician Assistants
1,100 1,400 300
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
1,100 1,200 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
21-1094 Community Health Workers*
1,100 1,100 0
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
1,000 1,100 100
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants
1,000 1,000 0
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
1,000 1,000 0
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides
900 900 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
900 900 0
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants
900 900 0
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
900 900 0
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
900 900 0
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists
800 500 -300
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
700 700 0
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists
700 800 100
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other
700 700 0
15-1131 Computer Programmers
700 600 -100
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
700 700 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
700 700 0
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides
700 700 0
29-1124 Radiation Therapists
700 700 0
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Ag, Constr, Health-Safety, and Transportation
600 600 0
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
600 600 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers
500 500 0
43-4071 File Clerks
500 400 -100
11-3121 Human Resources Managers
500 600 100
13-2051 Financial Analysts
500 600 100
21-2011 Clergy
500 500 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators
400 500 100
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
400 400 0
19-4021 Biological Technicians
400 500 100
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
400 400 0
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
13-2071 Loan Counselors
400 400 0
13-1131 Fundraisers
400 500 100
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers
400 500 100
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
400 200 -200
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
400 500 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
400 400 0
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
400 400 0
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
400 400 0
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
400 400 0
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
400 400 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
400 400 0
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers
300 200 -100
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
300 300 0
43-3061 Procurement Clerks
300 300 0
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
35-9021 Dishwashers
300 300 0
41-2011 Cashiers
300 300 0
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides
300 300 0
29-1125 Recreational Therapists
300 300 0
29-1151 Nurse Anesthetists
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-1067 Surgeons
300 300 0
11-1011 Chief Executives
300 200 -100
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
300 300 0
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
300 400 100
13-2031 Budget Analysts
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
15-1143 Computer Network Architects*
300 300 0
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications
300 300 0
21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists
300 300 0
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors
300 300 0
29-1021 Dentists, General
300 300 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists
300 400 100
29-1063 Internists, General
300 300 0
29-1065 Pediatricians, General
200 200 0
29-1066 Psychiatrists
200 200 0
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
200 200 0
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other
200 200 0
15-2041 Statisticians
200 200 0
17-2199 Engineers, All Other
200 200 0
11-3131 Training and Development Managers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
11-2021 Marketing Managers
200 300 100
11-2031 Public Relations Managers
200 200 0
15-1141 Database Administrators
200 200 0
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other
200 200 0
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
200 300 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
31-9091 Dental Assistants
200 200 0
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides
200 200 0
31-2011 Occupational Therapist Assistants
200 200 0
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
200 200 0
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers
200 300 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
47-2031 Carpenters
200 200 0
47-2111 Electricians
200 300 100
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
200 200 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
200 200 0
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
200 200 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
47-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
100 100 0
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
100 100 0
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
100 100 0
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
100 100 0
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
43-9011 Computer Operators
100 100 0
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks
100 0 -100
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
100 100 0
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians
100 100 0
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
100 100 0
31-2012 Occupational Therapist Aides
100 100 0
29-9092 Genetic Counselors
100 100 0
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other
100 100 0
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
39-9032 Recreation Workers
100 200 100
39-6012 Concierges
100 100 0
43-2021 Telephone Operators
100 100 0
29-1181 Audiologists
100 100 0
29-1161 Nurse Midwives
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
29-1128 Exercise Physiologists
100 100 0
29-1129 Therapists, All Other
100 100 0
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing
100 100 0
29-2091 Orthotists and Prosthetists
100 100 0
11-9021 Construction Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
11-9051 Food Service Managers
100 200 100
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
100 100 0
11-9161 Emergency Management Directors
100 100 0
11-3061 Purchasing Managers
100 100 0
11-3111 Compensation and Benefits Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software
100 100 0
15-1122 Information Security Analysts
100 100 0
19-1022 Microbiologists
100 100 0
19-1041 Epidemiologists
100 100 0
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2016 2026 Numeric
Change
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers
100 100 0
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
100 100 0
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
100 100 0
29-1041 Optometrists
100 100 0
29-1061 Anesthesiologists
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

Additional Career Information