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Top 100 Popular Jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

What professions have the highest employment in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA? In this article we show the top 100 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA. We note that the total employment in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA is 5,541,000. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 159,640 people (2.88 percent of the total employment in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA). The second most common job is the office clerk, general profession which employs 130,690 people (2.36 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 100 Most Popular Jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
5,541,000
100.00% $38,290
2 Retail Salespersons
159,640
2.88% $21,980
3 Office Clerks, General
130,690
2.36% $30,500
4 Cashiers
126,880
2.29% $19,390
5 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
114,570
2.07% $18,880
6 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
113,490
2.05% $23,560
7 General and Operations Managers
102,100
1.84% $107,720
8 Waiters and Waitresses
96,410
1.74% $19,470
9 Registered Nurses
88,420
1.60% $93,590
10 Customer Service Representatives
83,890
1.51% $36,040
11 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
83,730
1.51% $23,050
12 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
78,920
1.42% $23,650
13 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
78,530
1.42% $37,270
14 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
69,310
1.25% $56,670
15 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
68,350
1.23% $40,700
16 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
63,760
1.15% $51,340
17 Security Guards
63,400
1.14% $23,450
18 Accountants and Auditors
61,810
1.12% $69,760
19 Other Business Operations Specialists
47,130
0.85% $72,820
20 Teacher Assistants
46,930
0.85% $30,270
21 Food Preparation Workers
46,130
0.83% $19,380
22 Restaurant Cooks
45,930
0.83% $23,080
23 Other Sales Representatives
45,530
0.82% $53,490
24 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
42,580
0.77% $74,380
25 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
41,810
0.75% $38,390
26 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
41,170
0.74% $38,710
27 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
40,730
0.74% $29,070
28 Fast Food Cooks
39,990
0.72% $18,930
29 Nursing Assistants
39,560
0.71% $27,690
30 Receptionists and Information Clerks
38,160
0.69% $28,800
31 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
37,600
0.68% $56,720
32 Team Assemblers
36,820
0.66% $24,940
33 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
35,420
0.64% $39,290
34 Packers and Packagers
35,090
0.63% $19,700
35 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
34,020
0.61% $22,410
36 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
33,550
0.61% $23,720
37 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
33,460
0.60% $29,140
38 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
32,650
0.59% $74,800
39 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
32,080
0.58% $31,520
40 Counter and Rental Clerks
31,080
0.56% $24,400
41 Lawyers
30,830
0.56% $152,400
42 Medical Assistants
29,080
0.52% $32,520
43 Management Analysts
29,020
0.52% $84,880
44 Dishwashers
28,620
0.52% $18,880
45 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
28,540
0.52% $87,730
46 Financial Managers
28,470
0.51% $133,760
47 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
28,440
0.51% $64,750
48 Sewing Machine Operators
27,330
0.49% $18,970
49 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
27,170
0.49% $49,870
50 Medical Secretaries
26,860
0.48% $35,490
51 Construction Laborers
26,470
0.48% $36,460
52 Sales Managers
25,680
0.46% $110,980
53 Applications Software Developers
25,370
0.46% $102,170
54 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
24,870
0.45% $18,850
55 Billing and Posting Clerks
24,490
0.44% $36,270
56 Substitute Teachers
23,380
0.42% $38,940
57 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
22,380
0.40% $52,070
58 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
22,350
0.40% $36,350
59 Computer User Support Specialists
22,290
0.40% $53,170
60 Helpers--Production Workers
21,370
0.39% $22,340
61 Carpenters
20,920
0.38% $48,180
62 Producers and Directors
20,150
0.36% $99,610
63 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
19,930
0.36% $37,180
64 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
19,560
0.35% $37,320
65 Bartenders
19,480
0.35% $20,010
66 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
19,020
0.34% $73,330
67 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
18,830
0.34% $20,690
68 Bill and Account Collectors
18,820
0.34% $37,930
69 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
18,780
0.34% $46,540
70 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
18,610
0.34% $24,970
71 Human Resources Specialists
18,430
0.33% $63,320
72 Tellers
18,180
0.33% $27,130
73 Childcare Workers
17,870
0.32% $22,550
74 Unknown
17,800
0.32% $46,540
75 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
17,760
0.32% $19,700
76 Systems Software Developers
17,290
0.31% $117,090
77 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
17,010
0.31% $19,020
78 Dental Assistants
16,650
0.30% $35,440
79 Electricians
16,540
0.30% $58,670
80 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
16,370
0.30% $62,680
81 Computer Systems Analysts
16,360
0.30% $90,820
82 Social and Human Service Assistants
16,100
0.29% $31,920
83 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
15,800
0.29% $22,730
84 Administrative Services Managers
15,370
0.28% $89,910
85 Machinists
15,290
0.28% $35,520
86 Driver/Sales Workers
15,270
0.28% $24,240
87 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
15,160
0.27% $29,820
88 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
15,000
0.27% $19,700
89 Loan Officers
14,650
0.26% $80,360
90 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
14,560
0.26% $81,650
91 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
14,540
0.26% $70,230
92 Insurance Sales Agents
14,420
0.26% $53,440
93 Parking Lot Attendants
14,260
0.26% $20,360
94 Computer and Information Systems Managers
14,010
0.25% $138,560
95 Legal Secretaries
13,860
0.25% $53,210
96 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
13,580
0.25% $74,190
97 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
13,550
0.24% $70,840
98 Home Health Aides
13,490
0.24% $22,090
99 Order Clerks
13,460
0.24% $31,420
100 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
13,310
0.24% $38,890

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