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Food Preparation Workers
Estimated Employment and Projected Growth
Geographic Area
(Estimated Year-Projected Year)
Estimated
Employment
Projected
Employment
Numeric
Change
Percent
Change
Additional Openings
Due to Net
Replacements
California
(2012-2022)
112,600128,60016,00014.232,300
Butte County
(2012-2022)
370380102.7110
East Bay Area
(2012-2022)
5,7306,32059010.31,640
Eastern Sierra Region
(2012-2022)
1601903018.850
Fresno County
(2012-2022)
2,2502,66041018.2640
Imperial County
(2012-2022)
2903203010.380
Inland Empire Area
(2012-2022)
9,39011,0901,70018.12,690
Kern County
(2012-2022)
1,6101,86025015.5460
Kings County
(2012-2022)
1602004025.040
Los Angeles County
(2012-2022)
34,55039,5104,96014.49,910
Merced County
(2012-2022)
5206109017.3150
Monterey County
(2012-2022)
1,7401,92018010.3500
Mother Lode Region
(2012-2022)
4605105010.9130
Napa County
(2012-2022)
720790709.7210
North Valley Region
(2012-2022)
100100.030
Northern Counties Region
(2012-2022)
5406208014.8160
Orange County
(2012-2022)
8,5309,9701,44016.92,440
Sacramento Metro Area
(2012-2022)
5,8506,69084014.41,680
San Benito and Santa Clara Counties
(2012-2022)
5,9206,63071012.01,700
San Diego County
(2012-2022)
9,76011,4901,73017.72,800
San Francisco Bay Area
(2012-2022)
10,18011,4501,27012.52,920
San Joaquin County
(2012-2022)
1,8702,31044023.5540
San Luis Obispo County
(2012-2022)
68078010014.7190
Santa Barbara County
(2012-2022)
1,8802,19031016.5540
Santa Cruz County
(2012-2022)
5105706011.8140
Shasta County
(2012-2022)
440460204.6120
Solano County
(2012-2022)
81091010012.3230
Sonoma County
(2012-2022)
2,1302,44031014.6610
Stanislaus County
(2012-2022)
1,3601,65029021.3390
Sutter and Yuba Counties
(2012-2022)
290310206.980
Tulare County
(2012-2022)
4104807017.1120
Ventura County
(2012-2022)
1,1801,33015012.7340
 
Source: Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/