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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
(2010-2020)
2002404020.070
Fresno County
(2010-2020)
2,5703,04047018.3930
Imperial County
(2012-2022)
2903203010.380
Inland Empire Area
(2012-2022)
9,39011,0901,70018.12,690
Kern County
(2010-2020)
1,5401,83029018.8550
Kings County
(2012-2022)
1602004025.040
Los Angeles County
(2012-2022)
34,55039,5104,96014.49,910
Merced County
(2010-2020)
60076016026.7210
Monterey County
(2010-2020)
1,5101,79028018.5540
Mother Lode Region
(2012-2022)
4605105010.9130
Napa County
(2012-2022)
720790709.7210
North Coast Region
(2010-2020)
760800405.3280
North Valley Region
(2010-2020)
1201402016.740
Northern Counties Region
(2010-2020)
5005707014.0180
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 Luis Obispo County
(2010-2020)
79098019024.1280
Santa Barbara County
(2012-2022)
1,8802,19031016.5540
Santa Cruz County
(2010-2020)
58073015025.9210
Shasta County
(2012-2022)
440460204.6120
Solano County
(2010-2020)
8401,03019022.6300
Sonoma County
(2010-2020)
1,6301,83020012.3590
Stanislaus County
(2010-2020)
1,3201,57025018.9470
Sutter and Yuba Counties
(2010-2020)
220220.080
Tulare County
(2010-2020)
410440307.3150
Ventura County
(2010-2020)
1,7302,24051029.5620
 
Source: Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/