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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
(2014-2024)
119,800149,30029,50024.633,400
Butte County
(2014-2024)
3604509025.0100
East Bay Area
(2014-2024)
7,2408,9301,69023.32,020
Eastern Sierra Region
(2014-2024)
1401804028.640
Fresno County
(2014-2024)
2,2802,80052022.8640
Imperial County
(2014-2024)
1802305027.850
Inland Empire Area
(2014-2024)
10,12012,8102,69026.62,820
Kern County
(2014-2024)
1,8402,33049026.6510
Los Angeles County
(2014-2024)
33,85042,2408,39024.89,430
Monterey County
(2014-2024)
1,0201,21019018.6280
Mother Lode Region
(2014-2024)
4004606015.0110
Napa County
(2014-2024)
73094021028.8200
North Coast Region
(2014-2024)
1,6301,98035021.5450
North Valley Region
(2014-2024)
2202604018.260
Northern Counties Region
(2014-2024)
4305007016.3120
Sacramento Metro Area
(2014-2024)
5,5607,1801,62029.11,550
San Benito and Santa Clara Counties
(2014-2024)
6,6908,0001,31019.61,860
San Francisco Bay Area
(2014-2024)
8,67010,9102,24025.82,420
San Luis Obispo County
(2014-2024)
8401,05021025.0230
Santa Barbara County
(2014-2024)
1,3701,74037027.0380
Santa Cruz County
(2014-2024)
73086013017.8200
Solano County
(2014-2024)
1,1801,34016013.6330
Sonoma County
(2014-2024)
1,7202,05033019.2480
Stanislaus County
(2014-2024)
1,2001,49029024.2330
Sutter and Yuba Counties
(2014-2024)
3103706019.490
Tulare County
(2014-2024)
9301,15022023.7260
 
Source: Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/