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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
(2012-2022)
370380102.7110
East Bay Area
(2014-2024)
7,2408,9301,69023.32,020
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
Los Angeles County
(2014-2024)
33,85042,2408,39024.89,430
Monterey County
(2012-2022)
1,7401,92018010.3500
Mother Lode Region
(2012-2022)
4605105010.9130
Napa County
(2014-2024)
73094021028.8200
North Valley Region
(2012-2022)
100100.030
Northern Counties Region
(2012-2022)
5406208014.8160
Sacramento Metro Area
(2012-2022)
5,8506,69084014.41,680
San Benito and Santa Clara Counties
(2014-2024)
6,6908,0001,31019.61,860
San Francisco Bay Area
(2012-2022)
10,18011,4501,27012.52,920
San Luis Obispo County
(2012-2022)
68078010014.7190
Santa Barbara County
(2012-2022)
1,8802,19031016.5540
Santa Cruz County
(2012-2022)
5105706011.8140
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
 
Source: Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/