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Employment Projections estimate the changes in industry and occupational employment over time resulting from industry growth, technological change, and other factors. California produces long-term (10 year) projections of employment every 2 years for the State and local areas. Statewide short-term (2 year) projections are revised annually.

The files below contain all of the data for a single area. To extract data for selected occupations or areas, use the Occupational Projections Data Search Tool.
Note: California Community Colleges should go to Job Outlook for Occupational Education Programs for occupational projections by Taxonomy of Programs or Classification of Instructional Programs code.

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Short-Term (Two-years)

Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
California: n/a n/a All Occupational
Projections
(zip)
n/a n/a
Short-Term (Two years)
Projections
n/a 2015-2017
Narrative
2015-2017
Narrative
2015-2017 2015-2017

Long-Term (Ten-years)

Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
California: n/a n/a All Occupational
Projections
(zip)
n/a n/a
Long-Term (Ten-years)
Projections
n/a 2014-2024
Narrative
2014-2024
Narrative
2014-2024 2014-2024
Alameda County
(Part of Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Alpine County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Amador County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Butte County (Chico MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Calaveras County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Colusa County
(Part of North Valley Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Contra Costa County
(Part of Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Del Norte County
(Part of North Coast Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
El Dorado County
(Part of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Fresno County (Fresno MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Glenn County
(Part of North Valley Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Humboldt County
(Part of North Coast Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Imperial County (El Centro MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Inyo County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Kern County (Bakersfield MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Kings County (Hanford-Corcoran MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Lake County
(Part of North Coast Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Lassen County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
Los Angeles County (Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale MD) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Madera County (Madera MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Marin County
(San Rafael MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Mariposa County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Mendocino County
(Part of North Coast Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Merced County (Merced MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Modoc County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Mono County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Monterey County (Salinas MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Napa County (Napa MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
Nevada County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Orange County (Anaheim-Santa Ana--Irvine MD) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Placer County
(Part of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Plumas County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Riverside County
(Part of Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Sacramento County
(Part of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Benito County
(Part of San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Bernardino County
(Part of Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Diego County (San Diego-Carlsbad MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Francisco County
(Part of San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
San Joaquin County (Stockton-Lodi MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Luis Obispo County (San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Mateo County
(Part of San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Santa Barbara County (Santa Maria-Santa Barbara MSA) Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Santa Clara County
(Part of San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Santa Cruz County (Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Shasta County (Redding MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Sierra County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Siskiyou County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Solano County (Vallejo-Fairfield MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
Sonoma County (Santa Rosa MSA) Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Stanislaus County (Modesto MSA) Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Sutter County
(Part of Yuba City MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Tehama County
(Part of North Valley Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Trinity County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Tulare County (Visalia-Porterville MSA) Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Tuolumne County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Ventura County (Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Yolo County
(Part of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Yuba County
(Part of Yuba City MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024

Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
California: n/a n/a All Occupational
Projections
(zip)
n/a n/a
Short-Term (Two years)
Projections
n/a 2015-2017
Narrative
2015-2017
Narrative
2015-2017 2015-2017

Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
California: n/a n/a All Occupational
Projections
(zip)
n/a n/a
Long-Term (Ten-years)
Projections
n/a 2014-2024
Narrative
2014-2024
Narrative
2014-2024 2014-2024
Alameda County
(Part of Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Alpine County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Amador County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Butte County (Chico MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Calaveras County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Colusa County
(Part of North Valley Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Contra Costa County
(Part of Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Del Norte County
(Part of North Coast Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
El Dorado County
(Part of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Fresno County (Fresno MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Glenn County
(Part of North Valley Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Humboldt County
(Part of North Coast Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Imperial County (El Centro MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Inyo County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Kern County (Bakersfield MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Kings County (Hanford-Corcoran MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Lake County
(Part of North Coast Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Lassen County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
Los Angeles County (Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale MD) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Madera County (Madera MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Marin County
(San Rafael MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Mariposa County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Mendocino County
(Part of North Coast Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Merced County (Merced MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Modoc County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Mono County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Monterey County (Salinas MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Napa County (Napa MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
Nevada County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Orange County (Anaheim-Santa Ana--Irvine MD) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Placer County
(Part of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Plumas County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Riverside County
(Part of Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Sacramento County
(Part of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Benito County
(Part of San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Bernardino County
(Part of Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Diego County (San Diego-Carlsbad MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Francisco County
(Part of San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
San Joaquin County (Stockton-Lodi MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Luis Obispo County (San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Mateo County
(Part of San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Santa Barbara County (Santa Maria-Santa Barbara MSA) Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Santa Clara County
(Part of San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Santa Cruz County (Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Shasta County (Redding MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Sierra County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Siskiyou County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Solano County (Vallejo-Fairfield MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Geographical Areas Highlights Industry
Projections
Occupational
Projections
Occupations With
the Most
Job Openings
Fastest Growing
Occupations
Sonoma County (Santa Rosa MSA) Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Stanislaus County (Modesto MSA) Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Sutter County
(Part of Yuba City MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Tehama County
(Part of North Valley Region)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Trinity County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Tulare County (Visalia-Porterville MSA) Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Tuolumne County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
Highlights 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022 2012-2022
Ventura County (Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA) Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Yolo County
(Part of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024
Yuba County
(Part of Yuba City MSA)
Highlights 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024 2014-2024

The Occupations in Demand webpage contains a comprehensive list of "occupations with the most job openings" and "fastest growing" occupations by area. "Occupations with the Most Job Openings" is a list of jobs with the largest number of expected job openings from new jobs and to replace workers leaving an occupation. "Fastest Growing Occupations" is the list of jobs with the largest percent change.

The Top 100 fastest growing occupations list contains the top 100 fastest growing occupations in California ranked by projected growth.

The Job Outlook for California Community College Educational Programs provides community colleges with the information they need to document the job outlook for enrollees in various community college occupational education programs. This application provides a link between the Taxonomy of Programs (TOP) or the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) to the statewide and local area occupational projections developed by the Employment Development Department (EDD). It was built in cooperation with the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO).

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