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Occupations in Demand

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These data files provide a 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.

View all of the Projections of Employment by Occupation.

Use the Occupational "CodeFinder" to look up the "official" occupation title or code.


Area Occupations With the Most Job Openings Fastest Growing Occupations
California 2014-2024 2014-2024
Alameda County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Alpine County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Amador County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Butte County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Calaveras County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Colusa County
(Part of North Valley Region)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Contra Costa County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Del Norte County
(Part of North Coast Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Area Occupations With the Most Job Openings Fastest Growing Occupations
El Dorado County
(Part of Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Roseville MSA)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Fresno County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Glenn County
(Part of North Valley Region)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Humboldt County
(Part of North Coast Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Imperial County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Inyo County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Kern County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Kings County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Lake County
(Part of North Coast Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Lassen County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Area Occupations With the Most Job Openings Fastest Growing Occupations
Los Angeles County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Madera County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Marin County
(San Rafael MD)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Mariposa County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Mendocino County
(Part of North Coast Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Merced County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Modoc County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Mono County
(Part of Eastern Sierra Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Monterey County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Napa County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Area Occupations With the Most Job Openings Fastest Growing Occupations
Nevada County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Orange County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Placer County
(Part of Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Roseville MSA)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Plumas County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Riverside County
(Part of Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Sacramento County
(Part of Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Roseville MSA)
2014-2024 2014-2024
San Benito County
(Part of San Jose-Santa Clara-Sunnyvale MSA)
2014-2024 2014-2024
San Bernardino County
(Part of Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA)
2014-2024 2014-2024
San Diego County 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Francisco County
(Part of San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Area Occupations With the Most Job Openings Fastest Growing Occupations
San Joaquin County 2014-2024 2014-2024
San Luis Obispo County 2012-2022 2012-2022
San Mateo County
(Part of San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Santa Barbara County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Santa Clara County
(Part of San Jose-Santa Clara-Sunnyvale MSA)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Santa Cruz County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Shasta County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Sierra County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Siskiyou County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Solano County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Area Occupations With the Most Job Openings Fastest Growing Occupations
Sonoma County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Stanislaus County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Sutter County
(Part of Yuba City MSA)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Tehama County
(Part of North Valley Region)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Trinity County
(Part of Northern Mountains Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Tulare County 2012-2022 2012-2022
Tuolumne County
(Part of Mother Lode Region)
2012-2022 2012-2022
Ventura County 2014-2024 2014-2024
Yolo County
(Part of Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Roseville MSA)
2014-2024 2014-2024
Yuba County
(Part of Yuba City MSA)
2012-2022 2012-2022

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