Top 100 Fastest Growing Occupations in Los Angeles County, 2018-2028

Occupation TitleEmploymentPercent
Change
20182028
Personal Care Aides203,170297,26046.3%
Statisticians1,0701,47037.4%
Physician Assistants2,0302,71033.5%
Occupational Therapy Assistants40053032.5%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary1,3101,73032.1%
  
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary3,6504,81031.8%
Nurse Practitioners3,2904,33031.6%
Speech-Language Pathologists3,8304,97029.8%
Athletic Trainers54070029.6%
Actuaries42054028.6%
  
Marriage and Family Therapists7,94010,20028.5%
Cooks, Restaurant46,34059,24027.8%
Physical Therapist Assistants1,3301,70027.8%
Operations Research Analysts2,4403,11027.5%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles1,1001,40027.3%
  
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors9,75012,39027.1%
Software Developers, Applications19,93025,31027.0%
Information Security Analysts1,8602,36026.9%
Psychologists, All Other61077026.2%
Tile and Marble Setters2,3402,95026.1%
  
Sociologists23029026.1%
Respiratory Therapists4,9906,29026.1%
Environmental Engineering Technicians9001,13025.6%
Nurse Anesthetists43054025.6%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs12,75015,97025.3%
  
Home Health Aides8,02010,03025.1%
Soil and Plant Scientists12015025.0%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers1,6402,05025.0%
Orthotists and Prosthetists12015025.0%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians32040025.0%
  
Computer and Information Research Scientists1,1201,39024.1%
Medical Assistants24,20029,98023.9%
Physical Therapist Aides1,6802,08023.8%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners21026023.8%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Gaming Workers55068023.6%
  
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*25,48031,39023.2%
Massage Therapists6,2707,67022.3%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food100,600123,04022.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers13,07015,94022.0%
Medical and Health Services Managers10,23012,47021.9%
  
Gaming Dealers3,6004,38021.7%
Phlebotomists3,2203,92021.7%
Social Science Research Assistants74090021.6%
Biochemists and Biophysicists42051021.4%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary1,8902,29021.2%
  
Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators19023021.1%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians1,7602,13021.0%
Interpreters and Translators3,2603,94020.9%
Healthcare Social Workers5,9107,14020.8%
Museum Technicians and Conservators78094020.5%
  
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers1,6902,03020.1%
Veterinarians1,3101,57019.8%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers1,4201,70019.7%
Physical Therapists6,4607,73019.7%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture5,3106,33019.2%
  
Business Teachers, Postsecondary1,7202,05019.2%
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists6,3307,54019.1%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health9501,13018.9%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers5,0706,03018.9%
Funeral Service Managers37044018.9%
  
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary37044018.9%
Counselors, All Other69082018.8%
Biological Scientists, All Other2,0702,45018.4%
Crane and Tower Operators1,0901,29018.3%
Social and Human Service Assistants15,86018,77018.3%
  
Medical Secretaries20,11023,76018.2%
Economists33039018.2%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary1,8802,22018.1%
Curators50059018.0%
Film and Video Editors14,78017,40017.7%
  
Forensic Science Technicians74087017.6%
Nurse Midwives17020017.6%
Commercial Pilots1,0901,28017.4%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers7,8909,26017.4%
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers9,71011,40017.4%
  
Gaming Service Workers, All Other41048017.1%
Financial Managers23,10027,05017.1%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary1,4701,72017.0%
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers59069016.9%
Biological Technicians2,3802,78016.8%
  
Occupational Therapy Aides12014016.7%
Occupational Therapists2,3302,72016.7%
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas12014016.7%
Chefs and Head Cooks6,1607,18016.6%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop14,27016,60016.3%
  
Food Service Managers15,82018,39016.2%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary37043016.2%
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers1,7902,08016.2%
Helpers--Carpenters37043016.2%
Glaziers1,5401,79016.2%
  
Stonemasons68079016.2%
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians8,5009,87016.1%
Animal Trainers1,2401,44016.1%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants*12,27014,25016.1%
Rehabilitation Counselors4,2204,90016.1%
  
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers24,25028,14016.0%
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary25029016.0%
Health Educators2,0002,32016.0%
History Teachers, Postsecondary44051015.9%
Funeral Attendants70081015.7%
  
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