Top 100 Fastest Growing Occupations in Ventura County, 2016-2026
Occupation TitleEmploymentPercent
Change
20162026
Gaming Service Workers, All Other8014075.0%
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining6010066.7%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons24038058.3%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers7011057.1%
Roofers33051054.5%
  
Fence Erectors8012050.0%
Home Health Aides62090045.2%
Physical Therapist Aides29041041.4%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*1,6902,38040.8%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators507040.0%
  
Producers and Directors15021040.0%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians30042040.0%
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other507040.0%
Glaziers507040.0%
Tile and Marble Setters18025038.9%
  
Physician Assistants13018038.5%
Physical Therapist Assistants16022037.5%
Veterinarians19026036.8%
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers22030036.4%
Software Developers, Applications8101,10035.8%
  
Personal Care Aides5,0706,88035.7%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers50067034.0%
Physical Therapists56075033.9%
Nurse Practitioners21028033.3%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers21028033.3%
  
Information Security Analysts15020033.3%
Advertising and Promotions Managers608033.3%
Forensic Science Technicians608033.3%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing608033.3%
Construction Laborers2,4003,18032.5%
  
Carpenters2,5003,31032.4%
Massage Therapists22029031.8%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators70092031.4%
Dietitians and Nutritionists16021031.3%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food7,5109,85031.2%
  
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers9201,20030.4%
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors1,0301,34030.1%
Recreation Workers7801,01029.5%
Cost Estimators52067028.8%
Concierges709028.6%
  
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers709028.6%
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers39050028.2%
Medical Assistants2,3503,01028.1%
Occupational Therapists25032028.0%
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*18023027.8%
  
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health11014027.3%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses1,1001,40027.3%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers33042027.3%
Cooks, Restaurant2,3302,96027.0%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants*34043026.5%
  
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters1,2501,58026.4%
Healthcare Social Workers23029026.1%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants69087026.1%
Real Estate Brokers35044025.7%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks8010025.0%
  
Marriage and Family Therapists24030025.0%
Graduate Teaching Assistants16020025.0%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health32040025.0%
Motorboat Mechanics8010025.0%
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders20025025.0%
  
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity32040025.0%
Butchers and Meat Cutters29036024.1%
Construction Managers8801,09023.9%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products67083023.9%
Real Estate Sales Agents21026023.8%
  
Painters, Construction and Maintenance9701,20023.7%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs55068023.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers2,3702,93023.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers47058023.4%
Medical Secretaries1,5401,90023.4%
  
Financial Managers1,1101,37023.4%
Medical and Health Services Managers60074023.3%
Health Educators30037023.3%
Software Developers, Systems Software78096023.1%
Chefs and Head Cooks26032023.1%
  
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists13016023.1%
Speech-Language Pathologists35043022.9%
Sheet Metal Workers35043022.9%
Food Service Managers1,1901,46022.7%
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians9011022.2%
  
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers59072022.0%
Web Developers41050022.0%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers23028021.7%
Dental Hygienists60073021.7%
Waiters and Waitresses5,6106,82021.6%
  
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant51062021.6%
Dental Assistants1,0701,30021.5%
Writers and Authors14017021.4%
Computer User Support Specialists1,1801,43021.2%
Operations Research Analysts33040021.2%
  
Education Administrators, Postsecondary38046021.1%
Dentists, General57069021.1%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons24029020.8%
Couriers and Messengers29035020.7%
Respiratory Therapists34041020.6%
  
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators1,1701,41020.5%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders1,0301,24020.4%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop1,0301,24020.4%
Manicurists and Pedicurists64077020.3%
Cargo and Freight Agents506020.0%
  
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