Top 100 Fastest Growing Occupations in Ventura County, 2018-2028

Occupation TitleEmploymentPercent
Change
20182028
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers48068041.7%
Veterinarians29041041.4%
Marriage and Family Therapists1,1401,61041.2%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians25035040.0%
Glaziers8011037.5%
  
Physician Assistants17023035.3%
Cooks, Restaurant2,8403,80033.8%
Speech-Language Pathologists30040033.3%
Agricultural Inspectors608033.3%
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers9012033.3%
  
Personal Care Aides9,70012,75031.4%
Information Security Analysts13017030.8%
Medical Assistants2,0402,63028.9%
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping709028.6%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food7,88010,08027.9%
  
Nurse Practitioners18023027.8%
Tax Preparers18023027.8%
Software Developers, Applications9001,15027.8%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health22028027.3%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians11014027.3%
  
Roofers41052026.8%
Physical Therapist Assistants15019026.7%
Physical Therapist Aides30038026.7%
Graduate Teaching Assistants15019026.7%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers53067026.4%
  
Education Administrators, Postsecondary27034025.9%
Tile and Marble Setters39049025.6%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers67084025.4%
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation16020025.0%
Chefs and Head Cooks16020025.0%
  
Respiratory Therapists28035025.0%
Physical Therapists69086024.6%
Medical and Health Services Managers68084023.5%
Health Educators26032023.1%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters13016023.1%
  
Home Health Aides31038022.6%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop1,2101,48022.3%
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors1,2601,54022.2%
Chemical Technicians18022022.2%
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians9011022.2%
  
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*1,6902,06021.9%
Carpenters3,4804,24021.8%
Food Service Managers1,3801,68021.7%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant46056021.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers2,1202,58021.7%
  
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers1,8602,26021.5%
Medical Secretaries1,8702,27021.4%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists14017021.4%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs42051021.4%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators75091021.3%
  
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers1,0501,27021.0%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses1,2901,56020.9%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists506020.0%
Optometrists506020.0%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops506020.0%
  
Computer Network Architects15018020.0%
Education Administrators, All Other10012020.0%
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers10012020.0%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators506020.0%
Service Station Attendants506020.0%
  
Construction Laborers2,2102,65019.9%
Healthcare Social Workers41049019.5%
Construction Managers9301,11019.4%
Occupational Therapists26031019.2%
Bartenders1,3701,63019.0%
  
Operations Research Analysts21025019.0%
Environmental Engineers16019018.8%
Chemists16019018.8%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers16019018.8%
Pest Control Workers32038018.8%
  
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers4,7305,61018.6%
Management Analysts1,7202,04018.6%
Registered Nurses4,6405,50018.5%
Food Preparation Workers1,6801,99018.5%
Radiologic Technologists49058018.4%
  
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers5,3106,27018.1%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants9001,06017.8%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators1,0801,27017.6%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers2,1202,49017.5%
Billing and Posting Clerks1,1501,35017.4%
  
Cooks, All Other607016.7%
Crossing Guards18021016.7%
Legislators607016.7%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants*36042016.7%
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health12014016.7%
  
Forensic Science Technicians607016.7%
Multi-Media Artists and Animators607016.7%
Air Traffic Controllers607016.7%
Waiters and Waitresses6,1507,17016.6%
Dental Assistants1,0901,27016.5%
  
Financial Managers1,4801,72016.2%
Computer Network Support Specialists25029016.0%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians44051015.9%
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic19022015.8%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers2,1602,50015.7%
  
Dietitians and Nutritionists13015015.4%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education1,1801,36015.3%
Nursing Assistants1,4501,67015.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers53061015.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers73084015.1%
  
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