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In California:

Employment (2020)
16,800 employees
Projected employment (2030)
18,500 employees
Projected growth (2020-2030)
Projected annual job openings (2020-2030)

In the United States:

Employment (2022)
113,500 employees
Projected employment (2032)
125,500 employees
Projected growth (2022-2032)
11% Much faster than average
Projected annual job openings (2022-2032)

California source: Projections Central 2020-2030 long-term projections external site. United States source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022-2032 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period. "Projected annual job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.