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In California:

Employment (2018)
15,900 employees
Projected employment (2028)
18,200 employees
Projected growth (2018-2028)
15%
Projected annual job openings (2018-2028)
1,890

In the United States:

Employment (2020)
124,000 employees
Projected employment (2030)
142,500 employees
Projected growth (2020-2030)
15% Faster than average
Projected annual job openings (2020-2030)
14,000

California source: Projections Central 2018-2028 long-term projections external site. United States source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020-2030 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.