VENTURA COUNTY’S MILITARY COMMANDS AND DEFENSE CONTRACTORS ARE VITAL TO THE REGION’S ECONOMY AND QUALITY OF LIFE: MORE THAN 24,000 MILITARY, FEDERAL AND CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES AND ABOUT $4.6 BILLION IN ANNUAL ECONOMIC ACTIVITY.
- Naval Base Ventura County creates jobs for civilians, promotes high-tech growth
in the county and sustains a variety of local businesses through military contracts.
With more than 24,000 employees, the Navy is by far the county’s largest employer.
- The 14,000 civilian employees and contractors at Naval Base Ventura County make
a tremendous contribution to the nation’s military capabilities. Most of these civilian
jobs are scientists and engineers in high-tech research positions.