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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

San Diego, California Metro Area

MSA: San Diego-Carlsbad, CA
county: San Diego
Population (2016 estimate): 3.3 million
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 1.4 million
Average Earnings (2016): $51,030

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 81,820 59.0 1.2 $107,450
Business and Financial Operations 82,950 59.8 1.2 $72,650
IT and Mathematical 49,360 35.6 1.2 $92,310
Architecture and Engineering 41,190 29.7 1.7 $89,550
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 21,620 15.6 1.9 $71,930
Community and Social Services 17,780 12.8 0.9 $47,040
Legal and Judicial 12,530 9.0 1.2 $89,060
Education, Training, and Library 86,160 62.1 1.0 $54,040
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 18,610 13.4 1.0 $50,860
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 71,210 51.3 0.9 $80,260
Healthcare Support 33,090 23.9 0.8 $33,970
Protective Services 33,790 24.4 1.0 $46,070
Food Preparation and Serving Related 149,680 107.9 1.2 $23,830
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 46,970 33.9 1.1 $26,510
Personal Care and Services 47,070 33.9 1.1 $24,210
Sales and Related 140,650 101.4 1.0 $28,620
Office and Administrative Support 215,970 155.7 1.0 $37,120
Construction and Extraction 58,880 42.4 1.1 $51,210
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 42,360 30.5 0.8 $46,360
Production 67,970 49.0 0.8 $33,180
Transportation and Material Moving 65,050 46.9 0.7 $28,160