Skip to Main Content
Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department
San Diego County Profile

 
About this area:
San Diego is the southern-most county in California, enjoying seventy miles of Pacific Ocean coastline, and sharing its southern border with the country of Mexico. Orange and Riverside counties border the county to the north, and Imperial County neighbors San Diego on the east.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
San Diego County 2017Jun1,562,5001,494,70067,8004.3
More AreasHistorical DataGet More Info (Data Library)



Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017JunTotal Wage and Salary1,458,900
2017JunTotal Nonfarm1,449,400
2017JunService Providing1,260,500
2017JunTotal Private1,197,900
2017JunPrivate Service Providing1,009,000
MoreHistorical DataGet More Info (Data Library)

Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers2014 - 202446077031067.4
Brickmasons and Blockmasons2014 - 202451080029056.9
Roofers2014 - 20241,4702,23076051.7
Loan Interviewers and Clerks2014 - 20241,7402,65091052.3
Helpers, Brickmasons and Tile Setters2014 - 202423034011047.8
MoreGet More Info (Data Library)

Data for San Diego County is not available. Data for San Diego-Carlsbad MSA has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20171st Qtr$130.63$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surgeons20171st Qtr$126.73$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20171st Qtr$125.93$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nurse Anesthetists20171st Qtr$117.66$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20171st Qtr$116.33$0.00$0.00$0.00
More   Get More Info (Data Library)

Data for San Diego County is not available. Data for San Diego-Carlsbad MSA has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2016AnnualN/AN/A
Single Family 2016AnnualN/AN/A
Total all types construction permits 2016AnnualN/AN/A
 Historical Data

Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2016Time Period2015
United States Annual240.0Annual237.01.3
California Annual255.3Annual249.62.3
 Historical DataGet More Info (Data Library)

Data for San Diego County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$559,000
More AreasHistorical DataData from the California Association of Realtors

State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2016Annual$357,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2016Annual$8,682,000
Cigarette Tax 2016Annual$811,518
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2016Annual$14,862
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2016Annual$0
More AreasHistorical Data

Data for San Diego County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2016AnnualRetail $12,832,239,927
More AreasHistorical Data


POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
San Diego County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance3,317,749
More AreasHistorical DataGet More Info (Data Library)

Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$53,2983,299,521
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$175,858,6663,299,521
More AreasHistorical DataGet More Info (Data Library)

County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2000CensusSan Diego County , CASan Diego County , CA1,253,629
2000CensusRiverside County , CASan Diego County , CA18,641
2000CensusSan Diego County , CAOrange County , CA12,277
2000CensusSan Diego County , CALos Angeles County , CA7,768
2000CensusOrange County , CASan Diego County , CA6,786
MoreHistorical Data


JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
San Diego Beauty CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSan Diego,CA
Hit Any Key, Inc.Apprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSan Diego,CA
National Communications Training CentersApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSan Marcos,CA
Golden Wings Flying ClubApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsEl Cajon,CA
RWM Fiber OpticsApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsCarson,CA
More


Related Links
View Employers By Occupation
View Employers By Industry
Local Area Comparisons