The Employment Development Departments Labor Market Information Division collects and analyzes data on the occupation and the employment characteristics by industry for California.
- Occupation Profile
- Occupational Guides
- Data by Occupation
- Occupation Classifications
- Occupational Trends
- Additional Data
Find detailed information for hundreds of occupations. The Occupational Profiles include information on wages, hiring trends, licensing, and more for an occupation in the State or a county.
- California Occupational Guides
For career exploration includes job description and requirements, local job outlook, local benefits and wages, licensing, education, training, links to possible employers, how to find a job, and links to additional resources.
Data by Occupation
- Employment Projections
Employment Projections forecast future “demand” or "outlook" of the employment for an occupation. These projections estimate both short-term (two-years) and long-term(ten-years) employment outlook.
- Occupational Licenses
Some occupations require a license or certificate. In California, most licenses are issued by State of California agencies. You should always check with the licensing agency for current information on fees and requirements.
- Wages and Employment
Occupations are groupings of the jobs performed by millions of people every day. These data provide the wages and the number of people employed in those occupations.
- Race/Ethnicity by Sex
EEO data from the 2000 Census. This data series includes labor force data, and summary occupational information for use in developing affirmative action programs, also known as Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), as required for federal and state contract compliance.
- Staffing Patterns by Occupation and Industry
This data series includes a matrix of industries and occupations. Use it to find what industries employ an occupation and identify staffing pattern for a specific industry.
- Training and Apprenticeships
A comprehensive listing of training providers and the programs they offer.
Use CodeFinder to look up an occupation code for your occupations.
- Standard Occupational Classification (SOC)
The data provided in Labor Market Info use the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) to classify occupations.
- Biotechnology in California
The Biotechnology in California Report provides a brief overview of the industries where biotechnology can be found and profiles key occupations in California.
- Manufacturing Jobs in Demand
This report examines the current demand for jobs and skills in California’s manufacturing industry, and uses real-time access to job ads being posted online.
- Nontraditional Employment for Women
There are over 200 nontraditional occupations in California. Women make up 25 percent or less of the workforce for these jobs. They typically have a higher rate of pay than jobs traditionally held by women.
- Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2013
This report provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment.
- Economic Indicators
- Online Job Advertisements
- Population and Census
- Unemployment Rate and Labor Force