Agricultural Employment in California

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The Agricultural sector is one of the largest industry sectors in California, and its performance is vital to the economic health of the state. The California Employment Development Department - Labor Market Information Division produces monthly employment and earnings estimates and a quarterly Agricultural Bulletin, which provides detailed statistical information for this industry sector. The data published is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). In addition, county annual average employment is displayed on the Agricultural Employment Maps. For national agricultural statistics, please visit the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Detailed Agricultural Employment and Earnings Data Tables

The Excel-formatted data files below contain monthly and annual average employment and average hourly earnings data for California and six regional areas.

Monthly Data
1990 - 2018
Annual Average
Employment Data
1990 - 2018
All Areas
Central Coast Region
Desert Region
North Coast Region
Sacramento Valley Region
San Joaquin Valley Region
South Coast Region

Note: Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) data for 1991-2002 is available upon request. These data files contain employment and average hourly earnings data for California and six regional areas, by month, and are classified according to the SIC coding system which is now obsolete.

California Agricultural Bulletin

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2014: First Quarter

2013: First Quarter  |  Second Quarter  |  Third Quarter   |  Fourth Quarter

Historical Archive for 2010 - 2012

California Agricultural Employment Maps

2017  | 2016  |   2015  |   2014  |   2013  |   2012  |   2011  |   2010  |   2009  |   2008  |  2007

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