California Veterans Labor Statistics and Career Resources
The EDD Labor Market Information Division collects and analyzes the labor force trends, unemployment rates and other key statistics for the state, as well as for various special class citizens such as California's veteran's population. The interactive charts below provide key labor force trends for veterans. The page also contains links to useful career resources. For more veterans career information visit EDD Services for Veterans.
Veterans Population and Labor Force
Veterans Labor Force Participation and Unemployment
California Veterans in the Workforce 2021
This report describes the demographic and workforce characteristics of California veterans in 2021.
The Career Resource Zone helps California veterans find their place in the civilian workforce.
EDD Services for Veterans
The Employment Development Department (EDD) assists veterans and their eligible spouses to maximize their employment and training opportunities. Veterans are entitled to many resources designed to help in their search for employment.
My Next Move for Veterans
Begin your career search by exploring occupations that match your military experience and skills.
Are you having trouble finding an occupation that interests you?
Answer a few simple questions and the profiler will compile a personalized list of occupations based on your interests.
California Occupational Guides
The California Occupational Guides provides detailed information on California wages, job outlook, education, and licensing requirements for approximately 300 occupations.
California Veterans Top Occupational Projections and Wages Tool
The California Veterans Top Occupational Projections and Wages Tool is a web-based interactive tool designed to assist California Veterans in obtaining information on civilian occupations that are similar to military jobs based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the tasks for the occupations.