El Dorado County, California

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This page contains current and historical labor market information for El Dorado County, California, which, along with PlacerSacramento, and Yolo Counties are part of the Sacramento-Roseville-Arden Arcade Metropolitan Statistical Area. Some data are available only at the Metropolitan Area level.  El Dorado County is part of the Sacramento Economic Market. Questions about these data and the local area economy should be directed to the Local Labor Market Consultant assigned to this area.

El Dorado County Profile

El Dorado is located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountains, east of Sacramento. Surrounding counties include Placer to the north, Amador and Alpine to the south, and Sacramento to the west; El Dorado’s eastern boundary is shared with the state of Nevada. Considered one of the most diversified recreational areas in California, the El Dorado National Forest is one of the most heavily used wilderness areas in the nation. The Sierra Nevada Mountains, the north fork of the American River and Lake Tahoe are just some of the natural attractions. Not surprisingly, the county economy is heavily dependent on recreation and tourism. Visit the El Dorado County Local Area Profile for more information.

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  • Unemployment Rates and Labor Force

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The EDD provides an overview of the Industry Employment Data in El Dorado County. Use the Industry Employment - Official Monthly Estimates  tool to search for data by industry or geographic area.

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Projections of Employment estimate the changes in industry and occupational employment over time resulting from industry growth, technological change, and other factors. California produces long-term (10 year) projections of employment every 2 years for the State and local areas. Statewide short-term (2 year) projections are revised annually.

Long-Term Occupational Projections

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The Occupational Employment Statistics and Wages (OES) program produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations. These are estimates of the number of people employed in certain occupations and the wages paid to them. The wage data has not been validated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and are not official BLS data series; however, EDD Labor Market Information Division feels that the additional information is useful to users of our wage data.

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The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program produces a comprehensive tabulation of employment and wage information for workers covered by California Unemployment Insurance laws. The QCEW program serves as a near census of monthly employment and quarterly wage information at the state and county levels and provides the most detailed industry data available. The QCEW data is usually published six months after the end of the quarter.

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