San Francisco County, California

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This page contains current and historical labor market information for San Francisco County, California, which along with San Mateo County and South San Francisco Counties are part of the San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco Metropolitan Division. Some data are available only at the Metropolitan Division level. Questions about these data and the local area economy should be directed to the Local Labor Market Consultant assigned to this area.

San Francisco County Profile

The combined city, county and port of San Francisco is located on a hilly peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. Bordered by San Mateo to the south, the county is the smallest in California, occupying just forty-seven square miles of land. The most prominent of San Francisco’s hills are Twin Peaks, Mount Davidson and Mount Sutro, both more than 900 feet in height. The best known are Nob Hill and Telegraph Hill. Also inside the county’s borders are the natural islands of Alcatraz and Yerba Buena and man-made Treasure Island. ┬áVisit the San Francisco County Local Area Profile for more information.

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

Additional Resources

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

Additional Resources

The Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OEWS) 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.

Additional Resources

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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Additional Information

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