San Joaquin County, California

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This page contains current and historical labor market information for San Joaquin County, California, which is also known as the Stockton-Lodi Metropolitan Statistical Area. Some data are available only at the Metropolitan Area level. San Joaquin County is part of the San Joaquin Valley Economic Market. Questions about these data and the local area economy may be addressed to the Local Labor Market Researcher.

San Joaquin County Profile

As the northernmost county in the Central Valley, San Joaquin bridges northern and central California. Its geographical position places the county within a dynamic growth corridor ideally situated for business and industry. San Joaquin has cultivated extensive transportation facilities. The Port of Stockton serves ships from around the world, via the Stockton Channel to San Francisco Bay. Ocean vessels regularly traverse the 75-nautical mile voyage from the Golden Gate Bridge into Stockton. Interstate highways throughout the county, both east-west and north-south, provide access and same-day delivery service to major California markets. With five railroads, an airport that offers both passenger and freight transport, and the Port of Stockton, San Joaquin County is a central staging and meeting place in California. Visit the San Joaquin County Area Profile for more information.

The EDD provides an overview of the Industry Employment Data in San Joaquin 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 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.

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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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