Advanced Manufacturing: Labor Market Analysis

October 02, 2014

Advanced Manufacturing: Labor Market Analysis highlights four occupational clusters that are most commonly employed in Advanced Manufacturing—drafting and technician, computer/software, production, and engineering—and provides insight on San Diego employers’ workforce needs. The Advanced Manufacturing sector accounts for 10 percent of establishments, 15 percent of all paid employment and 22 percent of annual payroll in the region.

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Clean Energy: Labor Market Analysis

October 02, 2014

Clean Energy: Labor Market Analysis focuses on two highly integrated subsectors that have the most employment in San Diego’s Clean Energy sector: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. Eleven occupations within this sector were selected for in-depth analysis due to their high level of projected growth, opportunities for employment and training potential.

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Health Care: Labor Market Analysis

October 02, 2014

Health Care: Labor Market Analysis analyzes 12 occupations that are projected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2018 and provides recommendations for the workforce development system on how to best prepare the future Health Care workforce. One in every 10 jobs in the region is health-related, and employment in Health Care grew 11 percent while the overall County employment fell 6 percent during the Great Recession.

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Information and Communication Technologies: Labor Market Analysis

October 02, 2014

Information and Communication Technologies: Labor Market Analysis serves to inform educational training institutions, Workforce Investment Boards and community organizations on how to best prepare the future workforce for ICT positions. This study focuses on 11 ICT occupations that account for approximately 40,000 jobs in San Diego County and have median earnings that are 19 percent higher than the County average for all occupations.

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Life Sciences: Labor Market Analysis

October 02, 2014

Life Sciences: Labor Market Analysis identifies the industries and occupations that have workforce development needs, documents the opportunities for workers and needs from employers in the sector, and recommends specific actions for investments in workforce development to prepare the future workforce. The Life Sciences sector accounts for more than 1,372 establishments and 45,000 workers.

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In-Demand Jobs

November 25, 2013

In-Demand Jobs profiles San Diego's top 50 occupations, identifying skills needed, educational and training requirements, wages, growth patterns, and employers' expectations. These profiles were created for use by job seekers, educators and San Diego employers.

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Popular Fields in Extended Studies: An Occupational Analysis

October 30, 2013

Popular Fields in Extended Studies investigates eight key professions that are vital to sustaining San Diego’s economic base: accounting, clinical research and trials, education, engineering, human resources, informational technology, paralegal, and safety training. Findings indicate that all eight professions will experience potential supply gaps over the next decade.

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San Diego's Sports and Active Lifestyle Industry: An Economic Impact and Workforce Needs Assessment

October 03, 2013

San Diego's Sports and Active Lifestyle Industry investigates how San Diego's diverse natural assets, ideal for participating in sports or an active lifestyle, affect the region’s economy and workforce. This industry cluster accounted for 1.3 percent of San Diego's 2011 economy, which is equivalent to hosting four Super Bowls that year.

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Self-Sufficiency Employment Report

August 14, 2013

The Self-Sufficiency Employment Report analyzes specific occupations, particularly entry-level positions, which have opportunities for pathways into self-sustaining careers. It provides detailed occupational profiles for job seekers and career counselors to use as a planning tool.

The Economic Impact of Qualcomm: Driving San Diego’s Technology Growth

January 11, 2013

The Economic Impact of Qualcomm investigates how San Diego’s largest telecommunications and information technology (T&IT) company affects the region’s economy and workforce. Qualcomm’s presence in the region adds $4.53 billion in direct and indirect economic activity annually.

San Diego Maritime Industry Report

September 18, 2012

The San Diego Maritime Industry Report explores the growing impact of the Maritime Industry on the San Diego region. The report found that nearly 46,000 people work in the Maritime Industry, with a fiscal impact on the region of more than $14 billion in direct spending.

San Diego Maritime Industry Report

Occupational Outlook Report 2012 Update / Focus on Reentry

September 12, 2012

Occupational Outlook Report 2012 Update: Focus on Reentry reviews research on reentry workforce issues with a particular focus on industries and occupations that may be relevant for job seekers with a prior criminal conviction. The report is intended to inform the development and refinement of prisoner reentry programs.

Occupational Outlook Report 2012 Update / Focus on Reentry

Life Sciences Summer Institute Research Report

August 24, 2012

Life Sciences Summer Institute Research Report looks specifically at why companies were interested in participating in the San Diego Workforce Partnership’s Life Sciences Summer Institute to measure its success, identify the factors that make it a successful program, and to determine the potential for its expansion. LSSI invites students to spend time in a life sciences summer “boot camp” and then places them in labs for real-life work experience. Groups of science teachers also participate every summer, learning about how the life sciences industry operates and then taking it back to their classrooms.

Life Sciences Summer Institute Evaluation Report

Plan and Pursue, Your Pathway to Prosperity

August 10, 2012

Plan and Pursue, Your Pathway to Prosperity offers a look at the critical next steps to have a successful and prosperous future, such as continuing education and/or receiving additional training. The guide serves as a powerful planning tool for job seekers.

 

Healthcare IT Research Report

December 01, 2011

Healthcare IT Research Report explores if and how San Diego’s HIT cluster can be strengthened and how to develop career pathways in this emerging field. Healthcare information technology or HIT is the intersection of information science, computer science and healthcare.

Healthcare IT Report

Community Clinics in San Diego: A review of workforce issues facing San Diego’s community healthcare clinics

November 01, 2011

Community Clinics in San Diego provides analysis and recommendations regarding: current allied health workforce issues; specific skill requirements and deficiencies among medical assistants (and their equivalents); and opportunities and obstacles for career advancement at community clinics. This report was commissioned as part of a broad effort to understand the workforce needs of employers needing new skills and new workers in healthcare information technology.

Community Clinics Report

2011 Occupational Outlook Report

August 01, 2011

The 2011 Occupational Outlook Report (OOR) for San Diego County profiles 46 local occupations with information on education and experience requirements, wages and benefits, employers’ growth expectations, important skills, recruitment methods, and short and long-term growth outlooks. The occupational profiles may be used by job seekers, students, company managers and human resource personnel as well as education and training program developers.

Gary Moss, Labor Market Information Specialist presented key findings of the 2011 Occupational Outlook Report to the Youth Council on October 31, 2011. Click here to view the OOR PowerPoint Presentation.
2011 Occupational Outlook Report, San Diego Workforce Partnership

Entertainment and Hospitality Industry Cluster Survey

June 01, 2011

Entertainment and Hospitality Industry Cluster Survey looks at the current state of the industry and provides a detailed look at thirty-seven occupational profiles within it. The report presents current industry practices, needs and future plans related to workforce development.

Entertainment and Hospitality Industry Cluster Survey

Military Contractor Cluster of Industries

June 01, 2011

Military Contractor Cluster of Industries seeks to understand more fully the size and breadth of government military contractors in San Diego and whether the public workforce system can provide assistance to contractors in the preparation of a skilled workforce. The findings in this report are based on a review of existing literature, select executive interviews with several key thought leaders, and a representative sample of 125 contractors in San Diego County.

San Diego Military Contractors Outlook Report

Healthcare Workforce Development in San Diego County: Recomendations for the Changing Times

March 15, 2011

Healthcare Workforce Development in San Diego County: Recommendations for the Changing Times identifies the needs of area employers and several key strategies to diversify and effectively train healthcare workers. This diverse sector is changing rapidly and represents one of the fastest growing areas for careers in San Diego County.

Recomendations for the Changing Times

Green Construction: An Occupational Outlook for San Diego County

December 30, 2010

Green Construction: An Occupational Outlook for San Diego County examines the growing demand for green construction workers and identifies the training these workers will need to be successful in the field. San Diego County has lost nearly 40,000 construction jobs in the last five years, only one-third of which are expected to return by 2015, while “green construction” jobs are expected to grow at an above average rate.  

Green Construction: An Occupational Outlook for San Diego County

Small Business Survey

July 01, 2010

Small Business Survey assesses awareness of one-stop career centers in San Diego County; identifies methods of recruiting new employees and use of outside agencies for assistance with finding and developing qualified workers; seeks to understand small businesses’ current workforce challenges; develops a profile of private-sector small businesses in San Diego County; and evaluates awareness and perception of the San Diego Workforce Partnership.

Small Business Survey

Plan "B" For Boomers & Beyond

October 01, 2009

Plan "B" For Boomers & Beyond is a planning guide for achieving mid and late career sustainability. This community guide provides readers a planning guide to aid in their search for employment. 

Plan B for Boomers

Youth Mapping Project

July 01, 2004

The Youth Mapping Project is an effort to improve the education and employment services available for youth across San Diego County. The purpose of the project is to improve responsiveness, community education, access and participation in youth workforce preparation programs and services.