Essential Skills for Success

January 19, 2016

The Essential Skills for Success poster highlights professional skills emphasized by employers as important for career attainment and growth. These posters can be printed at 12×18″ or 24×36″.

Download a print-ready file (PDF) of the poster in English (4 MB)

Download a share-ready file (JPG) of the poster in English (2 MB)

Download a print-ready file (PDF) of the poster in Spanish (4 MB)

Download a share-ready file (JPG) of the poster in Spanish (2 MB)

Priority Sectors: Workforce Initiatives in San Diego County

November 5, 2015

Please note this information has been updated. Please refer to the latest priority sector information available at workforce.org/reports or workforce.org/posters.

Priority Sectors: Workforce Initiatives in San Diego County is a follow-up study to our 2014 priority sector reports and analyzes 492 active initiatives in the region addressing workforce challenges presented in the previous research, including an inventory of initiatives related to the five priority sectors.

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San Diego’s Middle-Skill Jobs: Gaps and Opportunities

November 5, 2015

San Diego’s Middle-Skill Jobs: Gaps and Opportunities analyzes the challenges and opportunities presented in more than 600,000 occupations that are considered “middle-skill,” or those that require more than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year degree. The study focuses on three sectors that make up a majority of the middle-skill jobs in the region: Advanced Manufacturing, Health Care, and Information and Communication Technologies.

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Workforce Needs of Small Businesses in San Diego

November 5, 2015

Workforce Needs of Small Businesses in San Diego analyzes the survey results from 347 small businesses across San Diego County’s Priority Sectors. The study focuses on growth over the next 12 months, the challenges that small businesses expect to face in the future, skills necessary to start a small business, and workshops that are useful for workers in businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

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Download the executive summary (1 MB)

Download the Advanced Manufacturing sector brief (400 KB)

Download the Advanced Transportation sector brief (400 KB)

Download the Global Trade sector brief (500 KB)

Download the Health Care sector brief (400 KB)

Download the Information & Communication Technologies sector brief (400 KB)

Download the Life Sciences/Biotechnology sector brief (400 KB)

Aerospace: San Diego Labor Market Analysis

April 22, 2015

Aerospace: Labor Market Analysis is a study of a subsector of Advanced Manufacturing. This report analyzes four areas vital to the aerospace industry: R&D and testing laboratories, aerospace products and parts, instruments and components, and support activities. The study focuses on emerging opportunities in the aerospace industry, the types of knowledge and skills that are in demand, and how employers and educators can promote industry growth.

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Priority Sector Posters

March 19, 2015

Please note this information has been updated. Please refer to the latest priority sector information available at workforce.org/reports or workforce.org/posters. We ask that you not reproduce or distribute the below as they contain outdated information.

The priority sector posters highlight career pathways within San Diego’s five priority sectors: Advanced manufacturing, clean energy, health care, information & communication technologies, and life sciences. Each poster includes information about the top jobs, education and skill requirements, and median wages presented in a digestible one-sheet, designed for students in grades K–12. These posters can be printed at 12×18″ or 24×36″.

Download print-ready files (PDF) of all the posters in English (32 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of all the posters in Spanish (32 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Advanced Manufacturing in English (7 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Clean Energy in English (4 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Health Care in English (8 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Information and Communication Technologies in English (6 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Life Sciences in English (9 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Advanced Manufacturing in Spanish (7 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Clean Energy in Spanish (4 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Health Care in Spanish (8 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Information and Communication Technologies in Spanish (6 MB)

Download print-ready files (PDF) of Life Sciences in Spanish (9 MB)

Life Sciences: Labor Market Analysis

October 2, 2014

The Life Sciences sector accounts for more than 1,372 establishments and 45,000 workers in San Diego County. Life Sciences: Labor Market Analysis identifies the opportunities for workers and needs of employers in the sector and recommends specific actions for investments in workforce development to prepare the future workforce.

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Download poster (1 MB)

Information and Communication Technologies: Labor Market Analysis

October 2, 2014

Information and Communication Technologies: Labor Market Analysis serves to inform educational training institutions, Workforce Development 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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Advanced Manufacturing: Labor Market Analysis

October 2, 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 2, 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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Download full report (3 MB)

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