San Diego’s job growth in industries related to climate action planning includes five industries: Energy and Water Efficient Buildings, Clean and Renewable Energy, Climate Resiliency, Transportation and Zero Waste. The number of jobs in these industries grew 10.9% from 2010-16, with the fastest job growth in Zero Waste and Energy and Water Efficient Buildings. Jobs in Clean and Renewable energy declined by 1.3%.
Data Source: Emsi, Occupations Employed by Industry: San Diego Regional EDC, June 2017; Center for Sustainable Energy, 2017
Growth in Employment by Sector
(not seasonally adjusted, San Diego County, 2016-2017)
|Supersector and Industry
Total Jobs in
|Total (Private and Government)
|Professional and Business Services
|Prof., Scientific & Tech. Services
|Mgmt. of Companies & Enterprises
|Trade, Transportations, and Utilities
|Transportation and Utilities
|Leisure and Hospitality
|Education and Health Services
|Health Care and Social Assistance
|Finance and Insurance
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
|Mining and Logging
Transportation and Utilities had the fastest job growth for a subsector with a 6.41% increase. Job growth in the Professional and Business Services sector also increased significantly. Professional and Business Services remained the total job leader with nearly 240,000 employees.
Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2018
*Other Services: Establishments in this sector are primarily engaged in activities, such as equipment and machinery repairing, promoting or administering religious activities, grantmaking, advocacy, and providing dry cleaning and laundry services, personal care services, death care services, pet care services, photofinishing services, temporary parking services, and dating services.