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Labor Market Information

Monterey County WDB’s Industry Labor Market Reports & Surveys

Monterey County Labor Force Analysis – 2013 (1.37 MB)
In this labor force analysis report, Applied Development Economics (ADE) analyzes the latest employment trends, projections, occupational staffing patterns for jobs in Monterey County. This report includes 2012 to 2017 employment data by detailed North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes from the Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) dataset. The report is intended to assist the Monterey County WDB to prepare its Five-Year Local Plan.

Regional Clusters of Opportunity: Report DRAFT 2011 (2.09 MB)
The purpose of this study was to analyze the employment needs, economic status, and training issues in Monterey County’s four major hospitals. Presented to the California Workforce Development Board on behalf of the Workforce Collaborative of California’s Central Coast (W4C) May 2011. The purpose of this report is to document what has been learned and developed over the last 14 months as the W4C partners have embarked upon the Regional Industry Clusters of Opportunity: Green Initiative for the Central Coast.

Allied Health Initiative - Report 2010 (813 KB)
The purpose of this project was to better understand the region’s need for trained and qualified allied health professionals particularly among those individuals who can meet employers’ needs for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate care and to develop an appropriate response to these needs.

California Hospital Association Allied Health Workforce Survey 2010 (2.56 MB)
In 2010, CHA again surveyed hospitals statewide to gather up-to-date data regarding the effects of the economy on the demand for allied health professionals in the short term, and to identify hospital workforce needs and concerns in the next one, three and five years. This report highlights key findings from the 2010 survey and recommends strategies to address the long-term need for these professionals.

Environmental Scan: Allied Health Occupations - Bay Area (318 KB)
This report will provide an in-depth analysis of the healthcare sector in the 11-county San Francisco Bay Area, with a particular emphasis on the labor supply and demand of ten allied health occupations.

Healthcare Industry Labor Market Study 2007 (4.06 MB)
The purpose of this study was to analyze the employment needs, economic status, and training issues in Monterey County’s four major hospitals.

Hospitality Industry Labor Market Study 2005 (5.7 MB)
This study contains the results of an extensive survey of the hospitality industry in Monterey County. Segments surveyed included Hotels and Other Lodging facilities, Eating and Drinking Places, Golf and Country Clubs, and Wine Tasting businesses.


Help Wanted OnLine™ (HWOL) - Local Area Data
The Labor Market Information Division (LMID) of the Employment Development Department (EDD) now produces a publication containing local Help Wanted OnLine (HWOL) data for California’s 28 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Help Wanted OnLineTM (HWOL) Local Area Data compares the number of unemployed persons and the number of available job ads in the area; and highlights the top ten employers with the most job ads in the local area, the top ten occupations with the most job ads in the local area, and the cities within the MSA with the most job ads.

You will find Help Wanted OnLineTM (HWOL) Local Area Data on the LMInfo Internet site, on The Economy web page, in the Analysis and Trends section. Or you may use the following link to go directly to the data: http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/article.asp?articleid=1293

Monterey County Labor Market - Local Area Profile

  • Get unemployment rates, industry employment, wages economic indicators, and population data for Monterey County and the State of CA.

Labor Market Information Overview

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California Occupational Guides
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has translated information published for 100 occupations in their Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), 2010-2011 Edition (www.bls.gov/oco) into Spanish. The Spanish edition is only available online, and has the same Web site format as the English version. The 100 occupations featured in the Spanish Edition were matched to the type of employment, median wage, and education and training levels representative of native Spanish speakers and bilingual customers.

Monterey County Local Workforce Investment Area – One Stop Locations (2.3 MB)

California Local Workforce Investment Areas – Boundary Map (441 KB)

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