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Labor Market Information

Monterey County WDB’s Industry Labor Market Reports & Surveys

Industry and Economic Overview – 2017 (771 KB)
Using data from JobsEQ, this industry and economic overview report was prepared for the Monterey County Workforce Development Board. The report includes demographic profiles, employment trends, unemployment rates, wage trends, cost of living index, industry and occupational snapshots, industry cluster information, educational levels, gross domestic product information and frequently asked questions.



Occupation Overview for the Healthcare Industry – 2017 (6.61 MB)
Using data from JobsEQ, this occupation overview report for the healthcare industry was prepared for the Monterey County Workforce Development Board. The report includes occupational profiles for nursing assistants, dental assistants, physical therapist aides, physical therapist assistants, medical assistants, psychiatric technicians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, registered nurses, licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and community health workers.



Occupation Report for Community Health Workers – 2017 (2.25 MB)
Using data from JobsEQ, this special occupation report for Community Health Workers was prepared for the Central Coast Regional Planning Unit. The report includes information and data on the definition of community health workers, occupation snapshot, geographic distribution, employment by industry, wages, educational profile, awards, training concentration, and regional definition information.



Occupation Overview for the Hospitality/Tourism and Food Industry – 2017
(2.04 MB)
Using data from JobsEQ, this occupation overview report was prepared for the Monterey County Workforce Development Board on the hospitality/tourism and food industry. The report includes occupational profiles for lodging managers; first line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers, waiters and waitresses, food service managers, chefs and head cooks, hotel, motel and resort desk clerks, maids and housekeeping cleaners, and first line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers.



Occupations Report for the Agriculture/Farming Sector – 2017 (2.84 MB)
Using data from JobsEQ, this occupations report was prepared for the Monterey County Workforce Development Board on the agriculture/farming sector. The report includes information on farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouses; farm labor contractors; farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers; first line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers; farm equipment mechanics and service technicians; buyers and purchasing agents, farm products; and farm and home management advisors.



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.

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