San Diego’s Economy

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Innovation


139,136
Jobs

Military & Defense


148,574
Jobs

Tourism


201,736
Jobs

Our Economy

Explore San Diego’s economy below. Hover over the information to learn more about our industries:

A note about our dashboard

Together with a host of regional partners, EDC has defined a methodology to breakdown San Diego’s economy into its most prominent sectors and industry clusters. Grouping companies based on their business type allows us to explore macroeconomic trends for our regional economy. Some sectors, such as “Innovation”, contain industry clusters such as “Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals”, and “Aerospace & Navigation Technologies”, further detailing and highlighting San Diego’s major economic drivers. This data is updated annually and is obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Research & Data

If you’re a company that’s looking for research to move into the region or a San Diego firm interested in expanding, please contact:

Rachel Maltz
Rachel Maltz

Coordinator, Economic Development