Between August 2015 and August 2016, total nonfarm employment in San Diego County increased by 25,100 jobs, or 1.8 percent.
- Government reported the largest year-over-year gain, adding 6,200 jobs, an increase of 2.7 percent. Local government accounted for 4,000 of those jobs
- Leisure & Hospitality saw the largest growth by percentage with a 3.1 percent year-over-year increase.
- Construction was the only sector to post a year-over-year decrease, losing a meager 200 jobs.