California Industry Reports
Centers of Excellence Scans and Reports
EWD's Centers of Excellence support business and industry through its nationally recognized industry-specific reports. The real-time regional and local labor market research and data is validated directly by California business and industry. Our environmental scans and customized reports are used by business and industry to access current, relevant labor market information about wages, career ladders, and the offerings currently provided by community colleges.
You may register to download the reports below. For a complete list of scans and reports, visit the Centers of Excellence Website.
NEW! Healthcare Industry & Occupations in the Inland Empire - As a seemingly recession-resistant field for job seekers to enter and retain employment, the healthcare sector offers jobs in a wide range of occupations and skill levels. The purpose of this study is to provide a snapshot of the Inland Empire’s healthcare labor market, identify workforce gaps, and recommend strategies for a sustainable healthcare workforce.
Mobile Media Occupations in California -In 2012, the Centers of Excellence (COE) completed a workforce study on mobile media. To learn more about mobile media and its impact on the ICT workforce, the COE conducted a statewide survey of employers - collecting information from over 400 firms representing more than 11,400 mobile media employees. Download the report (pdf), the key findings (pdf) from the employer survey, or the power point presentation.
Social Media in California - Social media services encourage discussion, feedback, voting, comments, and sharing of information through online media. For this report, the COE identified four groups of occupations most impacted by social media services: public relations professionals, marketing and media communications professionals; business professionals and social media managers.
Solar Industry & Occupations: Distributed and Utility-scale Generation - In a survey of employers, California's solar industry, currently accounting for close to 50,000 workers, is expected to increase by as many as 18,000 jobs by 2015. Regional data for southern California, the Central Valley and South Central Coast region as well as the San Francisco Bay Area are also included in this environmental scan.
California's Water Industries - California's demand for water continues to increase as the stateâ€™s population grows. As such, water and waste management efforts are crucial to not only the health and welfare of Californians but also the economic vitality of the state.