California Boasts World’s 5th Largest Economy

With almost 40 million residents, California is the 5th largest economy in world, surpassing the United Kingdom. According to data collected between 2016 and 2017, California’s GDP topped $2.7 trillion. The United Kingdom’s GDP shrank during that time. This increase is a testament to the sheer breadth of the state’s economy. What factors contribute to this

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Salary Outlook: California Edition

Geography is a big determining factor in what qualifies as “living wage,” as it differs state by state. California makes the cut for the country’s highest average salaries, coming in at number five. In 2017, California’s median household income was $71,805. That’s more than $11,000 higher than the national average, which was $60,336. Let’s take a look

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California’s Unemployment Rate at a Record Low

Currently, California’s unemployment rate is at slightly over 4% – that’s 8% lower than the unemployment rate during the peak of the recession in 2010. In the fall of 2018, the metro areas of San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland reported the lowest unemployment rates since 1990. California has added more than 3,000,000 jobs to

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Fastest-Growing Jobs in California

California has a workforce of almost 20 million people. It’s a state that’s constantly growing, evolving, and progressing. But today’s workforce looks very different than the workforce of 50, 40, and even 10 years ago. Let’s take a look at the fastest-growing jobs in California today. Solar Energy Technician California employs the largest number of

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