Overall unemployment rate moved up to 4.0% with the biggest shift in Restaurants & Hotels, which gained 500 roles, based on the most recently available information published in August 2022.

Total employment in the Vallejo-Fairfield, CA market declined by 730 jobs in June and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 50 bps to 4.0%. The national unemployment rate increased by 46 bps over the same time to 3.8%.

  • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA unemployment rate is 16 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 430 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in June versus prior month by 0.2% and are equal compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Unemployment June 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 1.0% . Key sectors include:

  • Education & Healthcare: 27,600; no change
  • Transportation & Utilities: 27,000; +100
  • Government: 24,200; +200
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 15,100; +500
  • Construction, Mining: 12,600; +100
  • Business Services: 10,500; +300
  • Manufacturing: 10,400; +100
  • Financial Services: 4,700; no change
  • Other Jobs: 4,500; no change
  • IT & Development: 800; no change
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Unemployment by Industry June 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through June 2022 (Data published August 2022 and reports created on August 3, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.