Overall unemployment rate moved up to 3.9% with the biggest shift in Government, which gained 600 roles, based on the most recently available information published in December 2022.

Total employment in the Vallejo-Fairfield, CA market declined by 258 jobs in October and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 10 bps to 3.9%. The national unemployment rate increased by 8 bps over the same time to 3.4%.

  • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA unemployment rate is 50 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 210 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in October versus prior month by 5.6% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Unemployment October 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 1.3% . Key sectors include:

  • Education & Healthcare: 28,700; +600
  • Transportation & Utilities: 27,200; +200
  • Government: 24,000; +600
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 15,500; +300
  • Construction, Mining: 13,000; +200
  • Business Services: 10,600; -200
  • Manufacturing: 10,300; no change
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Unemployment by Industry October 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through October 2022 (Data published December 2022 and reports created on December 2, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.