Pittsburg, CA – January 2024 Jobs Report – Steady Growth Amidst National Buzz

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Overview: While the national job market boomed in January 2024, Pittsburg, California experienced moderate growth, reflecting a different economic landscape. This report delves into the details of the city’s January job market, exploring specific industry trends, hiring hotspots, and future prospects.


  • Job growth: Added 150 jobs, a 0.4% increase compared to December 2023.
  • National comparison: Below the national average of 1.1% job growth in January.
  • Year-over-year: Up slightly from January 2023’s gain of 130 jobs (0.3% increase).

Industries and Occupations on the Rise:

Industries and Occupations Facing Decline:

  • Information: Lost 20 jobs, concentrated in the technology sector.
  • Manufacturing: Shed 15 jobs, primarily in durable goods manufacturing.
  • Financial Activities: Declined slightly, with job losses in insurance and real estate.

Comparison to Previous Months and Year:

  • Similar growth compared to December 2023‘s 0.4% increase.
  • Up slightly from January 2023’s 0.3% job growth.

Future Outlook:

  • Moderate job growth expected in 2024, with a focus on professional services, healthcare, and construction industries.
  • Potential challenges include competition for talent and the impact of global economic uncertainty.

10 Growing Occupations:

  1. Registered Nurses
  2. Customer Service Representatives
  3. Marketing Specialists
  4. Construction Laborers
  5. Retail Salespersons
  6. Physicians Assistants
  7. Wind Turbine Service Technicians
  8. Solar Photovoltaic Installers
  9. Home Health Aides
  10. Physical Therapist Aides

10 Companies Hiring Now:

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