Vallejo, CA – January 2024 Jobs Report – Job growth slows, healthcare leads the way

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The January 2024 jobs report for Vallejo, CA, reveals a labor market experiencing a slowdown in job growth. While Vallejo’s unemployment rate remained steady at 5.2% compared to December 2023, the number of new jobs added dipped significantly.


  • The unemployment rate held steady at 5.2%.
  • Job growth slowed, adding only 150 positions compared to 400 added in December 2023.
  • The healthcare and social assistance industry was the primary driver of job growth, adding 80 new positions.
  • Construction and manufacturing both shed jobs in January.

Industry and Occupational Trends

Job growth:

Job losses:

Comparison to previous periods

  • Vallejo’s unemployment rate in January 2024 is 0.8 percentage points lower than January 2023.
  • Job growth in January 2024 was considerably slower than January 2023, which saw an increase of 700 jobs.

Future outlook

The Vallejo job market is anticipated to see moderate job growth throughout 2024. The healthcare and social assistance sector is expected to continue leading in job creation, followed by professional and business services.

10 Growing occupations in Vallejo, CA (according to

  1. Registered nurses
  2. Home health aides and personal care aides
  3. Customer service representatives
  4. Software developers, applications
  5. Nursing assistants
  6. Construction laborers
  7. Retail salespersons
  8. Warehouse supervisors
  9. Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer
  10. Licensed practical nurses

10 Companies hiring now in Vallejo, CA:

  1. Kaiser Permanente
  2. Sutter Health
  3. Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  4. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
  5. City of Vallejo
  6. U.S. Navy
  7. Vallejo City Unified School District
  8. CVS Pharmacy
  9. The Home Depot
  10. Taco Bell