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Unemployment Rates & Wages

Unemployment rates in Sonoma County from 2003-2010

Year Unemployment
Rate
2010 9.7
2009 9.7
2008 5.7
2007 4.3
2006 4
2005 4.5
2004 5
2003 5.5

Employment and Wage Statistics for Sonoma County, by Industry, 2009

Industry Type Number of Establishments Average Monthly Employment Total Annual Payroll Average Weekly Pay
Total, all industries 17,965 150,281 $6,344,002 $812

Privately Owned Industries


Industry Type Number of Establishments Average Monthly Employment Total Annual Payroll Average Weekly Pay
Goods-Producing 3,340 35,793 $1,833,289 $985
Natural Resources and Mining 601 5,928 $163,359 $530
Construction 1,901 9,726 $515,204 $1,019
Manufacturing 838 20,140 $1,154,726 $1,103
Service 14,625 114,487 $4,510,713 $758
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 2,430 32,155 $1,204,585 $720
Information 186 2,551 $137,729 $1,038
Financial Activities ,225 7,723 $413,275 $1,029
Professional and Business Services 2,148 19,862 $1,002,221 $970
Education 1,469 23,226 $1,158,008 $959
Leisure and Hospitality 1,274 19,955 $354,711 $342
Other Services 5,516 8,586 $224,057 $502
Unclassified 379 429 $16,128 $724

Government


Type Number of Establishments Average Monthly Employment Total Annual Payroll Average Weekly Pay
Federal Government 60 1,650 $92,881 $1,082
State Government 171 4,366 $204,122 $899
Local Government 273 20,660 $1,017,780 $947

*Data was retrieved from the State of California Employment Development Department.