Silicon Valley Employment Trends Through 2016
Figure 1: Total Employment in Silicon Valley, Q2 2001 – Q4 2016
Number of Silicon Valley Jobs with Percent Change Over Prior Period
Data includes average annual employment estimates as of the second quarter for years 2007 through 2016, including the fourth quarter of 2016, from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, and includes the entire city-defined Silicon Valley region. Data for Q4 of 2016 was estimated at the industry level by BW Research using Q3 2016 QCEW data and updated based on Q4 2016 reported growth and totals, and modified slightly by EMSI, which removes suppressions and reorganizes public sector employment.
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