Report: Calif. Ranks 7th in Concentration of Highly Skilled Workers in Medical Devices, Other Industries
California ranked seventh out of all 50 U.S. states for its concentration of "advanced industry" workers, which includes highly skilled medical device manufacturers, according to a report by the Brookings Institution. San Francisco, San Diego and San Jose ranked in the top 10 of the largest 100 U.S. metro areas with such workers, while Stockton, Fresno and the Inland Empire ranked in the bottom 10.
- "California Has One of the Largest Shares of High-Tech Workers in U.S." (Kirkham, Los Angeles Times, 2/2).