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Local healthcare jobs lower than other metro areas, percentage-wise

Don Bauder, SAN DIEGO READER

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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The healthcare sector is significantly larger than the San Diego metro area's manufacturing, tourism, and bio-medical research industries, says the institute's Erik Bruvold. Healthcare indirectly supported another 86,500 jobs in 2012. Directly and indirectly, healthcare represented more than 9 percent of the economy two years ago.