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High-Tech, Health Care Fuel Local Job Growth

economy: Some Sectors Stronger Than Others

Mike Allen, SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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Kelly Cunningham, an economist at National University System Institute for Policy Research, says while the higher-paying segments requiring higher skills seem to be thriving, many of the positions in older and traditional segments are suffering.

"San Diego has done well in creating higher-wage jobs, and the lower-wage jobs seem to be maintaining," Cunningham said. "But the middle-wage jobs are far from recovering from where they were before the recession."