Carlsbad has some of the most innovative companies in action sports, life sciences, clean tech and information and communications technology. Learn more about each of our industry clusters below.
Carlsbad is the home to many leading companies in the golf, surf and cycling industries.
279 patents were issued to life sciences companies in Carlsbad in 2017 alone.
Information & Communications Technology
Software and video game design, cyber security, satellites, robotics, and more; this is one of the fastest growing industries in Carlsbad.
The average salary for clean tech jobs in Carlsbad $139,985.
Carlsbad’s medical device and robotic companies are quickly on the rise. In fact, medical device company employment numbers in Carlsbad are surpassing the national average by more than six times. That’s nearly 4,000 jobs and more than 150 firms. Read on to learn more.
This industry is the convergence of both life sciences and technology cluster companies providing noteworthy medical device activity and accounting for one in every 20 jobs in the city.
The nation is recognizing advanced manufacturing as a linchpin to bringing high-level production back to the United States, and robotics is a key industry at the convergence of manufacturing and technology.
Hospitality and Tourism
Carlsbad is one of the nation’s top vacation destinations, so it’s no surprise that the hospitality and tourism cluster is quickly emerging as one of the city’s hottest industries.