A Carlsbad Career means a Life in Action
No matter what kind of career path you’re on or which industry piques your interest, there are plenty of jobs in Carlsbad at our buzzworthy businesses. Carlsbad is home to multinational corporations and small boutique firms alike, demanding different skill sets and all education levels. At Carlsbad companies, you’ll be able to pursue a wide range of career paths coupled with resources that can help you break into new fields and grow as a professional. And with quality of life being one of the largest factors in the decision for a company to locate here, the work culture at your new job will be nothing short of life changing. Want help finding a job in Carlsbad? Click here to get connected with our incredible employers.
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Notable Rankings & Facts
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Total workers in Carlsbad
Employment growth in Carlsbad over the past ten years
Carlsbad's 2018 unemployment rate, the lowest in ten years
Patents issued to Carlsbad businesses in 2019
Patents per 1,000 workers in 2019
Carlsbad residents (ages 25 and older) hold a Bachelor's degree or higher
Average annual salary in 2019
Average Annual Salary in 2019 for Sports Design and Innovation industry
Average Annual Salary in 2019 for Jobs in Life Sciences
Average Annual Salary in 2019 for Jobs in Clean Technology
Average Annual Salary in 2019 for Jobs in Information & Communications Technology
Companies in Carlsbad
Our unique position allows for cross-collaboration between sports design, manufacturing, and creative companies with high-tech and clean-tech businesses.
Looking to get out of the rut? Carlsbad has a number of coworking spaces that serve to inspire an innovative spirit and provide a eclectic environment for optimal productivity.
With everything from video games to software engineering to bioinformatics, check out tech jobs in Carlsbad, our largest industry cluster.
Veterans & Military Families
As a concentrated market of defense and military activity, explore opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members and spouses.
Entrepreneurs & Startups
See opportunities for entrepreneurs as part of Carlsbad’s growing and exciting startup ecosystem.
Manufacturing & Skilled Trades
Careers in manufacturing and skilled trades are available across all of Carlsbad’s major industry clusters.
Whether it’s web design, digital marketing, or even craft food, express your creativity at a groundbreaking Carlsbad company.
A major player in San Diego’s life science ecosystem, opportunities here are abound in Carlsbad’s second largest industry cluster.
If you have some experience under your belt and are ready to show your chops at a new spot, check out careers for seasoned professionals.