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Largest Single Employer in Southern California

Los Angeles County Health Workers

Medical staff of the County of Los Angeles. Courtesy of the L.A. County Department of Health Services.

The County of Los Angeles, with 92,708 employees, is the largest employer in Southern California. Of these employees, 26,142 are in law and justice, 26,130 in health services, and 21,393 in social services. The spectrum of job listings - from clerk to truck driver, sanitarian to psychiatrist, scientist to scuba diver, attorney to helicopter pilot - encompasses nearly every trade and profession, illustrating the complexity of county government serving a large urban population.

Also see Largest Employers in Los Angeles County.