International companies in California employ 843,900 U.S. workers. Approximately 236,900 of those jobs are in the manufacturing sector. With 2,379 international companies in the Golden State, global investment grows California's economy. Discover how global investment is growing California's economy and providing high-quality jobs in local communities.

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843,900 Workers

in California are employed as a result of global investment - an increase of 22.4 percent since 2014.

236,900 Mfg Workers

in California - 28.1 percent of all FDI jobs in the state - are in the manufacturing sector.

United Kingdom, Japan, and France

support the largest number of jobs in California among all international employers.

2,379 Global Employers

have operations in California.

From 2014 to 2019, California's FDI employment
While the state's overall private-sector employment