San Jose Mercury News/Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of Bay Area Employment

A new survey by the San Jose Mercury News and the Kaiser Family Foundation provides an in-depth look at workers in the Bay Area, their professional and financial challenges, and their views of the area’s job market and quality of life. The Bay Area Employment Survey is a joint project of the San Jose Mercury News and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Representatives of the two organizations worked together to develop the survey questionnaire and analyze the results. Results are presented in the San Jose Mercury News in a two-day series of articles. Each organization bears sole responsibility for the work that appears under its name. The survey involved 1,721 adults age 18-64, who were selected at random. All respondents live in the Bay Area of California, which was defined as Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties.

Survey Toplines (.pdf)


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