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Apple to grow San Diego employees to 5,000 over 5 years



Apple plans to grow its employees in San Diego to more than 5,000 by 2026, the technology company announced Monday.

Apple announced the expansion as part of its plan to invest $430 billion and add 20,000 new jobs across the United States over the next five years.

The new San Diego positions will be in specialty engineering fields, including software and hardware technologies.


“Apple bringing thousands of high-skilled jobs to San Diego County is a tremendous addition to our innovative economy,” said Nathan Fletcher, chair of the County Board of Supervisors, in a statement. “Their commitment to invest in our county is further evidence of the region’s emergence as a top destination for the tech sector; it comes after our local biotech and life sciences companies thrived amidst the pandemic. I fully support this Apple initiative and stand ready to assist their San Diego growth.” READ MORE