BY: LISA HALVERSTADT
Drones deliver hundreds of paychecks in the San Diego region.
A significant cluster of local jobs is directly tied to defense-oriented drones, though an explosion of interest in smaller models for hobbyists and other businesses has likely significantly ratcheted up the number of drone-tied jobs in recent years.
Then there are the many companies that supply a specific drone-related service.
Much about the scope of the industry remains under the radar but these are a few of the key facts about San Diego’s drone industry that have already been fleshed out.