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Bakersfield Employment

Employment and Industries in the Bakersfield, California Area

Agriculture, manufacturing, petroleum extraction and refining are the primary factors for Bakersfield's economy. Bakersfield is one of the largest agricultural producing counties in the nation. It's also one of the nation's largest oil producing counties. The technology based sector includes companies such as DIVR Systems, Lort Manufacturing and ProSoft Technology. The Dreyers Grand Ice Cream facility located in Bakersfield is one of the largest single-location ice cream facilities in the world. Victory Circle Inc. manufactures new stock car bodies, assembles race cars and includes a repair shop. Bakersfield is also home to the ACS Call Center, one of the country's largest student loan management companies.

The most popular occupations in the city in which the majority of the employees have a college degree are teachers, registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sale representatives, accountants and auditors, engineers and management analysts. Jobs more prevalent in Bakersfield than most other cities are farm workers, oil and gas workers, agricultural equipment operators, graders and sorters of agricultural products, first-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing and forestry workers, correctional officers and jailers, first-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers and farm equipment mechanics.

Noteworthy information about Bakersfield: The city has been ranked #5 for the nation's medium sized cities for business by Inc. Magazine. The Center for Digital Government stated "Bakersfield is one of the most digital-savvy, cutting-edge mid-sized cities in the nation." The city has enterprise zones and no local utility or inventory taxes. In 2007 the estimated median household income was $51,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 93.1. The national average is 100. For the population over 25 years of age, approximately 19% have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Shown below are the major employers in the Bakersfield area:

  • Kern County
  • Giumarra Farms
  • Grimmway Farms
  • Wm. Bolthouse Farms
  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
  • City of Bakersfield
  • Mercy Hospital
  • ARB Inc
  • Kern Medical Center
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Sun World
  • Chevron North American Exploration and Production
  • Texaco
  • Andrews Distribution
  • Seventh Standard Ranch Co
  • Paramount Farms
  • Sun Pacific Shipper Sales
  • Cal State Univ. Bakersfield
  • Aera Energy LLC
  • Clinical Sierra Vista Inc
  • Kaiser Permamente
  • Frito-Lay
  • Nestle Ice Cream Co. LLC
  • Bakersfield College
  • Western Oilfields Supply Company
  • Ken Small Construction
  • Cal Farm Invest Inc

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Most Popular Jobs in Bakersfield, California Metro Area (2008 data)

Where the Majority of Workers Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Elementary school teachers, except special education 6,090 $54,980 $33,850 - 78,840 14% 95%
2 Registered nurses 2,990 $74,790 $52,490 - 98,940 24% 56%
3 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,740 $56,990 $38,780 - 80,280 6% 96%
4 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 1,460 $61,680 $33,920 - 95,910 8% 51%
5 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,340 $59,380 $38,360 - 88,490 11% 95%
6 Teachers and instructors, all other 1,260 $44,480 $27,340 - 69,410 9% 54%
7 Accountants and auditors 1,020 $61,660 $43,900 - 86,240 18% 79%
8 Electronics engineers, except computer 790 $90,270 $62,580 - 127,130 4% 81%
9 Management analysts 670 $74,440 $41,290 - 111,740 22% 78%
10 Engineers, all other 650 $99,370 $38,540 - 149,240 6% 82%
11 Financial managers 620 $99,550 $52,450 - 13% 60%
12 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 600 $96,840 $80,750 - 118,990 8% 78%
13 Aerospace engineers 600 $91,440 $59,140 - 129,590 10% 87%
14 Sales managers 570 $78,950 $43,370 - 148,180 10% 69%
15 Computer software engineers, applications 550 $92,480 $53,660 - 133,520 45% 85%
16 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 540 $54,820 $31,790 - 77,700 20% 87%
17 Mechanical engineers 510 $88,730 $54,890 - 125,840 4% 78%
18 Self-enrichment education teachers 500 $40,260 $21,050 - 79,180 23% 54%
19 Civil engineers 470 $80,230 $51,880 - 112,150 18% 87%
20 Computer specialists, all other 440 $79,770 $51,510 - 105,840 15% 68%
21 Chief executives 410 $171,460 $94,250 - 2% 65%
22 Medical and health services managers 380 $88,600 $46,950 - 138,520 16% 57%
23 Petroleum engineers 360 $121,570 $58,530 - 5% 80%
24 Rehabilitation counselors 360 $37,710 $17,950 - 65,930 23% 73%
25 Pharmacists 350 $120,960 $76,650 - 160,770 22% 97%
26 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 350 $62,710 $39,210 - 82,940 13% 73%
27 Instructional coordinators 350 $56,320 $33,400 - 79,710 23% 79%
28 Social and human service assistants 350 $28,710 $18,110 - 41,040 34% 58%
29 Engineering managers 340 $122,260 $84,630 - 166,150 7% 84%
30 Computer systems analysts 340 $77,460 $46,510 - 117,570 29% 68%
31 Chiropractors 330 $73,470 $34,560 - 111,210 14% 98%
32 Managers, all other 310 $94,670 $45,950 - 141,710 7% 55%
33 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 310 $57,090 $29,120 - 95,530 17% 56%
34 Sales engineers 300 $96,570 $55,380 - 154,010 9% 79%
35 Coaches and scouts 300 $32,440 $22,650 - 49,680 15% 60%
36 Community and social service specialists, all other 280 $40,200 $27,820 - 53,770 25% 58%
37 Computer and information scientists, research 260 $88,770 $60,640 - 120,420 22% 68%
38 Network and computer systems administrators 260 $68,160 $40,850 - 99,240 27% 50%
39 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 260 $56,660 $29,630 - 94,250 5% 58%
40 Lawyers 240 $130,960 $52,510 - 11% 99%
41 Electrical engineers 240 $89,080 $55,000 - 127,910 6% 81%
42 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 240 $80,390 $49,150 - 122,330 12% 51%
43 Social and community service managers 240 $53,120 $29,090 - 81,090 25% 72%
44 Advertising sales agents 240 $52,400 $20,270 - 106,200 20% 56%
45 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 240 $32,260 $26,380 - 39,640 15% 51%
46 Computer and information systems managers 230 $128,610 $64,540 - 16% 73%
47 Industrial engineers 230 $99,600 $68,210 - 147,740 20% 74%
48 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 220 $82,850 $50,050 - 120,530 20% 99%
49 Computer programmers 220 $76,020 $36,550 - 120,450 -4% 73%
50 Financial specialists, all other 220 $60,570 $33,220 - 100,770 12% 50%
51 Speech-language pathologists 200 $69,560 $46,710 - 96,760 11% 98%
52 Public relations specialists 200 $44,510 $20,310 - 76,500 18% 81%
53 Education, training, and library workers, all other 190 $37,870 $28,510 - 48,580 11% 79%
54 Marketing managers 180 $116,850 $65,990 - 14% 69%
55 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 180 $36,240 $23,280 - 51,480 30% 77%
56 Health educators 170 $36,000 $22,860 - 59,970 26% 58%
57 Dentists, general 160 $174,090 $96,110 - 9% 100%
58 Network systems and data communications analysts 160 $87,000 $51,970 - 151,480 53% 57%
59 Budget analysts 160 $69,790 $51,880 - 94,290 7% 78%
60 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 160 $45,120 $28,410 - 70,080 14% 54%
61 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 150 $113,410 $62,580 - 22% 93%
62 Physical therapists 150 $81,850 $52,660 - 105,920 27% 89%
63 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 150 $72,730 $31,670 - 103,120 16% 99%
64 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 150 $43,950 $27,710 - 64,750 18% 56%
65 Graphic designers 150 $43,680 $26,760 - 75,600 10% 55%
66 Sales and related workers, all other 150 $37,500 $17,420 - 74,660 14% 62%
67 Umpires, referees, and other sports officials 150 $25,820 $18,140 - 33,490 16% 60%
68 Computer software engineers, systems software 140 $100,140 $69,510 - 130,970 28% 85%
69 Chemists 140 $89,480 $44,470 - 139,780 9% 93%
70 Mental health counselors 140 $66,170 $33,280 - 100,880 30% 73%
71 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 140 $65,550 $41,740 - 82,740 12% 51%
72 Dietitians and nutritionists 140 $59,470 $48,370 - 71,830 9% 72%
73 Training and development specialists 140 $50,790 $28,630 - 77,220 18% 56%
74 Architects, except landscape and naval 130 $105,380 $64,830 - 143,570 18% 88%
75 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 130 $95,820 $35,540 - 25% 67%
76 Physician assistants 130 $82,740 $19,840 - 113,620 27% 67%
77 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 120 $52,430 $33,490 - 74,460 24% 78%
78 Physicists 110 $95,220 $61,800 - 140,080 7% 95%
79 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 110 $69,140 $42,720 - 100,150 25% 93%
80 Database administrators 110 $61,980 $34,840 - 99,170 29% 72%
81 Librarians 110 $57,440 $32,770 - 82,080 4% 85%
82 Credit analysts 110 $56,680 $31,250 - 90,050 2% 60%
83 Medical and public health social workers 110 $45,820 $29,060 - 67,440 24% 77%
84 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 110 $31,840 $20,000 - 42,550 34% 73%
85 Market research analysts 110 $0 $ - 20% 82%
86 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 100 $67,160 $40,990 - 96,770 15% 72%
87 Surveyors 100 $50,720 $27,950 - 72,870 24% 82%
88 Computer hardware engineers 90 $88,760 $55,100 - 129,100 5% 70%
89 Occupational health and safety specialists 90 $75,280 $41,080 - 107,950 8% 72%
90 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 90 $50,570 $36,540 - 64,660 18% 56%
91 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 90 $27,660 $21,530 - 32,620 11% 55%
92 Environmental engineers 80 $98,850 $76,390 - 128,600 25% 86%
93 Veterinarians 80 $89,700 $70,810 - 120,140 35% 100%
94 Legislators 80 $35,330 $22,620 - 52,850 1% 65%
95 Personal financial advisors 70 $79,440 $31,290 - 41% 81%
96 Producers and directors 70 $62,840 $28,450 - 104,170 11% 75%
97 Technical writers 70 $60,400 $42,400 - 79,980 20% 74%
98 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 70 $60,210 $35,950 - 101,250 10% 74%
99 Social workers, all other 70 $55,180 $32,890 - 76,790 18% 77%
100 Biological scientists, all other 70 $53,340 $27,970 - 89,820 4% 95%

Where the Majority of Workers Do Not Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse 25,990 $17,820 $16,640 - 19,710 -3% 4%
2 Retail salespersons 6,780 $24,850 $16,790 - 38,440 12% 25%
3 Cashiers 6,540 $21,520 $16,640 - 33,150 -3% 10%
4 Office clerks, general 5,740 $27,120 $17,650 - 38,010 13% 19%
5 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 5,080 $39,010 $27,010 - 50,740 10% 4%
6 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 5,080 $24,000 $16,800 - 34,460 2% 5%
7 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 4,520 $18,840 $16,640 - 21,930 18% 5%
8 Teacher assistants 4,360 $25,080 $19,090 - 32,130 10% 18%
9 Correctional officers and jailers 4,140 $65,070 $46,040 - 80,890 17% 11%
10 Packers and packagers, hand 3,510 $19,910 $16,670 - 29,400 -12% 3%
11 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 3,340 $25,790 $16,980 - 37,310 15% 4%
12 Construction laborers 3,280 $32,240 $21,630 - 49,990 11% 5%
13 General and operations managers 3,110 $98,380 $44,570 - 2% 48%
14 Stock clerks and order fillers 3,110 $22,880 $16,800 - 33,890 -8% 8%
15 Waiters and waitresses 2,970 $19,060 $16,640 - 24,000 11% 14%
16 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 2,940 $32,750 $21,290 - 46,350 13% 16%
17 Maintenance and repair workers, general 2,680 $37,980 $20,410 - 59,890 10% 6%
18 Cooks, fast food 2,670 $18,040 $16,650 - 19,850 8% 5%
19 Business operations specialists, all other 2,610 $72,150 $34,310 - 112,380 21% 49%
20 Roustabouts, oil and gas 2,440 $41,220 $23,260 - 53,640 -3% 0%
21 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 2,240 $47,230 $28,630 - 74,240 6% 29%
22 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 2,130 $39,750 $27,910 - 53,220 15% 18%
23 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 2,060 $35,850 $20,710 - 58,410 4% 25%
24 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 1,970 $33,340 $21,160 - 47,360 1% 18%
25 Customer service representatives 1,970 $31,380 $19,890 - 45,830 25% 22%
26 Medical assistants 1,930 $26,420 $20,080 - 35,740 35% 10%
27 Food preparation workers 1,930 $19,390 $16,750 - 24,020 15% 7%
28 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,920 $24,500 $17,500 - 36,670 18% 6%
29 Electricians 1,770 $55,160 $31,420 - 75,190 7% 7%
30 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,740 $67,820 $42,910 - 100,350 9% 10%
31 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 1,680 $30,940 $17,470 - 49,520 8% 4%
32 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,640 $37,720 $17,960 - 71,970 14% 4%
33 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,640 $27,120 $17,680 - 41,620 -2% 2%
34 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,570 $22,730 $17,390 - 30,530 18% 7%
35 Medical secretaries 1,560 $27,320 $17,750 - 39,240 17% 18%
36 Driver/sales workers 1,560 $21,080 $16,640 - 32,620 -5% 4%
37 Receptionists and information clerks 1,420 $23,900 $17,630 - 31,070 17% 13%
38 Security guards 1,400 $22,890 $17,230 - 30,860 17% 13%
39 Counter and rental clerks 1,350 $23,090 $16,640 - 34,670 23% 16%
40 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,320 $28,130 $18,690 - 43,520 11% 14%
41 Carpenters 1,290 $48,970 $26,050 - 80,690 10% 6%
42 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,270 $18,680 $16,640 - 22,200 13% 5%
43 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,210 $51,020 $31,440 - 75,660 8% 3%
44 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 1,210 $37,270 $22,250 - 59,910 12% 3%
45 Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers 1,200 $62,670 $49,740 - 80,120 -13% 7%
46 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 1,200 $24,250 $16,810 - 37,970 14% 3%
47 Child care workers 1,170 $22,440 $17,220 - 29,770 18% 15%
48 Graders and sorters, agricultural products 1,170 $18,920 $16,920 - 20,000 -2% 0%
49 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,140 $21,390 $16,700 - 30,230 10% 8%
50 Bus drivers, school 1,100 $32,810 $19,730 - 40,710 9% 4%
51 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,080 $42,860 $34,790 - 51,850 14% 7%
52 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,080 $29,580 $21,560 - 39,300 4% 15%
53 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,040 $60,270 $41,690 - 85,140 7% 13%
54 Tellers 1,030 $23,040 $18,050 - 29,490 14% 16%
55 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 1,010 $51,640 $27,680 - 78,210 5% 2%
56 Cooks, restaurant 970 $23,070 $18,320 - 28,660 12% 5%
57 Home health aides 950 $20,230 $16,980 - 24,850 49% 7%
58 Dishwashers 930 $18,150 $16,660 - 20,040 10% 3%
59 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 900 $48,790 $25,660 - 76,000 11% 4%
60 Preschool teachers, except special education 890 $27,390 $17,450 - 41,560 26% 43%
61 Personal and home care aides 870 $20,110 $17,250 - 24,280 51% 10%
62 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 860 $28,120 $17,370 - 42,350 4% 6%
63 Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 800 $66,010 $34,490 - 96,310 2% 18%
64 Kindergarten teachers, except special education 790 $54,310 $35,950 - 76,090 16% 43%
65 Dental assistants 770 $27,130 $19,330 - 38,090 29% 9%
66 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 760 $29,580 $16,640 - 55,580 -5% 5%
67 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 720 $59,140 $32,180 - 97,000 -5% 15%
68 Sales representatives, services, all other 700 $59,430 $30,220 - 92,630 28% 48%
69 Cement masons and concrete finishers 680 $37,460 $23,440 - 51,580 11% 2%
70 Electrical power-line installers and repairers 670 $80,170 $58,380 - 102,670 7% 6%
71 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 670 $46,980 $19,230 - 81,530 -7% 14%
72 Parts salespersons 670 $28,860 $16,640 - 44,030 -2% 6%
73 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 660 $36,460 $26,460 - 49,580 -1% 22%
74 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 660 $31,610 $19,890 - 46,590 11% 5%
75 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 640 $58,580 $35,640 - 82,510 10% 17%
76 First-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing, and forestry workers 640 $30,660 $21,720 - 43,180 0% 0%
77 Pharmacy technicians 630 $35,090 $23,340 - 45,200 32% 16%
78 Bartenders 630 $18,840 $16,660 - 20,890 11% 17%
79 Protective service workers, all other 620 $30,490 $16,710 - 50,220 13% 31%
80 Helpers--production workers 610 $26,820 $17,550 - 36,810 -1% 4%
81 Postsecondary teachers, all other 590 $66,330 $42,180 - 100,130 0% 0%
82 Industrial machinery mechanics 580 $46,840 $28,760 - 66,440 9% 5%
83 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 580 $18,120 $16,640 - 20,210 10% 17%
84 Postal service mail carriers 580 $0 $ - 1% 11%
85 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 570 $72,740 $49,820 - 97,920 4% 18%
86 All other information and record clerks 570 $35,710 $22,080 - 50,610 -13% 21%
87 First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers 550 $82,460 $67,870 - 102,680 13% 25%
88 Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 550 $45,750 $28,710 - 64,020 12% 3%
89 Office and administrative support workers, all other 550 $36,050 $21,240 - 54,830 -9% 32%
90 Construction managers 540 $89,200 $59,950 - 129,430 16% 29%
91 Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 540 $46,920 $25,310 - 81,950 -5% 0%
92 Order clerks 540 $30,240 $20,700 - 40,210 -24% 16%
93 Drywall and ceiling tile installers 530 $46,100 $29,130 - 67,620 7% 2%
94 Computer support specialists 530 $46,010 $30,850 - 63,100 13% 43%
95 Bill and account collectors 530 $33,300 $21,550 - 47,780 23% 13%
96 Word processors and typists 520 $31,250 $25,260 - 38,910 -12% 19%
97 Amusement and recreation attendants 510 $19,210 $16,700 - 21,240 24% 22%
98 Food service managers 490 $43,650 $32,300 - 59,280 5% 24%
99 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 490 $36,280 $20,840 - 56,940 2% 11%
100 Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 480 $55,720 $41,780 - 68,310 11% 11%
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Jobs More Common Near Bakersfield Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Roustabouts, oil and gas 41,220 2,440 58.5
Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse 17,820 25,990 54.5
Farm, ranch, and other agricultural managers 56,480 100 50.9
Graders and sorters, agricultural products 18,920 1,170 31.3
First-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing, and forestry workers 30,660 640 26.8
Agricultural equipment operators 23,440 480 24.7
Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers 62,670 1,200 20.8
First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers 82,460 550 16.8
Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 46,920 540 13.5
Umpires, referees, and other sports officials 25,820 150 12.9
Correctional officers and jailers 65,070 4,140 10.8
Petroleum engineers 121,570 360 10.6
Pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation 33,090 180 9.5
Farm equipment mechanics 28,980 190 9.2
Chiropractors 73,470 330 8.2
Geological and petroleum technicians 68,800 130 7.3
Aerospace engineers 91,440 600 6.8
Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 66,010 800 6.6
Computer and information scientists, research 88,770 260 5.7
Crane and tower operators 57,720 310 5.2
Physicists 95,220 110 5.1
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 80,170 670 4.4
Protective service workers, all other 30,490 620 4.3
Pharmacy aides 21,580 310 4
Power plant operators 66,520 120 3.7
Hazardous materials removal workers 38,280 230 3.4
Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 47,220 270 3.2
Tapers 45,360 180 3.2
Plasterers and stucco masons 46,670 200 3.1
Electronics engineers, except computer 90,270 790 2.9
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 113,410 150 2.6
Cooks, fast food 18,040 2,670 2.6
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 37,270 1,210 2.6
Internists, general 102,500 200 2.6
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 54,310 790 2.6
Radio and television announcers 34,910 100 2.5
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 45,750 550 2.4
Packers and packagers, hand 19,910 3,510 2.4
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 55,720 480 2.4
Elementary school teachers, except special education 54,980 6,090 2.3
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 46,100 530 2.2
Word processors and typists 31,250 520 2.2
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 61,300 300 2.2
Driver/sales workers 21,080 1,560 2.2
Engineers, all other 99,370 650 2.1
Material moving workers, all other 43,880 120 2
Medical assistants 26,420 1,930 2
Sales engineers 96,570 300 2
Tile and marble setters 40,310 170 2
Rehabilitation counselors 37,710 360 2

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Bakersfield, California Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Correctional officers and jailers 65,070 1.72 4,140
Mental health counselors 66,170 1.62 140
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 113,410 1.55 150
First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers 82,460 1.49 550
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 51,640 1.47 1,010
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 80,170 1.46 670
Architects, except landscape and naval 105,380 1.45 130
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 46,980 1.4 670
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 72,740 1.4 570
Industrial engineers 99,600 1.37 230
Chemists 89,480 1.36 140
Network systems and data communications analysts 87,000 1.35 160
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 65,250 1.35 470
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 31,610 1.34 660
Helpers--carpenters 34,050 1.31 120
Roustabouts, oil and gas 41,220 1.3 2,440
Loan officers 76,860 1.3 340
Geological and petroleum technicians 68,800 1.3 130
Material moving workers, all other 43,880 1.28 120
Lawyers 130,960 1.28 240
Computer and information systems managers 128,610 1.27 230
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 67,330 1.27 400
Crane and tower operators 57,720 1.27 310
Painters, construction and maintenance 43,410 1.27 410
Bus drivers, school 32,810 1.25 1,100
Cost estimators 70,190 1.25 460
Fire fighters 52,690 1.25 320
Pipelayers 45,850 1.25 150
Paralegals and legal assistants 53,600 1.25 160
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 61,300 1.25 300
Carpenters 48,970 1.25 1,290
Pharmacy technicians 35,090 1.25 630
Chemical technicians 52,190 1.25 110
Engineers, all other 99,370 1.23 650
Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 65,550 1.23 140
Business operations specialists, all other 72,150 1.23 2,610
Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 66,010 1.22 800
Tire repairers and changers 28,890 1.22 300
Bakers 29,240 1.22 160
Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 47,220 1.22 270
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 62,710 1.22 350
Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers 62,670 1.22 1,200
Registered nurses 74,790 1.21 2,990
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 95,820 1.21 130
Refuse and recyclable material collectors 36,540 1.21 300
Computer software engineers, systems software 100,140 1.2 140
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 21,390 1.2 1,140
Computer software engineers, applications 92,480 1.2 550
Mechanical engineers 88,730 1.2 510
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 46,100 1.2 530

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