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Fast Facts for Excavating Machine Operators in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo and Santa Rosa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Ana, Oakland and San Diego
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Bakersfield, San Diego and Sacramento

Salaries for Excavating Machine Operators in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chico, Santa Ana and Santa Rosa

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More California Excavating Machine Operators Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Bakersfield
Bachelors
22,710
Orange
Associates
12,065
Oroville
Associates
11,300
Coalinga
Associates
3,584

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Excavating Machine Operators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Excavating Machine Operators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Excavating Machine Operators relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield100 $53,000
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade110 $71,990
Salinas60 $65,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim490 $63,780
MercedN/A $
Modesto70 $81,010
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura60 $55,500
ReddingN/A $
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario240 $71,580
San Diego-Carlsbad290 $67,110
Santa Rosa70 $69,640
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward190 $72,160
Vallejo-FairfieldN/A $
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara80 $80,970
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande60 $
Santa Maria-Santa BarbaraN/A $57,110
Fresno40 $68,970

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