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Napa Employment

Employment and Industries in the Napa, California Area

The wine and vineyard sector and the agricultural and tourism industries are the primary elements of Napa's economy. The city is the gateway to the popular "wine trail" which brings plenty of tourism revenue to Napa. The area's more than 300 wineries provide a large number of jobs in the region. The wine and vineyard sector is the largest employer in the Napa region and the sector's combined direct and related positions provide close to half of the region's jobs.

The other primary sectors for employment for the city are education, construction, healthcare, agriculture, government, arts, entertainment and recreation; professional, scientific and technical services and finance. About 25% of the jobs are in sales and office occupations.

Some of the jobs which are more prevalent in the Napa area than most of the nation's cities include wine making equipment operators, agricultural equipment operators, first-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing and forestry workers; farm workers and laborers, crop, nursery and greenhouse; massage therapists, packaging and filling operators and tenders and hotel, motel and desk clerks.

The Business & Career Center program is provided by the Napa County Workforce Investment Board. The program is designed to provide assistance to businesses and career seekers. Also, the Napa Business Assistance Workforce Program is available to assist companies in managing their business.

Notable data regarding Napa: In 2008 the cost of living index in Napa was a very high 170.1. The national average is 100. Approximately 23% of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's degree or higher. In early 2009 the average salary in Napa was $40,000.

The major employers in Napa are shown below:

  • Dey LP - Physicians & surgeons equipment & supplies - MFRS
  • Health & Human Services - Government
  • Marriott - Napa Valley - Hotels & motels
  • Meadows Care CTR - Nursing & Convalescent
  • Napa County Health & Human Services - Government
  • Napa State Hospital - Hospitals
  • Napa Valley College - Education
  • Queen of the Valley Hospital - Hospitals
  • Silverado Resort - Resorts
  • Syar Industries Inc - Sand & Gravel (WHLS)
  • Universal Protection Services - Security guard & patrol service
  • Walmart - Department stores
  • Westin - Napa - Hotels & motels
  • Westin - Verasa, Napa - Hotels & motels

Napa companies are offered assistance by business organizations such as:

The Napa Valley Register offers up-to-date information regarding the business activities in Napa.

Jobs in Napa

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations72870$54,030$25.98100
2Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations9160$32,520$15.638.55
3Office and Administrative Support Occupations8910$43,270$20.8114.35
4Sales and Related Occupations8270$42,950$20.659.9
5Production Occupations4860$45,160$21.715.7
6Management Occupations4240$128,390$61.736.15
7Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4170$104,980$50.475.8
8Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations4050$31,580$15.183.65
9Education, Training, and Library Occupations3790$61,210$29.436.05
10Personal Care and Service Occupations3750$29,350$14.114.3
11Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3500$35,760$17.196.55
12Construction and Extraction Occupations3080$60,910$29.294.45
13Business and Financial Operations Occupations3010$83,740$40.265.25
14Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2940$34,270$16.480.65
15Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse2290$30,450$14.640.3
16Personal Care Aides2160$24,740$11.891.5
17Waiters and Waitresses2040$40,800$19.611.7
18Retail Salespersons1970$31,260$15.032.85
19Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations1970$53,900$25.913.8
20Cashiers1830$28,470$13.692.2
21Healthcare Support Occupations1730$40,640$19.543
22Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1700$25,460$12.242.3
23Protective Service Occupations1650$56,710$27.262.2
24Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders1470$48,370$23.260
25Registered Nurses1430$113,740$54.681.95
26Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1390$27,640$13.290.9
27Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1280$30,530$14.681.55
28Demonstrators and Product Promoters1260$40,520$19.480.1
29General and Operations Managers1250$130,520$62.751.5
30Office Clerks, General1130$39,240$18.871.9
31Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers1100$33,380$16.050.8
32Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1090$32,210$15.491.7
33Community and Social Service Occupations1040$61,140$29.41.65
34Cooks, Restaurant990$30,920$14.860.8
35Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks940$50,790$24.421.05
36Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products930$77,020$37.030.9
37Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive930$42,870$20.611.5
38Stock Clerks and Order Fillers780$28,950$13.921.3
39Security Guards780$31,560$15.170.7
40Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations770$83,980$40.370.8
41Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders730$38,930$18.720.2
42Maintenance and Repair Workers, General710$46,430$22.320.9
43Carpenters690$71,540$34.390.7
44Computer and Mathematical Occupations670$85,680$41.192.9
45First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers650$60,600$29.130.95
46Food Preparation Workers630$27,860$13.40.6
47First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers610$46,940$22.571
48Bartenders610$32,840$15.790.4
49Accountants and Auditors600$85,820$41.260.9
50Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers590$28,670$13.780.3
51Nursing Assistants590$34,070$16.381
52Customer Service Representatives560$42,130$20.251.75
53Architecture and Engineering Occupations530$87,410$42.021.7
54Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations500$54,680$26.291.8
55Dishwashers490$26,090$12.540.3
56First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers460$43,190$20.760.6
57Business Operations Specialists, All Other450$108,750$52.280.7
58First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers450$73,020$35.10.4
59Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers420$44,100$21.21.2
60Construction Laborers420$54,160$26.040.8
61Sales Managers410$150,760$72.480.2
62Counter and Rental Clerks390$33,370$16.040.3
63Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks380$30,290$14.560.2
64Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists370$80,440$38.670.4
65Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators360$36,550$17.570.35
66Receptionists and Information Clerks350$34,740$16.70.7
67Medical Assistants350$40,100$19.280.45
68Medical Secretaries340$45,760$220.4
69Packers and Packagers, Hand320$27,830$13.380.45
70Sales Representatives, Services, All Other320$59,230$28.480.6
71Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop310$26,680$12.830.3
72Massage Therapists310$53,320$25.630.1
73Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers300$30,790$14.80.6
74Financial Managers290$148,280$71.290.4
75Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs290$33,040$15.890.2
76Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks290$39,890$19.180.4
77Legal Occupations290$122,540$58.920.8
78Painters, Construction and Maintenance290$52,790$25.380.2
79Management Analysts290$92,150$44.30.5
80Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors280$57,100$27.450.2
81Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other270$31,960$15.370
82First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers270$68,960$33.150
83Food Service Managers260$62,950$30.270.2
84Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants260$65,800$31.640.35
85Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers240$109,430$52.610.4
86Human Resources Specialists240$77,180$37.110.35
87Cooks, Fast Food240$24,480$11.770.3
88Helpers--Production Workers230$29,130$14.010.3
89Chefs and Head Cooks230$57,250$27.520.1
90Agricultural Equipment Operators220$35,530$17.080
91Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents220$55,520$26.690.2
92Firefighters220$71,580$34.410.2
93Electricians210$78,270$37.630.4
94Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks210$46,110$22.170.2
95Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop210$24,710$11.880.3
96Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses210$59,250$28.490.5
97Sales and Related Workers, All Other200$47,890$23.020.1
98Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters200$52,480$25.230.3
99First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers200$77,390$37.210.4
100Amusement and Recreation Attendants200$26,310$12.650.2
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Jobs More Common Near Napa Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$54,03072,870
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$32,5209,160
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$43,2708,910
Sales and Related Occupations$42,9508,270
Production Occupations$45,1604,860
Management Occupations$128,3904,240
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$104,9804,170
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$31,5804,050
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$61,2103,790
Personal Care and Service Occupations$29,3503,750
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,7603,500
Construction and Extraction Occupations$60,9103,080
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$83,7403,010
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations$34,2702,940
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse$30,4502,290
Personal Care Aides$24,7402,160
Waiters and Waitresses$40,8002,040
Retail Salespersons$31,2601,970
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$53,9001,970
Cashiers$28,4701,830
Healthcare Support Occupations$40,6401,730
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$25,4601,700
Protective Service Occupations$56,7101,650
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders$48,3701,470
Registered Nurses$113,7401,430
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,6401,390
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$30,5301,280
Demonstrators and Product Promoters$40,5201,260
General and Operations Managers$130,5201,250
Office Clerks, General$39,2401,130
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$33,3801,100
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$32,2101,090
Community and Social Service Occupations$61,1401,040
Cooks, Restaurant$30,920990
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$50,790940
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$77,020930
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$42,870930
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$28,950780
Security Guards$31,560780
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$83,980770
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders$38,930730
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$46,430710
Carpenters$71,540690
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$85,680670
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$60,600650
Food Preparation Workers$27,860630
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$46,940610
Bartenders$32,840610
Accountants and Auditors$85,820600
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers$28,670590

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$54,03072,870
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$32,5209,160
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$43,2708,910
Sales and Related Occupations$42,9508,270
Production Occupations$45,1604,860
Management Occupations$128,3904,240
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$104,9804,170
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$31,5804,050
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$61,2103,790
Personal Care and Service Occupations$29,3503,750
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,7603,500
Construction and Extraction Occupations$60,9103,080
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$83,7403,010
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations$34,2702,940
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse$30,4502,290
Waiters and Waitresses$40,8002,040
Retail Salespersons$31,2601,970
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$53,9001,970
Cashiers$28,4701,830
Healthcare Support Occupations$40,6401,730
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$25,4601,700
Protective Service Occupations$56,7101,650
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders$48,3701,470
Registered Nurses$113,7401,430
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,6401,390
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$30,5301,280
Demonstrators and Product Promoters$40,5201,260
General and Operations Managers$130,5201,250
Office Clerks, General$39,2401,130
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$33,3801,100
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$32,2101,090
Community and Social Service Occupations$61,1401,040
Cooks, Restaurant$30,920990
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$50,790940
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$77,020930
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$42,870930
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$28,950780
Security Guards$31,560780
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$83,980770
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders$38,930730
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$46,430710
Carpenters$71,540690
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$85,680670
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$60,600650
Food Preparation Workers$27,860630
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$46,940610
Bartenders$32,840610
Accountants and Auditors$85,820600
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers$28,670590
Nursing Assistants$34,070590

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