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Yuba City Employment

Employment and Industries in the Yuba City, California Area

Yuba City is the region's major business center. Agriculture, lumber and wood as well as fruit, nuts and vegetables food processing facilities are major elements of the local economy. Yuba City is home to Sunsweet Growers Incorporated, one of the world's largest dried fruit processing plants. Light manufacturing, healthcare and the nearby Beale Air Force Base are also significant factors for the economy. In addition, Yuba City has been included in Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live" list.

The primary sectors for jobs in Yuba City include healthcare, agriculture, education, accommodation and food services, finance, insurance and construction. About 23% of the workforce is employed in management, professional and related occupations.

Some of the most popular jobs in Yuba City filled by college graduates include, teachers, registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, civil engineers, education administrators, social and human services assistants, medical and health services managers and management analysts.

The Yuba Sutter Enterprise Zone offers incentives such as employer hiring credits, business expenses deductions, sales and use tax credits, net operating loss carryover, state contract preference points, net interest deduction and employee credits. In addition, the Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation offers a variety of assistance to Yuba City businesses.

Noteworthy information about Yuba City: About 14% of the population over the age of 25 hold a bachelor's degree or higher. The cost of living index in 2008 was 93.4. The national average is 100. In 2009, the average salary was $29,000.

A list of the major employers in Yuba City is shown below:

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation CTR - Health Services
  • Fremont Medical CTR - Hospitals
  • Great Beginnings - Clinics
  • Home Depot - Home Centers
  • Landstar Ranger Inc - Trucking
  • Larry Geweke Ford - Automobile parts & supplies - retail - new
  • Legend Transportation - Transportation services
  • Lowe's - Home Centers
  • Ocean Spray Cranberries Distr - Distribution services
  • Sam's Club - Wholesale clubs
  • Sierra Central Credit Union - Credit Unions
  • Siller Bros Aviation Div - Logging companies (MFRS)
  • Sunsweet Growers - Food preparations NEC (MFRS)
  • Sutter County Jail - Government
  • Sutter County Public Administration - Government offices
  • Sutter County Sheriff - Government
  • Sutter North Surgery CTR - Hospitals
  • Walmart Supercenter - Department stores
  • Winco Foods - Grocers - Retail
  • Yuba City Unified School Dist - Schools

Yuba City companies have access to business associations such as:

The Appeal-Democrat offers up-to-date information about the business activities in the Yuba City area.

Jobs in Yuba City

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations42770$49,320$23.71100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations5950$38,680$18.5914.35
3Sales and Related Occupations4590$35,680$17.159.9
4Education, Training, and Library Occupations4450$62,930$30.256.05
5Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations3890$25,810$12.418.55
6Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations2860$106,440$51.175.8
7Transportation and Material Moving Occupations2710$37,310$17.946.55
8Personal Care and Service Occupations2620$27,310$13.134.3
9Production Occupations1960$35,490$17.065.7
10Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations1750$51,130$24.583.8
11Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations1700$27,540$13.240.65
12Management Occupations1680$103,100$49.576.15
13Personal Care Aides1560$24,520$11.791.5
14Cashiers1520$27,300$13.132.2
15Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse1470$25,490$12.250.3
16Construction and Extraction Occupations1390$53,000$25.484.45
17Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1380$24,520$11.792.3
18Retail Salespersons1280$28,640$13.772.85
19Healthcare Support Occupations1260$37,440$183
20Business and Financial Operations Occupations1220$74,170$35.665.25
21Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1180$33,540$16.123.65
22Protective Service Occupations1170$52,020$25.012.2
23Community and Social Service Occupations900$57,410$27.61.65
24Office Clerks, General830$34,520$16.61.9
25Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers740$43,210$20.771.2
26Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand730$29,650$14.261.7
27Stock Clerks and Order Fillers620$30,890$14.851.3
28Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive580$36,910$17.751.5
29Architecture and Engineering Occupations570$93,980$45.181.7
30Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners560$32,860$15.81.55
31General and Operations Managers540$100,200$48.171.5
32Waiters and Waitresses520$25,550$12.281.7
33Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks490$36,380$17.491.05
34Substitute Teachers490$38,620$18.570
35First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers430$52,760$25.370.95
36Nursing Assistants420$37,690$18.121
37Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products410$51,690$24.850.9
38Cooks, Fast Food380$23,640$11.370.3
39Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations380$66,230$31.840.8
40First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers360$44,070$21.191
41Maintenance and Repair Workers, General350$42,730$20.540.9
42Medical Assistants320$36,030$17.320.45
43Childcare Workers300$27,470$13.210.8
44Counter and Rental Clerks300$27,330$13.140.3
45Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers300$91,160$43.830.4
46Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers290$31,810$15.30.8
47Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers290$41,550$19.980.6
48Security Guards290$26,640$12.810.7
49Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics260$44,010$21.160.5
50First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers260$35,110$16.880.6
51Medical Secretaries260$38,880$18.690.4
52Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education250$35,760$17.190.3
53Business Operations Specialists, All Other240$82,490$39.660.7
54Civil Engineers240$106,340$51.130.2
55Computer and Mathematical Occupations240$84,470$40.612.9
56Firefighters240$37,100$17.840.2
57Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers230$32,380$15.570
58Cooks, Restaurant230$27,870$13.40.8
59Receptionists and Information Clerks230$28,800$13.840.7
60Construction Laborers220$46,180$22.20.8
61Customer Service Representatives220$40,020$19.241.75
62Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses220$58,300$28.030.5
63Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations200$47,920$23.041.8
64Dishwashers190$22,860$10.990.3
65Food Preparation Workers190$25,000$12.020.6
66Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners190$28,090$13.510.9
67Sales Representatives, Services, All Other180$48,500$23.320.6
68Tellers180$29,990$14.420.3
69Dental Assistants160$39,550$19.010.2
70Management Analysts160$71,540$34.390.5
71Packers and Packagers, Hand160$23,320$11.210.45
72Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers160$39,030$18.770.3
73Carpenters150$52,450$25.220.7
74First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers150$71,280$34.270.3
75Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors150$46,700$22.450.2
76Pharmacy Technicians150$40,120$19.290.3
77Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants140$54,930$26.410.35
78Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other140$40,950$19.690.1
79Postal Service Mail Carriers140$48,620$23.370.2
80Sales Managers140$100,130$48.140.2
81Accountants and Auditors130$66,720$32.080.9
82Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors130$59,730$28.720.2
83Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics130$47,070$22.630.2
84Amusement and Recreation Attendants120$23,400$11.250.2
85Billing and Posting Clerks120$37,550$18.050.3
86Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment120$24,280$11.670.2
87First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers120$73,560$35.360.4
88Industrial Machinery Mechanics120$51,570$24.790.2
89Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators120$60,350$29.010.2
90Parts Salespersons120$32,110$15.440.2
91Human Resources Specialists110$61,100$29.380.35
92Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants100$29,220$14.050.1
93Financial Managers100$120,370$57.870.4
94First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers100$61,120$29.380.4
95Legal Occupations100$85,070$40.90.8
96Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders100$24,250$11.660.2
97Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks100$35,150$16.90.4
98Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators100$60,910$29.280.1
99Bus Drivers, School or Special Client90$32,370$15.560.3
100Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria90$33,160$15.940.3
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Jobs More Common Near Yuba City Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$49,32042,770
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$38,6805,950
Sales and Related Occupations$35,6804,590
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$62,9304,450
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$25,8103,890
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$106,4402,860
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$37,3102,710
Personal Care and Service Occupations$27,3102,620
Production Occupations$35,4901,960
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$51,1301,750
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations$27,5401,700
Management Occupations$103,1001,680
Personal Care Aides$24,5201,560
Cashiers$27,3001,520
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse$25,4901,470
Construction and Extraction Occupations$53,0001,390
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$24,5201,380
Retail Salespersons$28,6401,280
Healthcare Support Occupations$37,4401,260
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$74,1701,220
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$33,5401,180
Protective Service Occupations$52,0201,170
Community and Social Service Occupations$57,410900
Office Clerks, General$34,520830
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,210740
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,650730
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$30,890620
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$36,910580
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$93,980570
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$32,860560
General and Operations Managers$100,200540
Waiters and Waitresses$25,550520
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$36,380490
Substitute Teachers$38,620490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,760430
Nursing Assistants$37,690420
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$51,690410
Cooks, Fast Food$23,640380
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$66,230380
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$44,070360
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$42,730350
Medical Assistants$36,030320
Childcare Workers$27,470300
Counter and Rental Clerks$27,330300
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$91,160300
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$31,810290
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$41,550290
Security Guards$26,640290
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$44,010260
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$35,110260

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$49,32042,770
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$38,6805,950
Sales and Related Occupations$35,6804,590
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$62,9304,450
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$25,8103,890
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$106,4402,860
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$37,3102,710
Personal Care and Service Occupations$27,3102,620
Production Occupations$35,4901,960
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$51,1301,750
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations$27,5401,700
Management Occupations$103,1001,680
Cashiers$27,3001,520
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse$25,4901,470
Construction and Extraction Occupations$53,0001,390
Retail Salespersons$28,6401,280
Healthcare Support Occupations$37,4401,260
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$74,1701,220
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$33,5401,180
Protective Service Occupations$52,0201,170
Community and Social Service Occupations$57,410900
Office Clerks, General$34,520830
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,210740
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,650730
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$30,890620
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$36,910580
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$93,980570
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$32,860560
General and Operations Managers$100,200540
Waiters and Waitresses$25,550520
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$36,380490
Substitute Teachers$38,620490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,760430
Nursing Assistants$37,690420
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$51,690410
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$66,230380
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$44,070360
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$42,730350
Medical Assistants$36,030320
Childcare Workers$27,470300
Counter and Rental Clerks$27,330300
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$91,160300
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$31,810290
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$41,550290
Security Guards$26,640290
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$44,010260
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$35,110260
Medical Secretaries$38,880260
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education$35,760250
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$82,490240

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