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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 40320 $47370 $22.78 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 6040 $37430 $18 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 4570 $33970 $16.33 10.15
4 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 4230 $59270 $28.5 6.15
5 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 3740 $25340 $12.18 8.3
6 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 2780 $96260 $46.28 5.75
7 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 2520 $37430 $17.99 6.45
8 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 1690 $51200 $24.62 3.8
9 Management Occupations 1660 $96350 $46.32 6.05
10 Cashiers 1650 $24550 $11.8 2.25
11 Production Occupations 1650 $37690 $18.12 5.85
12 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1610 $27300 $13.13 4.1
13 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 1560 $23380 $11.24 0.6
14 Construction and Extraction Occupations 1400 $50000 $24.04 4.4
15 Healthcare Support Occupations 1370 $33160 $15.94 3.05
16 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 1330 $21710 $10.44 0.3
17 Retail Salespersons 1270 $27620 $13.28 3.1
18 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1200 $68890 $33.12 5.05
19 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1160 $31790 $15.28 3.7
20 Protective Service Occupations 1160 $48030 $23.09 2.25
21 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1070 $23400 $11.25 2.15
22 Registered Nurses 890 $93180 $44.8 1.9
23 Substitute Teachers 810 $37450 $18 0
24 Office Clerks, General 800 $32840 $15.79 2
25 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 680 $42590 $20.48 1.2
26 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 650 $35170 $16.91 1.6
27 General and Operations Managers 640 $92350 $44.4 1.4
28 Nursing Assistants 630 $29240 $14.06 1.05
29 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 610 $29000 $13.94 1.6
30 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 600 $29100 $13.99 1.2
31 Waiters and Waitresses 600 $28210 $13.56 1.6
32 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 600 $31080 $14.94 1.6
33 Personal Care Aides 570 $22420 $10.78 1.3
34 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 540 $36090 $17.35 1.1
35 Community and Social Service Occupations 540 $55030 $26.46 1.65
36 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 510 $93670 $45.03 1.65
37 Cooks, Fast Food 420 $22710 $10.92 0.3
38 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 420 $51110 $24.57 1
39 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 400 $43480 $20.9 1
40 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 370 $60390 $29.03 0.9
41 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 340 $42360 $20.36 0.9
42 Receptionists and Information Clerks 330 $29560 $14.21 0.7
43 Food Preparation Workers 310 $23940 $11.51 0.6
44 Medical Assistants 290 $34280 $16.48 0.45
45 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 270 $81300 $39.09 2.8
46 Childcare Workers 270 $24840 $11.94 0.8
47 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 260 $30960 $14.88 0.8
48 Counter and Rental Clerks 260 $27040 $13 0.3
49 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 250 $38380 $18.45 0.6
50 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 250 $34430 $16.55 0.6
51 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 250 $52980 $25.47 0.5
52 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 250 $59220 $28.47 1
53 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 240 $47690 $22.93 0.6
54 Civil Engineers 230 $101300 $48.7 0.2
55 Security Guards 230 $23550 $11.32 0.7
56 Recreation Workers 230 $29820 $14.34 0.3
57 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 230 $36670 $17.63 0.3
58 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 220 $42880 $20.62 0.5
59 Firefighters 210 $30050 $14.45 0.2
60 Medical Secretaries 210 $36910 $17.75 0.4
61 Cooks, Restaurant 200 $27080 $13.02 0.75
62 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 200 $79930 $38.43 0.7
63 Tellers 190 $29200 $14.04 0.3
64 Protective Service Workers, All Other 190 $31340 $15.07 0.1
65 Customer Service Representatives 190 $39580 $19.03 1.75
66 Team Assemblers 190 $28120 $13.52 0.75
67 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 180 $32420 $15.59 0.4
68 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 170 $25100 $12.07 1
69 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 170 $53180 $25.57 0.5
70 Construction Laborers 170 $38200 $18.36 0.8
71 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 160 $49290 $23.7 1.7
72 Bartenders 160 $25660 $12.34 0.4
73 Dishwashers 160 $21930 $10.54 0.3
74 Management Analysts 160 $71550 $34.4 0.5
75 Pharmacy Technicians 150 $39660 $19.07 0.25
76 Parts Salespersons 150 $32890 $15.81 0.2
77 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 150 $30770 $14.8 0.25
78 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 150 $70650 $33.97 0.3
79 Accountants and Auditors 150 $62520 $30.06 0.9
80 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 140 $38250 $18.39 0.3
81 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 140 $49560 $23.83 0.2
82 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 140 $42910 $20.63 0.2
83 Dental Assistants 140 $38950 $18.73 0.2
84 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 130 $55150 $26.51 0.1
85 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 120 $50700 $24.37 0.1
86 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 120 $38570 $18.54 0.35
87 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 120 $26160 $12.58 0.2
88 Postal Service Mail Carriers 120 $49960 $24.02 0.15
89 Billing and Posting Clerks 120 $35650 $17.14 0.35
90 Legal Occupations 110 $89940 $43.24 0.8
91 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 110 $74200 $35.68 0.3
92 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 110 $44070 $21.19 0.2
93 Electricians 110 $50750 $24.4 0.4
94 Sales Managers 110 $102850 $49.44 0.2
95 Carpenters 110 $42370 $20.37 0.6
96 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 110 $72380 $34.8 0.4
97 Packers and Packagers, Hand 100 $22450 $10.79 0.45
98 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 100 $69450 $33.39 0.4
99 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 100 $35910 $17.26 0.1
100 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 100 $50620 $24.34 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Yuba City Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 47,370 40,320
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 37,430 6,040
Sales and Related Occupations 33,970 4,570
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 59,270 4,230
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 25,340 3,740
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 96,260 2,780
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37,430 2,520
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 51,200 1,690
Management Occupations 96,350 1,660
Cashiers 24,550 1,650
Production Occupations 37,690 1,650
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,300 1,610
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 23,380 1,560
Construction and Extraction Occupations 50,000 1,400
Healthcare Support Occupations 33,160 1,370
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 21,710 1,330
Retail Salespersons 27,620 1,270
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 68,890 1,200
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 31,790 1,160
Protective Service Occupations 48,030 1,160
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 23,400 1,070
Registered Nurses 93,180 890
Substitute Teachers 37,450 810
Office Clerks, General 32,840 800
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 42,590 680
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,170 650
General and Operations Managers 92,350 640
Nursing Assistants 29,240 630
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 29,000 610
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,100 600
Waiters and Waitresses 28,210 600
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 31,080 600
Personal Care Aides 22,420 570
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,090 540
Community and Social Service Occupations 55,030 540
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 93,670 510
Cooks, Fast Food 22,710 420
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,110 420
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 43,480 400
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 60,390 370
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 42,360 340
Receptionists and Information Clerks 29,560 330
Food Preparation Workers 23,940 310
Medical Assistants 34,280 290
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 81,300 270
Childcare Workers 24,840 270
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 30,960 260
Counter and Rental Clerks 27,040 260
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 38,380 250
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 34,430 250

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 47,370 40,320
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 37,430 6,040
Sales and Related Occupations 33,970 4,570
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 59,270 4,230
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 25,340 3,740
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 96,260 2,780
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37,430 2,520
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 51,200 1,690
Management Occupations 96,350 1,660
Production Occupations 37,690 1,650
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,300 1,610
Construction and Extraction Occupations 50,000 1,400
Healthcare Support Occupations 33,160 1,370
Retail Salespersons 27,620 1,270
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 68,890 1,200
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 31,790 1,160
Protective Service Occupations 48,030 1,160
Registered Nurses 93,180 890
Substitute Teachers 37,450 810
Office Clerks, General 32,840 800
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 42,590 680
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,170 650
General and Operations Managers 92,350 640
Nursing Assistants 29,240 630
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 29,000 610
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,100 600
Waiters and Waitresses 28,210 600
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 31,080 600
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,090 540
Community and Social Service Occupations 55,030 540
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 93,670 510
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,110 420
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 43,480 400
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 60,390 370
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 42,360 340
Receptionists and Information Clerks 29,560 330
Medical Assistants 34,280 290
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 81,300 270
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 30,960 260
Counter and Rental Clerks 27,040 260
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 38,380 250
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 34,430 250
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 52,980 250
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 59,220 250
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 47,690 240
Civil Engineers 101,300 230
Recreation Workers 29,820 230
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 36,670 230
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 42,880 220
Firefighters 30,050 210

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