Chico Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Chico, CA

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Class A CDL Owner Operator Truck Driver Jobs at STI - 866-624-1893

    STI - Chico, CA

    Looking for Class A CDL Owner Operators and Lease Purchase Drivers, ask about our sign-on bonus! CURIOUS ABOUT HIGH-VALUE? It's like the best coffee you’ve ever had,...

    from STI - 9 days ago
  • Sr. Front-End Web Developer - Las Vegas relocation

    Zappos IP - Chico, CA

    Zappos IP, Inc. is looking for a Sr. Front-End Developer! We're looking for a highly skilled sr. front-end web developer who lives and breathes web standards. You will have...

    from Zappos IP, Inc - 1 day ago
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Chico, California

Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States. The city is the cultural, economic, and educational center of the northern Sacramento Valley. Chico is home to California State University, Chico and Bidwell Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the country. Other major cities in the Chico Metropolitan Area include Paradise and Oroville.

Chico Economy

The median income for a household in the city was $29,359, and the median income for a family was $43,077. Males had a median income of $35,548 versus $26,173 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,970. About 12.7% of families and 26.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over. Much of the local economy is driven by the presence of California State University, Chico. Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services , Retail trade , Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services .

Chico Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chico are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 62 percent of workers in Chico, California work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 11 percent are self-employed.

Chico Industries

The leading industries in Chico, California are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 23%; Retail trade, 13%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Chico job listings indicate that the following industries in Chico are hiring the most workers:

Chico Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Chico, California is $36,762, and the median income of households in Chico was $32,436.

Average Salaries in Chico, CA

Chico, CA


According to our Chico Trends data, the number of Chico, California jobs has decreased by 5% since August 2013.
Chico job trends

Chico Employment Statistics

Population of Chico
Total population 71,298
Male 48.58%
Female 51.42%
Median age 26.4
Chico Housing
Owner-occupied homes 36.5%
Median cost of a home $331,200
Median mortgage payment $1,110
Renter-occupied homes 63.5%
Vacant housing 5.3%
Median monthly rent $790
Average Income
Median for all workers $16,734
Median for all male full-time $44,186
Median for all female full-time $29,338
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4%
High school graduate 18%
Some college, no degree 29%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 23%
Graduate degree 15%
Marital Status
Never married 50%
Currently married 34%
Separated 1%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 9%
White 87%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 6%
Other 6%
Chico Commute
Carpool 9.6%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 18 minutes