Long Beach Jobs

  • Navy Diver

    U.S. Navy - Long Beach, CA

    Navy Divers perform a variety of salvage diving operations and special diving duties worldwide, whether performing construction and demolition projects, executing search and...

    from U.S. Navy - 6 hours ago
  • Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Long Beach, CA

    We're looking for team players to provide construction and engineering support vital to the successful outcome of Army National Guard missions. As a member of a Guard Combat...

    from Army National Guard - 1 day ago
  • Owner Operators - 95% Home Daily with Hub Group Trucking

    Hub Group Trucking - Long Beach, CA

    Intermodal Owner Operator Hub Group Trucking, formerly Comtrak Logistics, offers drivers more than just truck driving jobs, we offer them careers. We know that miles and pay are...

    from Hub Group Trucking - 13 hours ago
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Long Beach, California

Long Beach is a city located in southern Los Angeles County, California, USA, on the Pacific coast. It borders Orange County on its southeast edge. It is about 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. Long Beach is the 34th-largest city in the nation, 5th in California and 2nd in Los Angeles County . As of 2005, its estimated population was 463,956. The Port of Long Beach is one of the world's largest shipping ports . The city also has a large oil industry; oil is found both underground and offshore. Manufactures include aircraft, automobile parts, electronic and audiovisual equipment, and home furnishings. It is also home to headquarters for corporations such as Epson America, Molina Healthcare, Scan Health Care, and Polar Air Cargo. Long Beach grew with the development of high-technology and aerospace industries in the area.

Long Beach Careers

Among the most common occupations in Long Beach are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Long Beach, California work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Long Beach Industries

The leading industries in Long Beach, California are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 17%; Manufacturing, 12%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 11%. Simply Hired's Long Beach job listings indicate that the following industries in Long Beach are hiring the most workers:

Long Beach Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Long Beach, California is $36,476, and the median income of households in Long Beach was $43,746.
 

Average Salaries in Long Beach, CA

Long Beach, CA

$36,000
 

According to our Long Beach Trends data, the number of Long Beach, California jobs has increased by 43% since April 2013.
Long Beach job trends

Long Beach Employment Statistics

Population of Long Beach
Total population 463,956
Male 49.32%
Female 50.68%
Median age 33.6
  
Long Beach Housing
Owner-occupied homes 40.5%
Median cost of a home $494,200
Median mortgage payment $1,558
Renter-occupied homes 59.5%
Vacant housing 5.5%
Median monthly rent $855
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,265
Median for all male full-time $36,933
Median for all female full-time $36,018
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 11%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 3%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 22%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 8%
  
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 44%
Separated 3%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 9%
  
Race
White 45%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 15%
Other 26%
  
Long Beach Commute
Carpool 10.7%
Public transportation 8.9%
Average travel time 29 minutes