Los Angeles Jobs

  • Quality Assurance Specialist

    Fountain Group - Los Angeles, CA

    My name is Conway and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist for a prominent client of ours. This...

    from Fountain Group - 1 day ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Los Angeles, CA

    C.R. England is now hiring Dedicated Truck Drivers. C.R. Englands Dedicated division is growing at a rapid pace and we need Company Truck Drivers to fill the need As a Dedicated...

    from C.R. England - 3 days ago
  • RN Clinical 8W ICU Full Time 12 Hour Days

    USC Keck Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA

    Behind every patient success is the dedication of a unique team of skilled and talented individuals who help make the Keck Medical Center of USC one of region’s premier medical...

    from USC Keck Medical Center - 1 day ago
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Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles is the largest city in the state of California by population, and the second most populous city in the United States. Often abbreviated as L.A., it is an alpha world city having an estimated population of over 3.8 million people and spanning 469.1 square miles . The Los Angeles–Long Beach–Santa Ana metropolitan area is the estimated home to nearly 13 million people. The Greater Los Angeles Area, encompassing a larger area of five counties, has an estimated 17.7 million people. Los Angeles is the county seat of Los Angeles County and its inhabitants are sometimes referred to as Angelenos. Los Angeles was founded in 1781 by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los �ngeles de Porciúncula . It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following independence from Spain and then a part of the United States in 1848 at the conclusion of the Mexican-American War. It was incorporated as a municipality on April 4 1850 five months...more

Los Angeles Economy

The economy of Los Angeles is driven by international trade, entertainment , aerospace, technology, petroleum, fashion, apparel, and tourism. Los Angeles is also the largest manufacturing center in the United States. The contiguous ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach together comprise the most significant port in North America and one of the most important ports in the world, and they are vital to trade within the Pacific Rim. Other companies headquartered in Los Angeles include Twentieth Century Fox, Latham & Watkins, Univision, Metro Interactive, LLC, Premier America, CB Richard Ellis, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Guess?, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, Tokyopop, The Jim Henson Company, Paramount Pictures, Robinsons-May, Sunkist, Fox Sports Net, Capital Group, Health Net, Inc., 21st century Insurance, L.E.K. Consulting, and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. The metropolitan area contains the headquarters of even more companies, many of whom wish to escape...more

Los Angeles Careers

Among the most common occupations in Los Angeles are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Los Angeles, California work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 10 percent are self-employed.

Los Angeles Industries

The leading industries in Los Angeles, California are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 16%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Los Angeles job listings indicate that the following industries in Los Angeles are hiring the most workers:

Los Angeles Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Los Angeles, California is $33,730, and the median income of households in Los Angeles was $42,667.

Average Salaries in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA


According to our Los Angeles Trends data, the number of Los Angeles, California jobs has decreased by 10% since September 2013.
Los Angeles job trends

Los Angeles Employment Statistics

Population of Los Angeles
Total population 3,731,437
Male 50.01%
Female 49.99%
Median age 33.3
Los Angeles Housing
Owner-occupied homes 39.9%
Median cost of a home $513,800
Median mortgage payment $1,562
Renter-occupied homes 60.1%
Vacant housing 5.3%
Median monthly rent $883
Average Income
Median for all workers $24,330
Median for all male full-time $34,344
Median for all female full-time $33,117
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 5%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 21%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 19%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 44%
Separated 3%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 8%
White 50%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 11%
Other 28%
Los Angeles Commute
Carpool 11.7%
Public transportation 10.3%
Average travel time 30 minutes