Milpitas Jobs

  • Pantry Production

    Guckenheimer - Milpitas, CA

    Guckenheimer, is a national foodservice management company that pioneered restaurant style, healthful dining in the workplace. Founded in the San Francisco Bay Area by two...

    from Guckenheimer - 2 days ago
  • Solo Company Tank Truck Driver - CDL-A - OTR

    Indian River Transport - Milpitas, CA

    Long haul runs now open for Solo and Team company drivers! Indian River Transport is Now Offering a $1,500 Sign-On Bonus! Operating throughout the 48 contiguous states and Canada,...

    from Indian River Transport - 3 days ago
  • Pizza Hut Restaurant General Manager

    Pizza Hut - Milpitas, CA

    Job Description : To eat. To laugh. To share. That’s why people come to Pizza Hut. It’s the calling of our Restaurant General Managers to make them feel like family with smiles,...

    from Pizza Hut - 21 hours ago
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Milpitas, California

Milpitas is a city in Santa Clara County, California. It is located with San Jose to its south and Fremont to its north, at the eastern end of Highway 237 and near the southern ends of Interstates 680 and 880. With Alameda County bordering directly on the north, Milpitas sits in the extreme northeast section of the South Bay, bordering the East Bay and Fremont. Milpitas is also located within the Silicon Valley. The corporate headquarters of Maxtor, LSI Logic, Solectron and Adaptec sit within the industrial zones of Milpitas. The name Milpitas is a variation of the plural diminutive of milpa, a Mexican Spanish word for "corn field." The proper diminutive form of milpa, though, is actually milpilla, not milpita. Thus, in Mexico, several towns and villages have the name Milpillas, but there is no Milpitas in Mexico. The word milpa is a word derived from Nahuatl milli, meaning "agricultural field" and pan. meaning "on." The name Milpitas literally means "little cornfields," reflecting...more

Milpitas Economy

The computer industry, which includes computer equipment manufacturing and software programming, is the largest source of employment in Milpitas. In Milpitas, more than 50% of all Asian Americans are employed in the computer industry. Milpitas is home to the headquarters of Sandisk, Maxtor, LSI Logic, Solectron, JDSU and Adaptec. Many other companies have major offices in Milpitas, including Quantum, Cisco Systems, Avaya, KLA Tencor, Seagate, LifeScan,Gaia Online, Sipex, and Symantec. Creative Technology's well-known U.S. subsidiary, Creative Labs, is based in Milpitas.

Milpitas Careers

Among the most common occupations in Milpitas are Management, professional, and related occupations, 44%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 16%. Approximately 84 percent of workers in Milpitas, California work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Milpitas Industries

The leading industries in Milpitas, California are Manufacturing, 40%; Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 11%; and Educational, health and social services, 10%. Simply Hired's Milpitas job listings indicate that the following industries in Milpitas are hiring the most workers:

Milpitas Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Milpitas, California is $43,998, and the median income of households in Milpitas was $84,429.

Average Salaries in Milpitas, CA

Milpitas, CA


According to our Milpitas Trends data, the number of Milpitas, California jobs has decreased by 24% since September 2013.
Milpitas job trends

Milpitas Employment Statistics

Population of Milpitas
Total population 62,698
Male 52.57%
Female 47.43%
Median age 33.4
Milpitas Housing
Owner-occupied homes 69.8%
Median cost of a home $372,900
Median mortgage payment $1,602
Renter-occupied homes 30.2%
Vacant housing 1.3%
Median monthly rent $1,279
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $51,316
Median for all female full-time $36,681
Household Income
Less than $10,000 3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2%
$15,000 to $24,999 4%
$25,000 to $34,999 6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 18%
$100,000 to $149,999 22%
$150,000 to $199,999 11%
$200,000 or more 6%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 17%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 24%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 56%
Separated 2%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 7%
White 32%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 55%
Other 9%
Milpitas Commute
Carpool 12.7%
Public transportation 2.3%
Average travel time 24 minutes