Modesto Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Modesto, CA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 22 days ago
  • Truck Driver Owner Operators - Western 11

    Watkins Shepard Trucking - Modesto, CA

    Western 11 Owner Operators needed Western 11 Dedicated Fleet pulling 53 vans. $4000 Sign on Bonus. $.94 + Fuel Surcharge on all dispatched miles.(Loaded and Empty) Miles are paid...

    from Watkins Shepard Trucking - 1 day ago
  • Now Hiring - Class A OTR Company Truck Drivers

    Watkins-shepard Trucking - Modesto, CA

    Class A OTR Company Truck Drivers Since 1976, we have been pioneering logistics on how to move the nation. We work together as a team and support each other like family. We're...

    from Watkins-Shepard Trucking Inc - 1 day ago
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Modesto, California

Modesto is the county seat of Stanislaus County in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 188,856. Current census estimates place the population at 206,300. According to the California State Department of Finance January 2006 estimate, 514,370 people live in the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area. Roughly 110 miles from Yosemite National Park, 80 miles from Sacramento, California's capital city, and about 90 miles from both San Jose and San Francisco, Modesto is less than 2 hours from many prime locations in California. This proximity to major business centers has turned the agriculturally based city into a bedroom community. Over twenty percent of the workforce travels outside of the county to their place of employment. The area is plagued by some of the worst air quality in the nation, on occasion surpassing even that of Los Angeles. It is also reported to have the highest car theft per capita rate in the United States for at least two...more

Modesto Careers

Among the most common occupations in Modesto are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Modesto, California work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Modesto Industries

The leading industries in Modesto, California are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 19%; Retail trade, 14%; and Manufacturing, 10%. Simply Hired's Modesto job listings indicate that the following industries in Modesto are hiring the most workers:

Modesto Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Modesto, California is $41,326, and the median income of households in Modesto was $45,769.

Average Salaries in Modesto, CA

Modesto, CA


According to our Modesto Trends data, the number of Modesto, California jobs has increased by 9% since October 2013.
Modesto job trends

Modesto Employment Statistics

Population of Modesto
Total population 202,971
Male 47.74%
Female 52.26%
Median age 32.7
Modesto Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.3%
Median cost of a home $336,900
Median mortgage payment $1,168
Renter-occupied homes 39.7%
Vacant housing 3.8%
Median monthly rent $882
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,447
Median for all male full-time $47,030
Median for all female full-time $35,623
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 50%
Separated 3%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 11%
White 75%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 7%
Other 12%
Modesto Commute
Carpool 8.5%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 25 minutes