Mojave Jobs

  • Health Care Science Specialist

    U.S. Navy - Lancaster, CA

    Officers in the Navy working in any of the Health Care Sciences engage in hands-on research studies and development of guidelines and procedures specific to the unique situations...

    from U.S. Navy - 2 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Lancaster, 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 - 9 days ago
  • Automotive Technician / Mechanical Associate (night-time) (6801 Colony Street)

    CarMax - Keene, CA

    Under general supervision, responsible for performing and documenting results of general vehicle repair for the mechanical reconditioning process. Responsibilities include...

    from Carmax - 2 days ago
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Mojave, California

Mojave is a census-designated place in Kern County, California, United States. The population was 3,836 at the 2000 census. The town is located at the northwest corner of the Mojave Desert, below the Oak Creek Pass. Telephone numbers in Mojave follow the format 824-xxxx and the area includes three postal ZIP Codes. The city of Mojave began as an 1876 construction camp on the Southern Pacific Railroad. From 1884 to 1889, the town was also the end of the 165-mile, twenty-mule-team borax wagon route originating at Harmony Borax Works in Death Valley. It later served as headquarters for construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The name Mojave comes from the name of the Indian nation occupying the area before the arrival of European settlers. Geographic features using the word Mojave are spelled differently from state to state. The convention is to spell it Mojave in California and Mohave in Arizona according to David Darlington's book on the Mojave Desert.

Mojave Careers

Among the most common occupations in Mojave are Service occupations, 24%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 19%; and Sales and office occupations, 15%. Approximately 52 percent of workers in Mojave, California work for companies, 25 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Mojave Industries

The leading industries in Mojave, California are Educational, health and social services, 14%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 14%; and Manufacturing, 10%. Simply Hired's Mojave job listings indicate that the following industries in Mojave are hiring the most workers:

Mojave Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Mojave, California is $27,363, and the median income of households in Mojave was $24,761.
 

Average Salaries in Mojave, CA

Mojave, CA

$27,000
 

According to our Mojave Trends data, the number of Mojave, California jobs has decreased by 32% since September 2013.
Mojave job trends

Mojave Employment Statistics

Population of Mojave
Total population 3,836
Male 50.76%
Female 49.24%
Median age 32.4
  
Mojave Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.8%
Median cost of a home $56,500
Median mortgage payment $492
Renter-occupied homes 48.2%
Vacant housing 22.0%
Median monthly rent $409
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,476
Median for all female full-time $19,250
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 25%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 36%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 4%
Graduate degree 2%
  
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 47%
Separated 3%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 16%
  
Race
White 71%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 2%
Other 21%
  
Mojave Commute
Carpool 23.5%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 23 minutes