Oakdale Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Modesto, 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 - 9 hours ago
  • Infantryman - Management Training - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Oakdale, CA

    Discipline. Loyalty. Experience. Every employer wants someone with these qualities because these are the people who become leaders. And those are exactly the qualities you'll...

    from Army National Guard - 14 days ago
  • CDL-A Truck Drivers

    Ryder - Oakdale, CA

    Ryder is hiring truck drivers NATIONWIDE! Apply now to work with a stable, growing carrier that values driving professionals. Professional drivers at Ryder enjoy: Competitive Pay...

    from Ryder - 22 days ago
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Oakdale, California

Oakdale is a city in Stanislaus County, California, United States. The population was 15,503 at the 2000 census. The city was founded in 1871 when the Stockton & Visalia Railroad met the Copperopolis Railroad. Oakdale goes by the nickname "The Gateway to Yosemite" and the slogan "Cowboy Capital of the World".

Oakdale Economy

Oakdale's economy is centered around agriculture, food manufacturing, and tourism. Due to its location at the eastern edge of the California's Central Valley the city is known as "The Gateway to Yosemite", a reference to nearby Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Oakdale is home to a Hershey's chocolate factory. This factory was opened May 22, 1965 but is going to be closed down in January 2008. It currently employs approximately 575 locals. Many other large food manufacturing operations are nearby including a ConAgra Foods Hunt's plant which is one of the largest tomato processing plants in the world.

Oakdale Careers

Among the most common occupations in Oakdale are Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 17%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Oakdale, California work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Oakdale Industries

The leading industries in Oakdale, California are Educational, health and social services, 16%; Manufacturing, 15%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Oakdale job listings indicate that the following industries in Oakdale are hiring the most workers:

Oakdale Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Oakdale, California is $32,620, and the median income of households in Oakdale was $39,338.

Average Salaries in Oakdale, CA

Oakdale, CA


According to our Oakdale Trends data, the number of Oakdale, California jobs has increased by 7% since September 2013.
Oakdale job trends

Oakdale Employment Statistics

Population of Oakdale
Total population 15,503
Male 47.93%
Female 52.07%
Median age 34.5
Oakdale Housing
Owner-occupied homes 59.3%
Median cost of a home $125,300
Median mortgage payment $850
Renter-occupied homes 40.7%
Vacant housing 3.4%
Median monthly rent $579
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $40,494
Median for all female full-time $24,747
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 21%
Currently married 57%
Separated 3%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 12%
White 87%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 1%
Other 11%
Oakdale Commute
Carpool 12.9%
Public transportation 0.9%
Average travel time 26 minutes