Palm Desert Jobs

  • Occupational Therapist / OT- Full Time Job

    HCR Manor Care - Palm Desert, CA

    Location: 489 - MCHS - Palm Desert SNF, Palm Desert , California Title: Occupational Therapist / OT- Full Time Description: Occupational Therapist / OT / Occupational Therapy Our...

    from HCR ManorCare - 11 days ago
  • Pizza Hut Restaurant General Manager

    Pizza Hut - Palm Desert, 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 - 7 hours ago
  • Pharmacist Floater Full Time

    CVS Caremark - Palm Desert, CA

    Responsible for all aspects of Pharmacy Operations within their store including inventory, personnel and security with emphasis on customer relations. The individual...

    from CVS Caremark - 2 days ago
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Palm Desert, California

Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, in the Coachella Valley , approximately 11 miles east of Palm Springs. The population was 41,155 at the 2000 census. Other cites in the Coachella Valley are Cathedral City, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Palm Springs, and Rancho Mirage. The city was one of the state's fastest growing in the 1980s and 1990s, beginning with 11,801 residents in 1980, doubling to 23,650 in 1990, 35,000 in 1995, and nearly double its 1990 population by 2000. A major center of growth in the Palm Springs area, Palm Desert is a popular retreat for "snowbirds" from colder climates , who swell its population by an estimated 31,000 each winter. In the past couple of years Palm Desert has seen more residents become "full-timers" . Palm Desert may have 75,000 to 85,000 inhabitants on January 1 as the "season" peaks, which decreases by half as the hot desert summer comes by. The City of Palm Desert is also a presenting...more

Palm Desert Careers

Among the most common occupations in Palm Desert are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Palm Desert, California work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 13 percent are self-employed.

Palm Desert Industries

The leading industries in Palm Desert, California are Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 21%; Educational, health and social services, 17%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Palm Desert job listings indicate that the following industries in Palm Desert are hiring the most workers:

Palm Desert Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Palm Desert, California is $37,230, and the median income of households in Palm Desert was $48,316.

Average Salaries in Palm Desert, CA

Palm Desert, CA


According to our Palm Desert Trends data, the number of Palm Desert, California jobs has decreased by 53% since October 2013.
Palm Desert job trends

Palm Desert Employment Statistics

Population of Palm Desert
Total population 41,155
Male 48.07%
Female 51.93%
Median age 48.0
Palm Desert Housing
Owner-occupied homes 66.9%
Median cost of a home $189,100
Median mortgage payment $855
Renter-occupied homes 33.1%
Vacant housing 31.5%
Median monthly rent $744
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $42,257
Median for all female full-time $32,202
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 5%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 20%
Some college, no degree 30%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 57%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 13%
White 89%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 3%
Other 7%
Palm Desert Commute
Carpool 11.2%
Public transportation 1.3%
Average travel time 20 minutes