Palmdale Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Palmdale, CA

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 3 days ago
  • Emergency Room Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Palmdale, CA

    Emergency Room Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 20 hours ago
  • SN01 Rep-Retail Sales

    Verizon Wireless - Palmdale, CA

    Responsibilities Youre focused on your future on finding the right fit for your talent and charisma, and making your presence known. And when you join Verizon Wireless, youll find...

    from Verizon Wireless West - 13 days ago
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Palmdale, California

Palmdale, the first community within the Antelope Valley to incorporate as a city , is located in the northeast reaches of Los Angeles County, California, United States, separated from Los Angeles by the San Gabriel Mountain range. As of the 2000 US census, the city had a total population of 116,670. As of spring 2007, the city proper has a total population estimate of 145,468 according to California state government sources. As of the 2007 population estimate, the Palmdale / Lancaster, CA Urbanized Area has a population of 589,043.

Palmdale Economy

The most important industry for Palmdale is the aerospace industry. However in recent times, other manufacturing companies have relocated to Palmdale seeking more affordable land, close proximity to Palmdale Airport, and special tax breaks. The special tax breaks granted for companies that relocate to Palmdale is due to the city having the Antelope Valley Enterprise Zone and the Palmdale Federal Foreign Trade Zone. These are special zoning areas within the city that are given various state and federal tax breaks and municipal grant incentives to relocate their business there. These zones were put in effect to help Palmdale and nearby Lancaster draw more jobs to the area so that they would be less dependent on the Los Angeles Basin area for employment, thus relieving pollution and traffic congestion, and stabilizing the local economy on several industries instead of just aerospace which is known for it’s “feast or famine� seasons. Palmdale refers to itself with the...more

Palmdale Careers

Among the most common occupations in Palmdale are Sales and office occupations, 25%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 20%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 15%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Palmdale, California work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Palmdale Industries

The leading industries in Palmdale, California are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 13%; Manufacturing, 12%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Palmdale job listings indicate that the following industries in Palmdale are hiring the most workers:

Palmdale Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Palmdale, California is $33,131, and the median income of households in Palmdale was $46,536.
 

Average Salaries in Palmdale, CA

Palmdale, CA

$33,000
 

According to our Palmdale Trends data, the number of Palmdale, California jobs has decreased by 9% since September 2013.
Palmdale job trends

Palmdale Employment Statistics

Population of Palmdale
Total population 145,800
Male 49.46%
Female 50.54%
Median age 27.7
  
Palmdale Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.9%
Median cost of a home $303,800
Median mortgage payment $1,055
Renter-occupied homes 29.1%
Vacant housing 3.7%
Median monthly rent $940
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $24,206
Median for all male full-time $36,618
Median for all female full-time $29,644
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 10%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 22%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 12%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 13%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 5%
  
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 50%
Separated 4%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 8%
  
Race
White 65%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 4%
Other 19%
  
Palmdale Commute
Carpool 23.7%
Public transportation 3.2%
Average travel time 40 minutes