Petaluma Jobs

  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Petaluma, CA

    MARTEN TRANSPORT IS NOW HIRING EXPERIENCED REGIONAL AND OTR CLASS-A CDL DRIVERS! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 30+ days ago
  • Speech & Language Pathologist - Skilled - (SLP)

    Club Staffing - Petaluma, CA

    Well respected skilled nursing facility (SNF) is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist who is highly motivated and energetic to join the team. Candidates must be willing to...

    from Club Staffing - 19 hours ago
  • Staff Nurse (CNA) - OB / Perinatal - 8hr Per Diem Night

    Sonoma County Entities - Petaluma, CA

    Staff Nurse (CNA) - OB / Perinatal - 8hr Per Diem Night - (14009200) The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in Californias...

    from Sonoma County Entities - 5 days ago
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Petaluma, California

Petaluma is a city with a well preserved historic center in Sonoma County, California, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 54,548. As of 2006, Petaluma's population is 56,727. Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park contains the Rancho Petaluma Adobe, a National Historic Landmark. It was built beginning in 1836 by General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, then Commandant of the San Francisco Presidio. It was the center of a vast 66,000 acre ranch stretching from Petaluma Creek to Sonoma Creek. The adobe is considered one of the best preserved buildings of its era in Northern California. Petaluma is a transliteration of the Coast Miwok phrase péta lúuma which means hill backside and probably refers to Petaluma's proximity to Sonoma Mountain.

Petaluma Careers

Among the most common occupations in Petaluma are Management, professional, and related occupations, 35%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Petaluma, California work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Petaluma Industries

The leading industries in Petaluma, California are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 12%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Petaluma job listings indicate that the following industries in Petaluma are hiring the most workers:

Petaluma Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Petaluma, California is $43,322, and the median income of households in Petaluma was $61,679.

Average Salaries in Petaluma, CA

Petaluma, CA


According to our Petaluma Trends data, the number of Petaluma, California jobs has not changed since September 2013.
Petaluma job trends

Petaluma Employment Statistics

Population of Petaluma
Total population 54,548
Male 48.88%
Female 51.12%
Median age 37.1
Petaluma Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.1%
Median cost of a home $289,500
Median mortgage payment $1,310
Renter-occupied homes 29.9%
Vacant housing 1.8%
Median monthly rent $946
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $50,232
Median for all female full-time $36,413
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 7%
$25,000 to $34,999 8%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 23%
$75,000 to $99,999 16%
$100,000 to $149,999 16%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 19%
Some college, no degree 27%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 56%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 11%
White 88%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 4%
Other 7%
Petaluma Commute
Carpool 13.8%
Public transportation 5.0%
Average travel time 34 minutes

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