Richmond Jobs

  • Senior MySQL DBA

    Big Fish Games - Richmond, CA

    Job ID: Location: Oakland, CA Post Date: 10/13/2014 Category: IT Operations We’re seeking you: A creative, Senior MySQL DBA who will play a key role on the database team...

    from Big Fish Games - 2 days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Richmond, CA

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 3 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Richmond, CA

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 3 days ago
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Richmond, California

Richmond is a city in western Contra Costa County, California, United States. It is in the East Bay, part of the San Francisco Bay Area and is sometimes confused with the Richmond District in San Francisco. It is a residential inner suburb, as well as the site of heavy industry, which has been undergoing a shift towards a service and commercial economy since the 1970s. It almost completely surrounds the city of San Pablo, and the unincorporated areas of North Richmond, El Sobrante and East Richmond Heights. The city is headed by mayor Gayle McLaughlin, making Richmond the largest city in the country with a Green Party mayor. As of the July 1, 2005 U.S. Census estimate, the city has a population of 102,186, while the California Department of Finance estimates the city's population at 103,468, as of January 1 2006. This makes Richmond the 56th largest city in the state behind Berkeley and ahead of Santa Clara. People from Richmond are most often referred to as Richmonders, although...more

Richmond Economy

Many industries have been and are still sited in Richmond. It had a dynamite and gunpowder works , the last active whaling station in the country at Point Molate , and one of the world's largest wineries , closed by Prohibition in 1919. During World War II, Richmond developed rapidly as a heavy industrial town, chiefly devoted to shipbuilding. Its major activity now is as a seaport, with 26 million tons of goods shipped through Port Richmond in 1993, mostly oil and petroleum products. Chevron USA has a major oil refinery in the city, with a storage capacity of 15 million barrels . The Social Security Administration employs over 1,000 at its regional office and program service center in Downtown Richmond. Kaiser Permanente's Richmond Medical Center hospital in the Downtown Richmond is one of the largest employers in the city. Galaxy Desserts is run and operated in the city. Treeskunk Productions a video game animation studio is based in the town. Bay View recording studios are...more

Richmond Careers

Among the most common occupations in Richmond are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 66 percent of workers in Richmond, California work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Richmond Industries

The leading industries in Richmond, California are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 19%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Richmond job listings indicate that the following industries in Richmond are hiring the most workers:

Richmond Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Richmond, California is $39,136, and the median income of households in Richmond was $52,794.

Average Salaries in Richmond, CA

Richmond, CA


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

Richmond Employment Statistics

Population of Richmond
Total population 96,648
Male 48.31%
Female 51.69%
Median age 33.9
Richmond Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.8%
Median cost of a home $449,600
Median mortgage payment $1,710
Renter-occupied homes 39.2%
Vacant housing 11.1%
Median monthly rent $968
Average Income
Median for all workers $30,509
Median for all male full-time $40,484
Median for all female full-time $37,788
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 12%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 15%
$100,000 to $149,999 12%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 27%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 46%
Separated 5%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 10%
White 36%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 15%
Other 20%
Richmond Commute
Carpool 18.5%
Public transportation 14.6%
Average travel time 32 minutes