San Jose Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - San Jose, CA

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 13 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver - 12 Western States 1-866-429-4526

    Swift Transportation Co - San Jose, CA

    CDL-A TRUCK DRIVER a€" WESTERN COMFORT ZONEA a€"A THE BEST CHOOSE SWIFT Drivers of the West, Stay West All the Comforts of Home in your Comfort Zone ►►We are looking for...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 6 hours ago
  • Respiratory Therapist

    Kindred- Nursing Centers - San Jose, CA

    Respiratory Therapist - FT - NOC - Kindred - Amberwood Gardens ( Job Number: 180053) Description Plan, implement and evaluate diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory services to...

    from Kindred- Nursing Centers - 12 hours ago
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San Jose, California

San Jose is the third-largest city in California, and the tenth-largest in the United States. It is the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is located in Silicon Valley, at the south end of San Francisco Bay. Once a small farming city, San Jose became a magnet for suburban newcomers in new housing developments between the 1960s and the 1990s, and is now the largest city in Northern California. The official United States Census Bureau population estimate for July 1, 2006 is 929,936. Originally known as El Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777 as the first town in the Spanish colony of Nueva California, which later became Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose served as its first capital. After more than 150 years as an agricultural center, increased demand for housing from soldiers and other...more

San Jose Economy

The large concentration of high-technology engineering, computer, and microprocessor companies around San Jose has led the area to be known as Silicon Valley. As the largest city in the valley, San Jose has billed itself "the capital of Silicon Valley." Area schools such as San José State University, Santa Clara University, and Stanford University pump thousands of engineering and computer science graduates into the local economy every year. High economic growth during the tech bubble caused employment, housing prices, and traffic congestion to peak in the late 1990s. As the economy slowed in the early 2000s, employment and traffic congestion diminished somewhat. In the mid-2000s, traffic along major highways again began to worsen as the economy improved. San Jose had 405,000 jobs within its city limits in 2006, and an unemployment rate of 4.6%. In 2000, San Jose residents had the highest median household income of any city with a population over 300,000, and currently has the...more

San Jose Careers

Among the most common occupations in San Jose are Management, professional, and related occupations, 37%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in San Jose, California work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

San Jose Industries

The leading industries in San Jose, California are Manufacturing, 20%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 15%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 13%. Simply Hired's San Jose job listings indicate that the following industries in San Jose are hiring the most workers:

San Jose Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in San Jose, California is $50,722, and the median income of households in San Jose was $70,921.
 

Average Salaries in San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA

$51,000
 

According to our San Jose Trends data, the number of San Jose, California jobs has increased by 9% since April 2013.
San Jose job trends

San Jose Employment Statistics

Population of San Jose
Total population 887,330
Male 50.99%
Female 49.01%
Median age 34.7
  
San Jose Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.0%
Median cost of a home $625,400
Median mortgage payment $1,970
Renter-occupied homes 39.0%
Vacant housing 3.8%
Median monthly rent $1,153
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $37,321
Median for all male full-time $56,181
Median for all female full-time $45,263
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7%
$35,000 to $49,999 12%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 13%
$100,000 to $149,999 19%
$150,000 to $199,999 8%
$200,000 or more 7%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 19%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 23%
Graduate degree 13%
  
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 56%
Separated 2%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 8%
  
Race
White 52%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 32%
Other 13%
  
San Jose Commute
Carpool 12.4%
Public transportation 3.2%
Average travel time 25 minutes