San Jose Jobs

  • MRI Technologist

    Immix Management Services - San Jose, CA

    Immix Management Services, a medical management company specializing in the field of radiology, is seeking an experienced MRI Technologist for per diem work for its scanners in...

    from Immix Management Services - 1 day ago
  • Sales Executive

    OneSource Office Systems - San Jose, CA

    Do you want to work with a company that is successful and growing? Do you want to have the opportunity to make $75,000 to $125,000+ a year? Do you want to work with sales...

    from OneSource Office Systems - 1 day ago
  • House Cleaner needed

    Action Cleaning Service - San Jose, CA

    We are looking for hardworking, fast learning, positive employees! You must be 18 years of age or older. $13- $20 per hour. Safe and secure work environment. Set your own...

    from Action Cleaning Service - 28 days 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


According to our San Jose Trends data, the number of San Jose, California jobs has increased by 40% since September 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%
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%
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