Solvang Jobs

  • Critical Care Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Santa Maria, CA

    Critical Care 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 - 1 day ago
  • Recent Truck Driver CDL Graduates Wanted - 866-606-3023

    Swift Transportation Co - Solvang, CA

    Recent CDL Graduates Wanted! With Swift, you can grow to be an award-winning CDL Class A truck driver. It's doable! We help you achieve Diamond Driver status with the best truck...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 16 days ago
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    CRST Van Expedited - Solvang, CA

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    from CRST Van Expedited - 20 days ago
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Solvang, California

Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California, United States. The city of Solvang is one of the communities that make up the Santa Ynez Valley. The population was 5,332 at the 2000 census. Solvang means "Sunny Field" in Danish. It was founded in 1911 on 9,000 acres of formerly Spanish land by a group of Danish educators. The settlers of this city left for the west to escape midwestern winters. The city is home to some bakeries, restaurants, and merchants offering a taste of Denmark in California. But the architecture of many of the buildings follows traditional German styles. There is a copy of the famous Little Mermaid statue from Copenhagen, as well as one featuring the bust of famed Danish fable writer Hans Christian Andersen. Mission Santa Ines, one of the California missions, is both a National Historic Landmark and a California Historical Landmark. It is located near the center of the town, at the junction of California State Highway 246 and Alisal Road.

Solvang Careers

Among the most common occupations in Solvang are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 26%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Solvang, California work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 13 percent are self-employed.

Solvang Industries

The leading industries in Solvang, California are Educational, health and social services, 16%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 16%; and Retail trade, 14%. Simply Hired's Solvang job listings indicate that the following industries in Solvang are hiring the most workers:

Solvang Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Solvang, California is $35,802, and the median income of households in Solvang was $45,799.

Average Salaries in Solvang, CA

Solvang, CA


According to our Solvang Trends data, the number of Solvang, California jobs has decreased by 17% since August 2013.
Solvang job trends

Solvang Employment Statistics

Population of Solvang
Total population 5,332
Male 47.30%
Female 52.70%
Median age 43.2
Solvang Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.2%
Median cost of a home $372,800
Median mortgage payment $1,367
Renter-occupied homes 36.8%
Vacant housing 4.5%
Median monthly rent $855
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $41,429
Median for all female full-time $30,175
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 13%
$150,000 to $199,999 5%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 21%
Some college, no degree 28%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 19%
Currently married 60%
Separated 1%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 12%
White 92%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 1%
Other 6%
Solvang Commute
Carpool 9.4%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 19 minutes