Jobs in Long Beach, California, United States

A coastal city in Southern California, Long Beach has the reputation of being the second busiest port in the US. The city’s oil industry is a central contributor to the state and the local economy as copious barrels of crude are extracted from the over 5,000 wells in the city.

Private versus Public Sector Jobs

Long Beach’s economy is dominantly powered by small private businesses which offer a wide selection of services including retail sales. There are opportunities to find jobs at premier shopping centers such as CityPlace, Los Altos Market Center, Marina Pacifica Mall and Long Beach Towne Center.

The health care industry is also a booming one with over 15,000 people employed. St. Mary Medical Center and Long Beach Community Hospital are top employers with regular openings for physicians, nurses, dentists and other medical specialists.

Even after enormously reducing its number of local employees, Boeing remains the top private employer in the city with about 4,203 employees. The company proffers jobs opportunities in areas such as business, engineering, information technology, manufacturing and cybersecurity. They also give a preference to veterans by employing them within their requisite skills area.

In the public sector, the City of Long Beach hires over 4,730 people and has over 500 job opportunities. The positions vary from entry level to professional categories. The process of getting a job there often involves applying through the Civil Service Department, writing an examination and being placed on a qualified list. After which, an interview is called and the best candidates are selected.

Employment Rate and Salary Expectation

In November 2016, the total civilian labor force in Long Beach was 5,106 with the people unemployed being 4,860. This leaves quite a small margin of unemployment in the city. According to a City Hall report in 2015, Long Beach’s unemployment rate had improved to its lowest level.

For professional job positions, such as mechanical engineer, operations manager, office manager, software engineer, registered nurse, the median salary ranges from $52,393- $82,000.  On the other hand, the low skilled jobs present a mean hourly wage average ranging from $12.67-10.98, depending on the particular level.

Common Job Opportunities

Full-time jobs are the most common openings in the city with major companies like Jack in the Box Inc., Domino’s and PETSMART offering regular opportunities. These positions range from high to low skilled. The aforementioned companies have open positions for Restaurant Team Leader, HR Manager, Delivery Driver, Cashier, Store Manager and Pet Stylist among others.

United States California Long Beach
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
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Big Smiles
Overview NO EVENINGS OR WEEKENDS! SUMMERS OFF! The nation’s largest in-school dental program is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) to provide dental services to children who may not otherwise ...
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Ducommun Incorporated
On a production basis, performs light electronic and/or electromechanical assembly of high complexity. Work requires assembly skills of high level with aid of good hand and eye coordination, variety of hand tools and ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
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Robert Half Office Team
DescriptionOfficeTeam is staffing an exciting and interactive pop-up museum in Downtown Long Beach!This pop-up museum merges art, technology and the senses. It is interactive and going to be extremely fun. This is your ...
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The Client Service Associate enhances the client experience by providing exceptional client service, supporting Branch functions as needed, assisting in safeguarding client assets, and serving as administrative and ...
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STREAM LINKS EXPRESS
Local Port Driver (Class A)Job Type: LocalDriver Type: CompanyLocal drivers will enjoy being home daily with 2 days off every weekCLASS “A” DRIVER Driver will have pre-assigned routes for pick-ups / ...
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Caliber Collision
Caliber Collision is the largest, fastest-growing collision repair company in America. Right now, we're looking for highly talented, dedicated, and quality-focused teammates to help restore the rhythm of our customers' ...
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Bilingual Care Planner - Health & Wellness (Los Angeles County) Long Beach, CA Full-time Must be bilingual in a second language Regular local travel throughout Los Angeles County About SCAN Our mission is ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
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McDonald's Corporate
In this job, you will be part of the U.S. Learning and Development Team and will provide Training support for the Arizona area. You will report directly to a Field Training Manager. You will be responsible for ...
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New Stone Tax Services
Tax Administrative Assistant Tax/ Tax Resolution 40 hrs /week (full time) @$14/hr for a 60-day probation period Raise considered after 60 day probation Cell phone provided Full Employee Health benefits available after ...
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Public Storage
Excellent Customer Service Provide outstanding customer service; recommend storage solutions and assist them with their storage needsWelcome customers and make their move-in a positive experience through friendly ...
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Frontier Communications Corporation
Territory Account ExecutiveOverview :The Territory Account Executive is the catalyst behind Frontier Communications’ success as an organization. As a consultative sales professional, the Territory Account ...
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Keller Williams Pacific Estates
We are seeking a talented highly motivated, self-starting creative individual with a passion for connecting with current and future customers through content marketing, social media, and traditional marketing efforts. ...
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Laserfiche
Laserfiche is a world leader in software for content management, business process automation, and productivity-boosting data analytics. With users spanning more than 80 countries, in nearly every ...
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Client Service Associate enhances the client experience by providing exceptional client service, supporting Branch functions as needed, assisting in safeguarding client assets, and serving as ...
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SCAN Health Plan
Business Analyst - Analytics & Insight Long Beach, CA Full-time About SCAN Our mission is simple: Keeping Seniors Healthy and Independent–that’s been our mission for almost 40 years. Rated as one of ...
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Client Service Associate enhances the client experience by providing exceptional client service, supporting Branch functions as needed, assisting in safeguarding client assets, and serving as ...
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Nexus Staffing Group
Position Administrative SecretaryDescriptionThe Administrative Secretary provides high level secretarial and administrative assistance to the Quality department and performs a full range of varied, complex, sensitive, ...
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