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 from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
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job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
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job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
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