The Top 10 Jobs Hiring in California
Thinking of moving to the West Coast? Dreaming of that perfect San Diego weather? Or, perhaps you already live in California and need to find work. You can earn a comfortable (or lucrative!) living by pursuing one of these jobs in California. Each of these fields is advertising new openings in the Golden State. Find the perfect career today!
If you have a bachelor or master’s degree in healthcare administration, or a nursing degree + a BBA or MBA, you may be able to work in the administration side of healthcare in California. You will probably at least need some experience, or you’ll start out at the entry-level pay of approximately $44,000 a year. However, if you have several years of experience (or more education), you can make around $130,000. Jobs in this field include titles such as business office manager, grant director, healthcare program administrator, or the director of a nursing home.
Are you a natural caretaker? You could earn a range of $68,000 – $140,000 per year as a registered nurse in California. You don’t need previous work experience or an internship, but you do need at least an associate’s degree in nursing. A bachelor’s degree may be preferred or required for some jobs. From hospital to vocational nursing, to public health, the career opportunity for you is waiting in California!
Customer Service Representative
With a high school diploma and some short-term on-the-job training, you could become a customer service representative. In California, you’ll earn about $28,000 to $60,000 per year by helping customers! These positions involve extensive customer interactions, so you should like both people and problem-solving!
Administrative Support Workers
If you are highly organized and have a keen eye for detail, this may be the career for you! In California, Administrative Support Workers earn around $31,000 to $76,000 per year, depending on role and experience. You’ll manage calendars, work for executives, and keep the office running smoothly. Your support is essential to daily operations!
This is the perfect job for an extroverted go-getter who loves to solve problems! As a debt negotiator in California, you’ll earn $36,000 to $51,000 per year. You need to have good judgment, a flexible personality, computer savvy, and people skills.
Sales representatives can earn a wide range of salaries, based on experience – and talent for turning leads into buyers. The salary range is pretty wide; the low end is $51,000, and the jobs advertised offer up to about $170,000 (or more!) for the most experienced (& successful) sellers. Degrees may be helpful, but not required, and you may have to travel on a part-time or regular basis. If you can sell anything to anyone, this may be the career for you!
With an associate’s degree or bachelor’s in management – and one to five years of experience – you could become a general or operations manager. They earn about $53,000 to $130,000 per year managing workers in California. You’ll need experience building and leading teams, completing complex projects, working with large data sets, and managing people. There a variety of industries hiring operations managers right now!
Elementary School Teacher
Teachers can earn $39,000 to $89,000 per year in California. If you’re new to the field, you must at least have a bachelor’s degree and have completed your student teaching experience (internship). Entry level teachers earn less, and seasoned teachers earn more. There are also careers for Special Education and Montessori teachers, and for those who want to work in a supervisory role. Many positions are available for educators who want to instill a love of learning in California students!
If you obtain the proper licensing, you can earn about $30,000 to $75,000 per year by driving a heavy or tractor-trailer truck. All you need is a high school diploma, a CDL, and one to five years of driving experience. Short-term on-the-job training is often provided.
A properly-licensed CPA can earn $50,000 to $120,000 per year. You’ll need a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and you must pass the Uniform CPA Exam. Forensic accountants earn higher salaries, and there are a variety of accounting specialties. If you’ve always dreamed of living in California, click the link below to explore currently available accounting positions!
These exciting job opportunities (and more!) are available in California because of the increased demand for service-oriented skills. No matter what you’re looking for, you can find it in the Golden State. Apply for your dream job today!
Article Updated from the Original on May 24, 2019