Jobs in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, CA Employment Information

Los Angeles, California Overview

As the home of Hollywood and the world's entertainment capital, Los Angeles is a mecca filled with culture, tourism, and technology. The LA metropolitan area has a population of over 12 million people. The City of Los Angeles is the second largest city in the U.S., behind New York City, and the population is quickly nearing 4 million. Los Angeles is known for its ethnic diversity and for its arts and cultures, including over 800 museums in the county.

LA clocks in as one of the most expensive places in the country to live, with a cost of living 18.7 percent above the national average. One of the main factors for this high cost of living is the housing market. In 2014, Los Angeles homes are, on average, overvalued by 15 percent. The median price of a home is $397,300. Rent for a two-bedroom apartment averages $2,450 a month.

Transportation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, is the second-highest expense for LA residents, though transportation costs for residents are 1.1 percent below the national average. The census bureau reports that between 2008 and 2012, the median household income in Los Angeles county was $56,241, which is slightly lower than California's median of $61,400. LA's per capita income is $27,900 for the same time period.

Los Angeles Job Opportunities

Some of the largest employers for Los Angeles, CA jobs are in government. The County of Los Angeles employs 109,500 people, the City of Los Angeles employs 56,200, and the federal government employs 48,100. Other major employers for jobs in Los Angeles, CA include Kroger, with 140,000 employees, and Kaiser Permanente, with over 34,000 employees.

If you're searching for Los Angeles jobs, but don't want to live directly in LA, try one of the neighboring cities. Santa Clarita jobs will put you in a smaller city with a population of only a few hundred thousand.

Los Angeles Employment Trends

Along with the obvious Hollywood connection and entertainment industry jobs, Forbes lists aerospace, tourism, and technology as main industries for jobs in Los Angeles. The city received 42.2 million tourists in 2013 alone, with that number projected to rise to 50 million a year by 2020, making Los Angeles jobs in the hospitality industry easy to come by.

Los Angeles' technology scene has been compared to Silicon Valley in the past three years, and the industry has grown 12 percent since 2001. Tech work sometimes intersects with the entertainment industry, so look for unique technology jobs in Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles, CA
Overview: Bloomingdale's is seeking a dynamic, seasoned individual for our Bridal Registry department. As a Bloomingdale's Bridal Consultant, you will play a key role in enhancing our image as a service store. You will learn the facts behind our world famous merchandise, while developing a clientele all your own. The candidate being sought will be one with superior customer service/clienteling sk...
Los Angeles, CA
Synechron Ltd. is seeking Oracle Fusion HCM Architect, Oracle Fusion Developer and Oracle Taleo Consultant for a leading services client based out at Los Angeles, CA. Synechron Ltd forms part of a global organization which is a recognized leader and expert in building business value for global financial services and Fortune 500 companies. We have offices in the US, Canada, the Netherlands, the UA...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
Globally recognized non-profit foundation has an opening for an Administrative Assistant. This illustrious cultural institution is celebrated for its commitment to fostering knowledge and preserving the world’s artistic heritage. As the Administrative Assistant, your work will directly contribute to this foundation’s mission as you draft correspondence, maintain documents, reports and databases, m...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
Prominent Real Estate Firm with a rapidly-growing national presence has an immediate need for an experienced Administrative Assistant to support the finance team. As Administrative Assistant, you will contribute to the firm’s long-term initiatives by maintaining documents, overseeing calendars, drafting reports and managing extensive databases. We are dedicated to finding a master multitasker who ...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
Prominent Real Estate Firm located in Downtown has an immediate opening for a strong, proactive Executive Assistant to support the VP of Operations. We are seeking a self-starter with excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced, corporate environment. As the Executive Assistant, you will contribute to the firm’s growth and development initiatives as ...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
Prominent Media Firm based in Santa Monica is seeking an intelligent and resourceful Administrative Assistant to support the President. This is an amazing temp-to-perm opportunity to make an immediate impact on this firm’s innovative corporate culture. You will support this industry leader in facilitating initiatives that promote a positive work environment. Our ideal candidate will have a positiv...
Los Angeles, CA
SOS Security LP has an immediate job opening for a Security Officer in the Los Angeles, CA area. Essential Duties May Include: Patrolling Greeting Customers Creating incident reports, and notify appropriate personnel in the event of an emergency Education, License, and Certification Requirements: Must have a Valid California Security License and completion of Modules B & C Should have a Hig...
Los Angeles, CA
Salary: $100,000 - $120,000 District Manager needed in Los Angeles! With locations scattered across the region, we’ve become a premier destination for culinary lovers. We feature an award winning menu cultivated by some of the most talented chef’s across the country. Our goal is not just to put food on a table, but to bring together friends, family, and the neighborhood into a place they can rel...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
Overview: Exciting Outside Entry Level Sales Position ! Excellent base salary, uncapped commissions, monthly car allowances,tremendous career path opportunities and more! In this role, your over all responsibilities include prospecting, cold calling, setting appointments with prospects, presenting programs to meet and exceed your sales quota.​ This position is due to growth and company expansion...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
CALLING ALL FASHIONISTAS Our clients represent some of the biggest brand names in the fashion industry. If you are a fashion-forward retail professional with a luxury goods background AND are looking for a new opportunity in District Management, Store Management, Store Sales, Visual Merchandising, Personal Shopping or Brand Representation, we want to hear from you. We are currently looking for th...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
CALLING ALL FASHIONISTAS Our clients represent some of the biggest brand names in the fashion industry. If you are a fashion-forward retail professional with a luxury goods background AND are looking for a new opportunity in District Management, Store Management, Store Sales, Visual Merchandising, Personal Shopping or Brand Representation, we want to hear from you. We are currently looking for th...
Los Angeles, CA
Director of Surgical Services Registered Nurse, RN Los Angeles, CA Area Here is a great opportunity for an experienced nurse to function as the Director of Surgical Services at a reputable hospital located in the Los Angeles, CA area. This will oversee a busy, fast paced operating room. Director of Surgical Services Reports to CNO Looks over 7+ OR suites Around 300 cases per month BSN requ...
Los Angeles, CA
C.R. England has been hiring and training drivers since 1920, and has never laid anyone off for lack of freight. We are also the oldest and largest refrigerated trucking company in the nation. The majority of the freight you haul for us is no-touch – our clients will do all of the loading and unloading. You can choose to drive solo (OTR, regional, dedicated or intermodal) or as part of a team (OT...
Los Angeles, CA
Outside Sales Representative / Account Manager If you are a confident and highly motivated individual looking for a great sales opportunity with uncapped earnings and growth potential, join our Sales team at Central Payment! We are seeking energetic and entrepreneurial Outsides Sales Reps to market our credit card processing services and social media tools to businesses across the country. Job D...
As a Reynolds and Reynolds Business Consultant you will use strong technical understanding of the current Reynolds applications and a well-developed dealership operational expertise to provide a full range of dealership operations consulting services. The primary goal for this position is to establish an effective professional relationship with customers that will ensure an increase in profits in ...
Los Angeles, CA
Description: What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. You'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. As a CDI Senior Consultant you'll provide consulting services to strengthen and improve health care operations ...
Los Angeles, CA
JOB SUMMARY The Mechanic is responsible for repairs and the maintenance of diesel powered tractors and trailers both internal and external customers, as well as ensuring the road worthiness of company and leased equipment. Responsibilities • Perform preventive maintenance on trucks and trailers while utilizing personal safety equipment as required. • Move trucks and trailers in and out of shop...
Los Angeles, CA
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits If home is East of the M...
Los Angeles, CA
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Los Angeles, CA
Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to provide direction and assistance in the completion of daily merchandise and operating tasks and to perform such other duties as assigned by the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager. The incumbent is required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and applicable laws. This position does not involv...

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