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San Jose Jobs Overview

58,402
Job Openings
3.4%
Unemployment Rate
$78,620
Median Base Salary
1.0M
Population

San Jose has the 10th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the San Jose area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. San Jose has the 15th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in San Jose is above average at $78,620, and the median cost of a home in San Jose is $579,500, which is above the national average. 38% of workers in San Jose hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in San Jose. 76% of San Jose workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 9% walk. People in San Jose spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Work 2 Future San Jose Job Center

1601 Foxworthy Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126
408-794-1100

North San Jose America`s Job Center of California

1901 Zanker Road
San Jose, CA 95112
408-216-6202

Work2future Youth Training Center

2072 Lucretia Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
408-794-1234