Monterey, California 

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Monterey, CA is a great place for people looking for jobs. With a 19.28% job growth rate, it's likely that new job opportunities will keep opening up in the area. The unemployment rate in Monterey is 5.1%, which is lower than the national average of 4.1%. With such a promising job market and low unemployment rate, Monterey is an ideal spot to look for work and start a new career.

The unemployment rate in Monterey is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Monterey has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 1.8% over the past year.
- The average salary in Monterey is $85,365.
- The median home cost in Monterey is $1,022,100


- Best paying jobs in Monterey? Legal ($121,625)
- Worst paying jobs? Farming, Fishing, Forestry ($6,686)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Information ($108,977)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Other Services ($18,077)
- Average Income of Residents in Monterey ($52,631) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Monterey (3.8) is lower than USA (6)


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Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Monterey, California that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONMonterey, CaliforniaUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONMonterey, CaliforniaUnited States
  Business, Financial$68,851$68,299
  Computer, Math$94,765$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$111,328$86,023
  Social Service$45,354$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$65,456$43,591
  Health Practitioners$96,932$75,327
  Health Technicians$63,482$41,524
  Healthcare Support$16,836$25,441
  Fire Fighters$34,321$35,516
  Law Enforcement$65,469$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$30,181$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$26,372$23,378
  Personal Care$21,491$15,351
  Sales, Related$42,371$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$27,315$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$6,686$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$60,063$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$46,806$48,436
  Material Moving$45,741$25,906
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYMonterey, CaliforniaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$40,096$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $74,432
  Wholesale Trade$93,117$51,301
  Retail Trade$40,439$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$34,958$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$65,313$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$49,125$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$102,292$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises $75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$36,542$30,687
  Educational Services$66,108$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$59,375$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$37,209$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$31,344$18,154
  Other Services$18,077$29,481
  Public Administration$92,986$61,644
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Monterey    21 Reviews
Here or Exit California - 1/25/2017
The Monterey city area is an excellent place to live and one of the few California locales where it's relatively safe to raise a family. If I could no longer live here I... Read More

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If you're not a millionaire good luck living here - 12/31/2013
I grew up on the Monterey Peninsula and had to leave to climb out of poverty. The median income is $35,000 and outside of the military, the jobs are mostly service... Read More

How wealthy are we talking about? - 9/13/2012
My husband and I are just crazy about Monterey. I wonder if we take housing expenses (mortgage or rent) out of the picture, is Monterey still a very expensive city to... Read More

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