Fremont, CA Career Guide: Hot Careers in Fremont, California

Looking for a big city lifestyle without the big city costs? Only 30 miles from San Francisco, Fremont offers the best of both worlds. Career opportunities abound - read on for more about the hottest careers in Fremont, CA.

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Overview

Located in Alameda County, Fremont was ranked #1 in the category of 'wallet fitness' in 2017 by WalletHub, an online financial research organization, based on factors like earning power, credit standing and risk exposure. Fremont's economic situation is also strong: according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a civilian labor force of about 2.6 million and an unemployment rate of only 2.7% in March 2018. While the BLS doesn't have any recent salary data for Fremont specifically, it did report an average hourly wage of $33.51 for the broader San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward region as of May 2017.

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  • Agriculture
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  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Largest Employers

In its 2018 Community Profile, the City of Fremont lists the following as the city's largest employers, which range from 250 to more than 1,000 employees. In addition to the following list, some other major companies include Delta, Imergy, Solar City and Soraa. The large employers below are listed in alphabetical order:

  • Fremont Unified School District
  • Lam Research Corporation
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Seagate
  • Synnex
  • Tesla
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Washington Hospital
  • Western Digital

Fastest-Growing Occupations

According to the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) Labor Market Information Division, the following are expected to be among the fastest-growing jobs in Alameda County, which includes Fremont, over the 2014-2024 decade. Each of these occupations are projected to have a steady growth of at least 38% over the ten-year period.

  • Roofers
  • Web Developers
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Software Developers, Applications
  • Solar Photovoltaic Installers
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Multimedia Artists and Animators
  • Nurse Practitioners
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