Quality and Affordable Workforce

Your business will benefit from the state’s most affordable wage rates, a large skilled labor pool and numerous job training and placement services. California adds 10 million people to its population every 20 years. Much of the current growth is occurring within Central California, creating a vast employment pool with a wide range of qualifications. Central California wage savings can be as much as $4 dollars to $10 per hour. We have satisfied employees. People come to Central California to experience life. From the executive suite to the front line, employees enjoy the benefits of a Central California lifestyle; affordable housing, mild climate, short commutes, abundant recreation and some of the most spectacular scenery on the face of the earth. More than half of Central California's residence own a home, compared to 20 to 35% in larger metro areas of the state.

Workforce Demographics




Universities, Colleges and Training Centers


  • UC Merced
  • CSU Fresno
  • CSU Bakersfield
  • CSU Stanislaus


  • San Joaquin Delta College
  • Taft College

Community Colleges

  • State Center Community College District
  • Fresno City College
  • Reedley Community College
  • Willow International
  • Madera Center
  • Oakhurst Center
  • Clovis Community College

West Hills Community College District

  • Coalinga
  • Lemoore
  • North District Center

College of the Sequoias

  • Visalia
  • Hanford
  • Tulare

Kern Community College District

  • Bakersfield College
  • Cerro Coso Community College
  • Porterville College

Yosemite Community College District

  • Columbia College
  • Modesto Junior College

Merced Community College District

  • Merced College

Independent Colleges

  • Fresno Pacific University
  • University of the Pacific

Private Colleges & Universities

  • Alliant University
  • National University