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Traveling to Stockton California for Work

Updated on December 30, 2019
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Ms. Inglish is a successful employment & training pro, setting Midwest regional records with tens of thousands placed in gainful employment.

Stockton's San Joaquin Street Amtrak train station.
Stockton's San Joaquin Street Amtrak train station. | Source

Financial Advisors Are Needed In The San Francisco Bay Area

Stockton, California on the San Joaquin River is home to approximately 300,000 individuals, with about 19,000 jobs listings in September 2014 and over 20,000 positions advertised in September 2016. Financial advisors are particularly high in demand.

Stockton's active seaports on its thousands of miles of clear waterways comprise what is known as the California Delta, where one if its major colleges is located and named as Delta College. Good shipping lanes have made Stockton a commerce and military hub, contributing to its designation as one of the 25 Best Medium-Sized Cities in the USA for employment and business expansion.

The city's recognition is supported by the fact that in its fastest growing and highest in-demand jobs, Stockton needs many financial advisors to help people manage their increasing incomes and investments.

A widening variety of interesting careers are available for job seekers in the Stockton-Lodi-Tracey area of California east of San Francisco as well.

Many of these job vacancies include work in Computers (IT) and Health/Medical positions> Openings advertised also include aircraft maintenance, drafting, and others engineering and tech positions. In addition, truck driving jobs are increasing in number.

Reference Map

Stockton CA:
Stockton, CA, USA

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San Joaquin Valley:
San Joaquin Valley, California 93660, USA

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San Francisco CA:
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Local Annual Events in the Stockton-Bay Area

  • San Joaquin International Film Festival - January
  • Zion Chamber Music Festival - January
  • Bob McMillen Memorial Fishing Tournament - March
  • The Dave Brubeck Festival, University of the Pacific - March
  • Orchid Fest - April
  • Earth Day Festival - April
  • Jewish Food Fair - June
  • DeltaFusion - A parade and show with giant puppets, masks and music. - June
  • A Taste of Delta - July
  • Stockton Beer Week - Last week of August.
  • Stockton-con - Sci Fi and gaming. - August
  • Filipino Barrio Fiesta - August
  • Reggae on the Delta - August
  • Community Pow Wow - September
  • Stockton is Magnificent Festival - October
  • Treat or Treat on the Miracle Mile - Businesses host safe Halloween activities.
  • Fine Arts Festival - November.
  • Lighted Boat Parade - December

Stockton's Largest Employer


  • Auto Repair and Service at 40 South Union Street; Stockton, CA 95205-5545
  • Call 1-209-464-4384

Calaveras Garage; 40 South Union Street; Stockton, CA 95205-5545:
40 S Union St, Stockton, CA 95205, USA

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Largest Employers in the Stockton Area

  1. Calaveras Garage - Automobile Repair and Mainenance
  2. Dameron Hospital
  3. Division Of Juvenile Justice
  4. Foster Care Services
  5. General Mills Inc.
  6. Lodi Memorial Hospital
  7. Morada Produce Co.
  8. O-G Packing Co.
  9. Pacific Coast Producers
  10. Stockton Police Department
  11. San Joaquin County Schools
  12. San Joaquin County Human Services
  13. San Joaquin Delta College
  14. St Joseph Medical Center
  15. University Of The Pacific - Psychologists

Original General Mills in Minneapolis. This is the Mill City Museum at the company headquarters in MN.[all photos public domain]
Original General Mills in Minneapolis. This is the Mill City Museum at the company headquarters in MN.[all photos public domain]

Top 10 High - Growth Jobs in Stockton

  1. Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
  2. Home Health Aides
  3. Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
  4. Personal and Home Care Aides
  5. Sales Representatives, Technical and Scientific
  6. Respiratory Therapists
  7. Computer Software Engineers, Applications
  8. Special Education Teachers, Middle School
  9. Postsecondary Teachers
  10. Life Scientists

Additional High Demand Jobs

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Instructional Coordinators
  • Surgical Technologists
  • Radiology Technologists and Technicians
  • Health Diagnosing Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Registered Nurses & LPNs - Many Travel Nurses are required - higher Benefits & Pay
  • Postsecondary Teachers
  • Drafters
  • Personal Financial Advisors

Employment Listing Trends in Stockton

The Stockon area has experienced flux in job listings with a marked increases  from 2009 - 2014.
The Stockon area has experienced flux in job listings with a marked increases from 2009 - 2014.

Urban Revitalization -- K-16 Education All in One PLace

The Center City of Stockton has been rebuilt and continues to experience revitalization that includes green building and green collar jobs. Economic renewal is solid in this region just north of the central business district of the city.

Revitalization and growth are moving outward form this central starting point, providing many opportunities for job growth and advancement on the jobs to young adults and those in the midst of their careers and ready for a move up.

Magnolia is a registered historic district in itself. University Park houses California State University. The educational system in this district is working on a continuous program of K-16 education, including free tuition for college in-state residents.

San Joaquin Delta College String Ensemble

University of the Pacific at Stockton: Burns Tower. Oldest chartered college in California.
University of the Pacific at Stockton: Burns Tower. Oldest chartered college in California.

Free Tuition at Some Colleges for In-State Residents

Sports In The Stockton Area

Professional Sports

  • Stockton Ports (Single A Affiliate of Oakland A's) - at Stockton Ballpark

  • Stockton Thunder (ECHL) - Hockey

  • Stockton Lightning (Arena2 Football) - at Stockton Arena.

  • California Cougars (MISL) - Soccer

Men's and Women's University and College Sports

  • University of the Pacific Tigers

  • San Joaquin Delta College Mustangs

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2008 Patty Inglish MS


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