California Minimum Wage

California Minimum Wage California is such a large and industrialized state in the USA, to the point that it has many economic activities that support it: agriculture, tourism, natural resources, world war II, aerospace, aviation, shipping, film, computer, etc. California has also great colleges and universities that prepare students for their careers. Some Companies in California are Apple Inc, Chevron, Hewlett-Packard, McKesson, Wells Fargo, Intel, Safeway, etc. The list does not end here, but California is definitely a place where to look for a job.

California Minimum Salary per Hour: $ 8

Popular Companies in California

Acer Group

Acer Group

The first company that the Acer Group managed was Acer. Years later; the group bought the other companies. Gateway was founded in 1985; the company quickly became a success and thanks to this, it was included in the Fortune 500 list. Unfortunately years later, it was removed because it reached the position# 507. Gateway was acquired by Acer in 2007.

EMachines started its operations in 1998, and it became one of the fastest growing PC brands. In 2004 Gateway bought this company, and when the Acer Group bought Gateway, eMachines also became part of Acer’s brands.

Packard Bell was founded in 1926; at first it sold radios and TVs, but later, at the end of 80s, it entered in the computer market. Acer bought Packard Bell in 2008.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

AMD is one of the world’s largest supplier of microprocessors, moreover, it owns 8.6% of Spansion Inc. Headquartered in California, AMD has more than 11,100 employees worldwide nowadays. It is listed under the stock symbol AMD in the New York Stock Exchange.

AMD Inc. offer unmatched resources from its strong combination of graphics technology and x86 to its worldwide clients. Furthermore, it has a business model adjusted to face business challenges in this competitive industry. AMD’s products and platforms are designed to meet consumers’ needs
Agilent Technologies Inc

Agilent Technologies Inc

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is committed to providing the best quality products and customer service. Electronic measurement, chemical analysis and life sciences are the main business areas of this company. Company’s products are designed to meet customers’ needs, this would not be possible without the heavy investment that Agilent technologies make in research and development of new technologies.
Amgen Inc

Amgen Inc

people can find Amgen Inc. in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Canada.
This company provides secure job positions for many people; we are talking about more than 17,000 employees. On the other hand, Amgen has a strong presence in the US market, because it offers thousands of job offers to residents and overseas workers. It is considered as the second largest employer in Thousand Oaks. Furthermore, it was ranked among the best companies with excellent vision and mission by Business Week magazine.

Amgen is an active member of the most prestigious organization in the United States, we are talking about the Global Leadership Coalition. This important organization is committed to the promotion of development programs in the entire nation.
Apple Computer, Inc

Apple Computer, Inc

The idea of creating a computer was born of two brilliant minds; we are talking about Steven Wozniak and Steven Jobs. By 1976 both friends established the company and created the first Apple computer. In fact, it was a huge success in 1977, and since then the company took off and became notable between American citizens. Nowadays, this company has a strong presence in the global market due to its millionaire revenues. According to the Fortune Magazine, Apple Computer was considered as the most admired corporations in America in three consecutive years (2008, 2010, and 2011). There are more 350 Apple stores in the United States and in the rest of the world.
Applied Materials, Inc

Applied Materials, Inc

The company collaborates with the industries that came up with contraptions such as the Smartphones, the Solar Panels and the Flat Screens of TVs.
Applied Materials focuses on the production of capital equipment for industries; it provides and delivers innovative equipment and software with top quality services. The company is based on the city of Santa Clara, in the Silicon Valley of California, where it manages the technology that makes it possible to ensure more accessible and affordable products for its consumers.
Avery Dennison Corporation

Avery Dennison Corporation

Based in Pasadena, Calif., the Company had 2001 sales of $3.8 billion. Avery Dennison develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of products for consumer and industrial markets, including Avery-brand office products, Fasson-brand self-adhesive materials, peel-and-stick postage stamps, reflective highway safety products, automated retail tag and labeling systems, and specialty tapes and chemicals.
Bank of America Home Loans

Bank of America Home Loans

Mortgage banking which is divided in Loan production, Loan Servicing and Loan Closing Services; Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance and Global operations. Since The Bank of America bought the Countrywide Financial Company in January 2008, it became the leading company in mortgages in the United States.
Chevron Corporation

Chevron Corporation

Chevron explores, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Other similar activities are: the production of geothermal energy and coal, and it generates electricity; it also provides energy efficiency solutions; and it develops future energy resources including bio-fuels and other renewables.

Nowadays this company is very involved in producing cleaner ways to power the world. Its marketing network supports retail outlets in six continents. And it has invested in 13 power-generating facilities in the United States and Asia.
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco portfolio is divided in three market segments: Enterprise, Small business and Home; the company has developed different systems and software for each one of them. Among its most popular products we can consider VoIP services, cloud-based services, and special services in case of disasters.

Cisco Systems also provide career certifications (IT professional certifications for Cisco products); with different levels of certification, from novice to expert in different paths depending of the products: Routing and Switching, Design, Network security, Storage Networking, Voice and Wireless. Cisco systems provide opportunities for customers, employees, partners; they help people in general to connect and communicate.