Find your perfect career in the North State
Looking for a career in the North Far North region of California? We can help you find a career that’s right for you—and the education you need to get there. Get started on your new career path today!
Browse Industries to learn about the hottest industries in the region. You'll learn what each industry is about, what job-readiness skills and education are needed, and what career paths are possible.
Browse Programs to match your career interests with the best college programs in the region. You'll learn what each school offers, what types of classes you'll need, and how long the program will take to complete.
The North region encompasses seven counties (El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba).
The Far North region encompasses 15 counties (Butte, Colusa, Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity).
|Share of Region's Jobs|
|Business and Entrepreneurship||24.0%|
|Retail, Hospitality and Tourism||11.5%|
|Energy, Construction and Utilities||9.4%|
|Advanced Transportation and Logistics||9.3%|
|Education and Human Development||7.9%|
|Information and Communication Technologies – Digital Media||3.7%|
|Agriculture, Water and Environmental Technologies||3.3%|
|Life Sciences – Biotechnology||0.5%|
|Fastest Projected Growth|
|Retail, Hospitality and Tourism||12%|
|Life Sciences – Biotechnology||11%|
|Advanced Transportation and Logistics||10%|
|Energy, Construction and Utilities||10%|
|Agriculture, Water and Environmental Technologies||9%|
|Education and Human Development||7%|
|Business and Entrepreneurship||6%|
|Information and Communication Technologies – Digital Media||6%|
|Highest Average Entry-Level Hourly Wage|
|Information and Communication Technologies – Digital Media||$28.52|
|Education and Human Development||$27.65|
|Life Sciences – Biotechnology||$26.79|
|Energy, Construction and Utilities||$26.60|
|Business and Entrepreneurship||$26.53|
|Advanced Transportation and Logistics||$23.43|
|Agriculture, Water and Environmental Technologies||$21.73|
|Retail, Hospitality and Tourism||$17.48|