What kind of jobs are there in Visalia, CA?

The Porterville-Visalia area has a vast amount of employment opportunities, with the leading industry being agriculture. Other popular industries in the area include health care, construction and education.

The Bank of the Sierra and Sequoia National Forest supervisor’s office are headquartered in Porterville, while Visalia is the county seat and therefore home to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, Tulare County Fire Department and the Tulare County Office of Education, as well as Family HealthCare Network.

Other major employers in the area include Eagle Mountain Casino, Walmart Distribution Center and Latino Farm Labor Service.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 2.7 /10

How we calculate this.

Visalia has a less healthy job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary



Unemployment Rate 2019

of people are without a job

5.9 % higher than national average.

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top Industries in Visalia

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Employment
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18.82k - $28.28k

Finance and Insurance

Total Employment
Customer Service Representative
Salary: $26.73k - $42.97k

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Total Employment
Recreation and Fitness Worker
Salary: $22.44k - $44.15k