Palm Desert Top Employers
Palm Desert had grown exponentially since incorporation in 1973, growing from 1,500 residents to over 48,000 in 2010. Population swells in winter months thanks to an influx of so-called “snowbirds” escaping the frigid Canadian climes.
Palm Desert borders its neighbors, Cathedral City and Rancho Mirage and many of the people who come to work in Palm Desert make the short commute from Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City as well as other desert towns in the area.
The top employers in Palm Desert, according to the latest Wikipedia article are:
Marriott (including both JW Marriott Desert Springs Golf Resort and Marriott Desert Springs Villas)
Universal Protection Services (security services)
Securitas (security services)
Riverside County Sheriff
Bighorn Golf Club
Desert Arc (non-profit/charity)
Westin Desert Willow
Time Warner Cable