If you'd like more in-depth info, I'm sure you'll keep in mind
politicalguru-ga's suggestions re: pricing your question. But as a
pilot (unpaid) myself I'm all too well aware of the empty-pocket
syndrome so common among aspiring pilot applicants, and couldn't just
let this go, so here are a few links to get you started:
Here's a list of California companies performing air cargo operations,
sometimes in addition to other activities like charter and courier
This is a list of small airlines, including air cargo operators. It
includes states other than California, but is easy to scroll through
and see which is which. If the company has a website, it will be
linked on the far right-hand side of the chart with a clickable link:
Listing of small package delivery services in CA (not all include air
List of six California air freight companies:
Here are a few websites for individual companies either based in or
with a presence in California:
Be sure to ask if anything isn't clear, and good luck. Hope you find
that flying job and those pockets fill up soon!
I used several personal bookmarks, especially
In addition, I used the following search terms:
California "air cargo" OR "air freight" OR "air courier"
California "air charter" cargo OR freight OR hauling
California small "air cargo"
California small "air charter" cargo OR freight OR courier
California small package air
California "air cargo services"