Alexandria Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Solo Over the Road

    Schneider - Alexandria, LA

    Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Pick Your Freight-10000000GA This Owner-Operator truck driver position features the Percentage of Revenue program which provides you the opportunity...

    from Schneider - 7 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Alexandria, LA

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 8 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Drivers

    USA Truck - Alexandria, LA

    Experienced Driver CDL-A Jobs Recruiters are standing by! 866-541-2012 Can Experienced Drivers grow with USA Truck? Definitely! Welcome to the new USA Truck. Fill out the...

    from USA Truck - 15 days ago
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Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria is a city in Louisiana and the parish seat of Rapides Parish. It lies on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. It is the principal city of the Alexandria metropolitan area which encompasses all of Rapides and Grant Parishes. The 2007 population estimate for the city of Alexandria was 49,600.

Alexandria Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alexandria was $16,242, compared with $21,587 nationally. Alexandria's native workforce consists of about 55,000 residents. Union Tank Car Company has recently located a plant northwest of Alexandria near the airport creating hundreds of jobs. Expansions at the Procter & Gamble plant and the construction of a PlastiPak plant in nearby Pineville have also created a number of new jobs for the area. In 2007, Inc. Magazine rated Alexandria as the 77th best place in which to conduct business out of the 393 U.S. cities ranked, a significant increase from its ranking as No. 276 in 2006. Out of other Louisiana cities, Alexandria ranked second, following only Baton Rouge, which ranked 59th nationally. Alexandria International Airport International Airport is one of only two International Airports in Louisiana . In 2006 a new-state-of-the-art passenger terminal was dedicated. Alexandria is served by American, Continental, Delta and...more

Alexandria Careers

Among the most common occupations in Alexandria are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 21%. Approximately 65 percent of workers in Alexandria, Louisiana work for companies, 21 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Alexandria Industries

The leading industries in Alexandria, Louisiana are Educational, health and social services, 29%; Retail trade, 13%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 8%. Simply Hired's Alexandria job listings indicate that the following industries in Alexandria are hiring the most workers:

Alexandria Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Alexandria, Louisiana is $24,805, and the median income of households in Alexandria was $26,097.
 

Average Salaries in Alexandria, LA

Alexandria, LA

$25,000
 

According to our Alexandria Trends data, the number of Alexandria, Louisiana jobs has decreased by 8% since April 2013.
Alexandria job trends

Alexandria Employment Statistics

Population of Alexandria
Total population 46,342
Male 45.50%
Female 54.50%
Median age 35.6
  
Alexandria Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.4%
Median cost of a home $72,200
Median mortgage payment $538
Renter-occupied homes 42.6%
Vacant housing 10.0%
Median monthly rent $430
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,456
Median for all female full-time $20,154
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 21%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 8%
  
Marital Status
Never married 33%
Currently married 42%
Separated 4%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 11%
  
Race
White 43%
Black or African American 55%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
  
Alexandria Commute
Carpool 13.8%
Public transportation 2.8%
Average travel time 19 minutes