Alexandria Jobs

  • Multi-Channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Alexandria, LA

    Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won’t change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the...

    from Army National Guard - 2 days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Alexandria, LA

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 6 hours ago
  • NEW PAY! Earn 39 – 43 CPM w/CDL OTR Truck Driver Job

    Dartco - Alexandria, LA

    Dartco is hiring OTR truck drivers at a great new starting CPM. Earn 39 - 43 CPM on an average of 2,600+ miles per week! Plus you'll get lots of added perks, including Great Home...

    from Dartco - 1 day 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


According to our Alexandria Trends data, the number of Alexandria, Louisiana jobs has increased by 11% since October 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%
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%
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