Alexandria Jobs

  • Navy Diver

    U.S. Navy - Alexandria, VA

    Navy Divers perform a variety of salvage diving operations and special diving duties worldwide, whether performing construction and demolition projects, executing search and...

    from U.S. Navy - 2 days ago
  • Driver - Over-the-Road (OTR) Truck Driver - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Alexandria, VA

    Over-the-Road (OTR) Truck Driver - 3 Weeks Out & 5 Days Home - North Virginia-120000000F Truck drivers earn up to $0.42 per mile *and have flexible scheduling options in this...

    from Schneider - 2 days ago
  • Sales Consultant

    AFLAC - Alexandria, VA

    Aflac - Sales Consultant Company Overview - A leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States. - Insures more than 50 million people worldwide. - Provides policies to...

    from AFLAC, Inc. - 2 days ago
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Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 128,284. Located along the Western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 6 miles south of downtown Washington, DC. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as southern Maryland, modern Alexandria has been shaped by its proximity to the nation's capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract to provide services to the federal government. The latter are known locally as beltway bandits, after the Capital Beltway, an interstate highway that circles Washington, D.C. One of Alexandria's largest employers is the U.S. Department of Defense. Others include the Institute for Defense Analyses and the Center for Naval Analyses. In 2005, the United States Patent and Trademark Office moved 7,100 employees from 18 separate buildings in...more

Alexandria Careers

Among the most common occupations in Alexandria are Management, professional, and related occupations, 56%; Sales and office occupations, 20%; and Service occupations, 10%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Alexandria, Virginia work for companies, 23 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Alexandria Industries

The leading industries in Alexandria, Virginia are Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 20%; Public administration, 16%; and Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 15%. 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, Virginia is $58,068, and the median income of households in Alexandria was $66,116.

Average Salaries in Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA


According to our Alexandria Trends data, the number of Alexandria, Virginia jobs has decreased by 5% since April 2013.
Alexandria job trends

Alexandria Employment Statistics

Population of Alexandria
Total population 133,479
Male 46.89%
Female 53.11%
Median age 36.2
Alexandria Housing
Owner-occupied homes 43.4%
Median cost of a home $490,700
Median mortgage payment $1,390
Renter-occupied homes 56.6%
Vacant housing 6.4%
Median monthly rent $1,111
Average Income
Median for all workers $47,092
Median for all male full-time $63,854
Median for all female full-time $52,282
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 14%
$100,000 to $149,999 15%
$150,000 to $199,999 7%
$200,000 or more 9%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 14%
Some college, no degree 13%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 31%
Graduate degree 28%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 46%
Separated 3%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 12%
White 70%
Black or African American 21%
Asian 6%
Other 3%
Alexandria Commute
Carpool 7.9%
Public transportation 17.9%
Average travel time 28 minutes