Alpena Jobs

  • Infantryman - Management Training - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Alpena, MI

    Discipline. Loyalty. Experience. Every employer wants someone with these qualities because these are the people who become leaders. And those are exactly the qualities you'll...

    from Army National Guard - 7 days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation Co - Alpena, MI

    Now Hiring Student Drivers New CDL Class A Driver Classes Starting Weekly. Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Jumpstart your...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 16 days ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Drivers Needed for Dedicated & OTR Runs - 866-303-0792

    Hogan - Alpena, MI

    Class A CDL truck drivers, our Dedicated routes will keep you driving and give you quality home time! We also have great Over-the-Road opportunities We have a run in your area.

    from Hogan - 21 days ago
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Alpena, Michigan

Alpena is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 11,304. It is the county seat of Alpena County 6 . The city is on the shore of Lake Huron's Thunder Bay, with Alpena Township surrounding it on land. The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is located offshore near the city. Despite its small population, it is by far the largest city in sparsely-populated Northeast Michigan, serving as its commercial and cultural hub. It is considered to be one of the two anchor cities of Northern Michigan, along with Traverse City. The region, known as the "Sunrise Side" from its location on the east shoreline of Michigan, was first a site of commercial fishing activity and is still home to extensive commercial fishing activities. Later the region, like much of Michigan, was shaped by the logging era of the 1800s. Today, Alpena is known for its limestone quarry, one of the largest in the world, owned and operated by the Lafarge corporation and is a major...more

Alpena Careers

Among the most common occupations in Alpena are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 21%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Alpena, Michigan work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Alpena Industries

The leading industries in Alpena, Michigan are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Manufacturing, 13%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Alpena job listings indicate that the following industries in Alpena are hiring the most workers:

Alpena Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Alpena, Michigan is $28,242, and the median income of households in Alpena was $30,353.

Average Salaries in Alpena, MI

Alpena, MI


According to our Alpena Trends data, the number of Alpena, Michigan jobs has increased by 115% since August 2013.
Alpena job trends

Alpena Employment Statistics

Population of Alpena
Total population 11,304
Male 47.06%
Female 52.94%
Median age 39.6
Alpena Housing
Owner-occupied homes 67.4%
Median cost of a home $70,600
Median mortgage payment $413
Renter-occupied homes 32.6%
Vacant housing 6.3%
Median monthly rent $353
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $34,534
Median for all female full-time $21,951
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 50%
Separated 1%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 13%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Alpena Commute
Carpool 7.5%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 12 minutes