Beckley Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Beckley, WV

    C.R. England is now hiring Dedicated Truck Drivers. C.R. Englands Dedicated division is growing at a rapid pace and we need Company Truck Drivers to fill the need As a Dedicated...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Beckley, WV

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 3 days ago
  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver - Regional Lanes

    Knight Transportation - Beckley, WV

    Company Truck Drivers (Regional Dry Van) What’s your why? Choose the Right Path, Your Path You’re connected to other drivers by a common calling for the road. Beyond that, your...

    from Knight Transportation - 2 days ago
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Beckley, West Virginia

Beckley is a city in Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA and founded on April 4, 1838. The population was estimated to be 17,254 by the US Census Bureau in 2005 according to the website. Early in its history, the town was known as Beckleyville and Raleigh Court House. The city is sometimes called the "Smokeless Coal Capital" "The City of Champions" and the "Gateway To Southern West Virginia." The population of the Beckley area is roughly 77,000 including Raleigh County and parts of Fayette County. It is the county seat of Raleigh County . Beckley was named in honor of John James Beckley, who was the first Clerk of the House of Representatives and the first Librarian of Congress. It was founded by his son Alfred Beckley . The current mayor is Emmett S. Pugh, III. Beckley is home to one of the busiest Wal-Mart locations in the United States as has been brought to the attention of the associates of the original supercenter in the area. Wal-Mart has recently opened...more

Beckley Careers

Among the most common occupations in Beckley are Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Beckley, West Virginia work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Beckley Industries

The leading industries in Beckley, West Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 26%; Retail trade, 13%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 9%. Simply Hired's Beckley job listings indicate that the following industries in Beckley are hiring the most workers:

Beckley Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Beckley, West Virginia is $29,510, and the median income of households in Beckley was $28,122.

Average Salaries in Beckley, WV

Beckley, WV


According to our Beckley Trends data, the number of Beckley, West Virginia jobs has decreased by 3% since August 2013.
Beckley job trends

Beckley Employment Statistics

Population of Beckley
Total population 17,254
Male 45.06%
Female 54.94%
Median age 41.6
Beckley Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.3%
Median cost of a home $72,200
Median mortgage payment $492
Renter-occupied homes 36.7%
Vacant housing 12.4%
Median monthly rent $409
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,780
Median for all female full-time $23,239
Household Income
Less than $10,000 19%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 50%
Separated 2%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 12%
White 75%
Black or African American 23%
Asian 2%
Other 0%
Beckley Commute
Carpool 12.7%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 18 minutes