Benton Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Benton, AR

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Sales Representative - Insurance - Rural Markets

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Benton, AR

    For nearly 20 years, Platinum Supplemental Insurance has been one of the most innovative marketers of supplemental insurance products in the Midwest. Platinum has developed simple...

    from Platinum Supplemental Insurance - 6 hours ago
  • Business Development Associate

    AFLAC - Benton, AR

    Aflac - Business Development Associate Company Overview - A leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States. - Insures more than 50 million people worldwide. -...

    from AFLAC, Inc. - 6 days ago
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Benton, Arkansas

Benton is the largest city and county seat of Saline County , Arkansas, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 27,700, ranking it as the state's 15th largest city, behind West Memphis. It is part of the Little Rock-North Little Rock-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city of Benton, first settled in 1833 and named after a Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton, was formally chartered in 1836 when Arkansas became a state.

Benton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Benton are Sales and office occupations, 30%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Benton, Arkansas work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Benton Industries

The leading industries in Benton, Arkansas are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Retail trade, 14%; and Manufacturing, 12%. Simply Hired's Benton job listings indicate that the following industries in Benton are hiring the most workers:

Benton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Benton, Arkansas is $27,440, and the median income of households in Benton was $41,503.
 

Average Salaries in Benton, AR

Benton, AR

$27,000
 

According to our Benton Trends data, the number of Benton, Arkansas jobs has increased by 69% since April 2013.
Benton job trends

Benton Employment Statistics

Population of Benton
Total population 21,906
Male 47.77%
Female 52.23%
Median age 35.9
  
Benton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 67.0%
Median cost of a home $86,900
Median mortgage payment $563
Renter-occupied homes 33.0%
Vacant housing 6.5%
Median monthly rent $515
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,493
Median for all female full-time $22,386
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 22%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 6%
  
Marital Status
Never married 17%
Currently married 61%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 94%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
  
Benton Commute
Carpool 11.3%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 23 minutes
  

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