Benton Jobs

  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Benton, IL

    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 - 14 days ago
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Benton, IL

    Need another $5k in YOUR pocket?Heck Yeah! You may already know us as a top paying company— now we are the top paying company! We boosted pay in our Primary Commercial Zone! We...

    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 12 days ago
  • Lease Purchase Drivers earn up to $60k per year!

    CRST Expedited - Benton, IL

    CRST Lease Purchase is now hiring Class-A CDL truck drivers to earn up to $1.18 per mile. Low payments. No Credit Check. The best lease purchase deal in the country. 70% of gross...

    from CRST Expedited - 13 days ago
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Benton, Illinois

Benton is a city in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 6,880 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Franklin County .

Benton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Benton are Sales and office occupations, 28%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Benton, Illinois work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Benton Industries

The leading industries in Benton, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Retail trade, 15%; 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, Illinois is $23,363, and the median income of households in Benton was $27,177.

Average Salaries in Benton, IL

Benton, IL


According to our Benton Trends data, the number of Benton, Illinois jobs has decreased by 18% since September 2013.
Benton job trends

Benton Employment Statistics

Population of Benton
Total population 6,880
Male 46.48%
Female 53.52%
Median age 41.8
Benton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.4%
Median cost of a home $48,000
Median mortgage payment $400
Renter-occupied homes 29.6%
Vacant housing 10.2%
Median monthly rent $382
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,323
Median for all female full-time $19,403
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 18%
Currently married 58%
Separated 2%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 11%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Benton Commute
Carpool 11.2%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 20 minutes