Big Rapids Jobs

  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Big Rapids, MI

    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 - 5 days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Big Rapids, MI

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 1 day ago
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    Gordon Trucking - Big Rapids, MI

    Isn't Driver salary the most important thing? Sure, but there's more to it. There are a lot of trucking companies, and a lot of trucking jobs out there. Truck Driver salary is...

    from Gordon Trucking - 4 days ago
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Big Rapids, Michigan

Big Rapids is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 10,849. It is the county seat of Mecosta County 6 . The city is located within Big Rapids Township, but is politically independent. Big Rapids is the birthplace of former Commandant of the Marine Corps Ben Hebard Fuller. It is also the birthplace of Clint Hurdle, a former baseball player for the Kansas City Royals and current manager for the Colorado Rockies.

Big Rapids Careers

Among the most common occupations in Big Rapids are Sales and office occupations, 22%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 53 percent of workers in Big Rapids, Michigan work for companies, 20 percent work for the government and 2 percent are self-employed.

Big Rapids Industries

The leading industries in Big Rapids, Michigan are Educational, health and social services, 31%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 12%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Big Rapids job listings indicate that the following industries in Big Rapids are hiring the most workers:

Big Rapids Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Big Rapids, Michigan is $25,056, and the median income of households in Big Rapids was $20,192.

Average Salaries in Big Rapids, MI

Big Rapids, MI


According to our Big Rapids Trends data, the number of Big Rapids, Michigan jobs has increased by 4% since October 2013.
Big Rapids job trends

Big Rapids Employment Statistics

Population of Big Rapids
Total population 10,849
Male 52.24%
Female 47.76%
Median age 21.8
Big Rapids Housing
Owner-occupied homes 36.1%
Median cost of a home $75,400
Median mortgage payment $497
Renter-occupied homes 63.9%
Vacant housing 7.3%
Median monthly rent $462
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,341
Median for all female full-time $19,770
Household Income
Less than $10,000 27%
$10,000 to $14,999 13%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 9%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 21%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 13%
Marital Status
Never married 47%
Currently married 40%
Separated 1%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 7%
White 86%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 2%
Other 1%
Big Rapids Commute
Carpool 9.1%
Public transportation 1.8%
Average travel time 14 minutes