Chanute Jobs

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    C.R. England - Chanute, KS

    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
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    US Xpress - Chanute, KS

    US Xpress has immediate job openings for CDL A truck driving teams. There’s no better place for team drivers than US Xpress. Our teams get the newest, most comfortable trucks in...

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
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    Swift Transportation Co - Chanute, KS

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    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 3 days ago
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Chanute, Kansas

Chanute is a city in Neosho County, Kansas, United States. Founded on January 1, 1873, it was named after railroad engineer and aviation pioneer Octave Chanute. The 2004 United States Census Bureau population estimate for Chanute was 9,043. Although Chanute is the largest city in Neosho County, it is not the county seat, the position held by Erie. According to KANSAS: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc., "In 1870 when the Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston R. R. crossed the Missouri, Kansas and Texas line within the limits of Neosho county four rival towns sprang up, in the vicinity of the junction. They were New Chicago, Chicago Junction, Alliance and Tioga. Two years of the most bitter animosity ensued until the four were consolidated in 1872, and the name of Chanute given it in honor of Octavius Chanute, a railroad civil engineer" .

Chanute Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chanute are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 25%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%; and Sales and office occupations, 20%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Chanute, Kansas work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Chanute Industries

The leading industries in Chanute, Kansas are Manufacturing, 26%; Educational, health and social services, 21%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Chanute job listings indicate that the following industries in Chanute are hiring the most workers:

Chanute Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Chanute, Kansas is $21,817, and the median income of households in Chanute was $29,912.

Average Salaries in Chanute, KS

Chanute, KS


According to our Chanute Trends data, the number of Chanute, Kansas jobs has increased by 64% since April 2013.
Chanute job trends

Chanute Employment Statistics

Population of Chanute
Total population 9,411
Male 46.81%
Female 53.19%
Median age 37.5
Chanute Housing
Owner-occupied homes 68.0%
Median cost of a home $43,900
Median mortgage payment $345
Renter-occupied homes 32.0%
Vacant housing 9.3%
Median monthly rent $374
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $25,696
Median for all female full-time $17,938
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 21%
Currently married 59%
Separated 1%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 10%
White 95%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
Other 3%
Chanute Commute
Carpool 11.2%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 14 minutes