Charleston Jobs

  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Charleston, MO

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 10 days ago
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Charleston, MO

    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 - 16 hours ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Charleston, MO

    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 - 2 days ago
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Charleston, Missouri

Charleston is a city in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,732 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Mississippi County . The town was laid out in 1837. Governor Warren E. Hearnes and his wife, former gubernatorial candidate, Betty C. Hearnes are from Charleston, along with writer Thad Snow, and baseball player Matt Whiteside. Charlie Babb, former Miami Dolphin who played on the undefeated 1972 team, also calls Charleston home. Charleston High School boy's basketball teams boast ten state championship basketball titles in Class 3A state contests. The most recent win came on March 16, 2007. Charleston is also the home of the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Sr. and Jr. Babe Ruth League baseball teams.

Charleston Careers

Among the most common occupations in Charleston are Service occupations, 22%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%; and Sales and office occupations, 19%. Approximately 58 percent of workers in Charleston, Missouri work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 11 percent are self-employed.

Charleston Industries

The leading industries in Charleston, Missouri are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Manufacturing, 14%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Charleston job listings indicate that the following industries in Charleston are hiring the most workers:

Charleston Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Charleston, Missouri is $21,600, and the median income of households in Charleston was $21,812.

Average Salaries in Charleston, MO

Charleston, MO


According to our Charleston Trends data, the number of Charleston, Missouri jobs has decreased by 19% since July 2013.
Charleston job trends

Charleston Employment Statistics

Population of Charleston
Total population 4,732
Male 45.22%
Female 54.78%
Median age 35.3
Charleston Housing
Owner-occupied homes 59.7%
Median cost of a home $47,200
Median mortgage payment $316
Renter-occupied homes 40.3%
Vacant housing 6.3%
Median monthly rent $308
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $25,908
Median for all female full-time $17,292
Household Income
Less than $10,000 28%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 8%
$75,000 to $99,999 3%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20%
High school graduate 37%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 1%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 48%
Separated 2%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 9%
White 54%
Black or African American 46%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Charleston Commute
Carpool 18.2%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 16 minutes

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