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    Knight Transportation - Allyn, WA

    CDL-A Company Truck Driver (Regional OR and WA Choices)WHAT'S YOUR WHY?YOUR CHOICE OF OREGON AND WASHINGTON LANES INCLUDE:Regional OR/WA Routes - Never leave the States of OR and...

    from Knight Transportation - 9 hours ago
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    AT&T - Bellevue, WA

    AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are.

    from AT&T - 21 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Class A CDL Driver 1-855-876-6080 (GIG HARBOR)

    Knight Refrigerated - Gig Harbor, WA

    Talk with a recruiter now855-876-6080Class A CDL Company Truck Driver JobsBattling to the death for ModernEquipment is not required hereAt Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL...

    from Knight Refrigerated - 2 hours ago
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Des Moines, Washington

Des Moines is a city in King County, Washington, USA. The population was 29,267 at the 2000 census. Des Moines is located on the east shore of Puget Sound, approximately halfway between the major cities of Seattle and Tacoma. The city is bordered by the suburbs of Federal Way to the south, Kent to the east, Sea-Tac to the northeast, Burien to the north, and Normandy Park to the northwest. It is one of the few points along this shoreline where the topography facilitates access to the water, and a recreational marina operated by the city, with moorage, boat launching and pier fishing facilities, is located there. Forested Saltwater State Park on a steep ravine between the Zenith and Redondo neighborhoods is the most-used State Park on the Sound. Near the border of Federal Way, Redondo Beach has a board-walk complete with a Salty's restaurant and a pay parking lot. The town is also home to Highline Community College.

Des Moines Careers

Among the most common occupations in Des Moines are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 79 percent of workers in Des Moines, Washington work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Des Moines Industries

The leading industries in Des Moines, Washington are Educational, health and social services, 15%; Manufacturing, 14%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Des Moines job listings indicate that the following industries in Des Moines are hiring the most workers:

Des Moines Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Des Moines, Washington is $35,280, and the median income of households in Des Moines was $48,971.

Average Salaries in Des Moines, WA

Des Moines, WA


According to our Des Moines Trends data, the number of Des Moines, Washington jobs has increased by 72% since July 2013.
Des Moines job trends

Des Moines Employment Statistics

Population of Des Moines
Total population 29,267
Male 48.18%
Female 51.82%
Median age 37.0
Des Moines Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.0%
Median cost of a home $174,700
Median mortgage payment $1,003
Renter-occupied homes 39.0%
Vacant housing 3.7%
Median monthly rent $705
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $40,007
Median for all female full-time $30,553
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 10%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 24%
$75,000 to $99,999 13%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 30%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 51%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 13%
White 78%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 9%
Other 6%
Des Moines Commute
Carpool 12.7%
Public transportation 5.5%
Average travel time 27 minutes

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