Fort Scott Jobs

  • CDL-A Truck Driver - Dedicated Lanes - Hazmat Certified

    Transport America - Fort Scott, KS

    DEDICATED OPPORTUNITIES OPEN FOR QUALIFIED SOLO AND TEAM CDL-A DRIVERSTransport America offers a great driver experience!Team* driving opportunities at Transport America include...

    from Transport America - 16 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Fort Scott, 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 - 23 days ago
  • Company Truck Driver - OTR, Dedicated, Regional & Expedited Hazmat Teams

    Pam Transport - Fort Scott, KS

    PAM Transport is now hiring company drivers for otr, dedicated and regional opportunities as well as expedited hazmat teams!We offer excellent support, yearly increases, and...

    from Pam Transport - 3 days ago
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Fort Scott, Kansas

Fort Scott is a city located in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, 88 miles south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. The population was 8,297 at the 2000 census. Fort Scott is the county seat of Bourbon County, and is the home of the Fort Scott National Historic Site.

Fort Scott Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fort Scott are Sales and office occupations, 24%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Fort Scott, Kansas work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Fort Scott Industries

The leading industries in Fort Scott, Kansas are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Manufacturing, 20%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Fort Scott job listings indicate that the following industries in Fort Scott are hiring the most workers:

Fort Scott Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fort Scott, Kansas is $23,251, and the median income of households in Fort Scott was $26,871.

Average Salaries in Fort Scott, KS

Fort Scott, KS


According to our Fort Scott Trends data, the number of Fort Scott, Kansas jobs has decreased by 16% since July 2013.
Fort Scott job trends

Fort Scott Employment Statistics

Population of Fort Scott
Total population 8,297
Male 46.17%
Female 53.83%
Median age 37.2
Fort Scott Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.7%
Median cost of a home $43,200
Median mortgage payment $342
Renter-occupied homes 36.3%
Vacant housing 11.1%
Median monthly rent $348
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $25,919
Median for all female full-time $20,583
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 20%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 51%
Separated 1%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 12%
White 93%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Fort Scott Commute
Carpool 19.9%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 15 minutes