Galena Jobs

  • CDL Owner Operators: Highest-Earning Position + $3,000 BONUS

    Dart Transit - Dubuque, IA

    Earning a lot of money doesn’t mean you have to stay away from home. As an owner operator, we believe you should run things your way. That’s why we give you the best of both...

    from Dart Transit - 12 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver – OTR- 866-501-7096

    Hogan - Galena, IL

    Class A CDL truck drivers, our Over the Road routes will keep you driving and give you quality home time! We have a run in your area. Know where your next mile is coming from.

    from Hogan - 12 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Galena, IL

    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 - 3 days ago
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Galena, Illinois

Galena is the largest city in and county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois in the United States with an estimated population of 3,405 in 2005. The city is a popular tourist destination known for its history, historical architecture, as well as its ski and golf resorts. Galena was the home to Ulysses S. Grant, several other war generals, entertainers and politicians.

Galena Careers

Among the most common occupations in Galena are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Service occupations, 26%; and Sales and office occupations, 20%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Galena, Illinois work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Galena Industries

The leading industries in Galena, Illinois are Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 22%; Educational, health and social services, 20%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Galena job listings indicate that the following industries in Galena are hiring the most workers:

Galena Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Galena, Illinois is $25,921, and the median income of households in Galena was $36,103.

Average Salaries in Galena, IL

Galena, IL


According to our Galena Trends data, the number of Galena, Illinois jobs has increased by 46% since September 2013.
Galena job trends

Galena Employment Statistics

Population of Galena
Total population 3,460
Male 48.70%
Female 51.30%
Median age 44.0
Galena Housing
Owner-occupied homes 66.9%
Median cost of a home $91,900
Median mortgage payment $588
Renter-occupied homes 33.1%
Vacant housing 13.8%
Median monthly rent $384
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,172
Median for all female full-time $19,670
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 21%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 51%
Separated 3%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 13%
White 98%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Galena Commute
Carpool 14.4%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 15 minutes