Galesburg Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Galesburg, IL

    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
  • Truck Driver - Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Solo Over the Road

    Schneider - Galesburg, IL

    Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Pick Your Freight-130000009V This Owner-Operator truck driver position features the Percentage of Revenue program which provides you the opportunity...

    from Schneider - 1 day ago
  • Chemical Operations Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Galesburg, IL

    As an Army National Guard Chemical Operations Specialist, you'll be there and prepared whenever a community is flooded, an earthquake shakes the foundations of a city, a hurricane...

    from Army National Guard - 3 days ago
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Galesburg, Illinois

Galesburg is a city in Knox County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 33,706. It is the county seat of Knox County. Galesburg is home to Knox College, a private four-year liberal arts college, and Carl Sandburg College, a two-year community college.

Galesburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Galesburg are Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 20%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Galesburg, Illinois work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Galesburg Industries

The leading industries in Galesburg, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 26%; Manufacturing, 15%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Galesburg job listings indicate that the following industries in Galesburg are hiring the most workers:

Galesburg Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Galesburg, Illinois is $26,543, and the median income of households in Galesburg was $31,987.

Average Salaries in Galesburg, IL

Galesburg, IL


According to our Galesburg Trends data, the number of Galesburg, Illinois jobs has decreased by 4% since April 2013.
Galesburg job trends

Galesburg Employment Statistics

Population of Galesburg
Total population 33,706
Male 50.09%
Female 49.91%
Median age 38.1
Galesburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.3%
Median cost of a home $60,900
Median mortgage payment $406
Renter-occupied homes 35.7%
Vacant housing 6.3%
Median monthly rent $412
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,698
Median for all female full-time $21,388
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 50%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 15%
White 86%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 1%
Other 3%
Galesburg Commute
Carpool 11.1%
Public transportation 1.6%
Average travel time 15 minutes