Gretna Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Gretna, LA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 23 days ago
  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Gretna, LA

    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 - 8 days ago
  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Gretna, LA

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 8 hours ago
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Gretna, Louisiana

The city of Gretna is the parish seat of Jefferson Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. Gretna is on the west bank of the Mississippi River, just east and across the river from uptown New Orleans. It is part of the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan area. The population was 17,423 at the 2000 census. Also see: Gretna Heritage Festival.

Gretna Careers

Among the most common occupations in Gretna are Sales and office occupations, 24%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Gretna, Louisiana work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Gretna Industries

The leading industries in Gretna, Louisiana are Educational, health and social services, 15%; Retail trade, 12%; and Construction, 10%. Simply Hired's Gretna job listings indicate that the following industries in Gretna are hiring the most workers:

Gretna Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Gretna, Louisiana is $24,639, and the median income of households in Gretna was $28,065.

Average Salaries in Gretna, LA

Gretna, LA


According to our Gretna Trends data, the number of Gretna, Louisiana jobs has increased by 18% since October 2013.
Gretna job trends

Gretna Employment Statistics

Population of Gretna
Total population 17,423
Male 50.03%
Female 49.97%
Median age 35.6
Gretna Housing
Owner-occupied homes 50.4%
Median cost of a home $75,400
Median mortgage payment $498
Renter-occupied homes 49.6%
Vacant housing 9.2%
Median monthly rent $457
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,259
Median for all female full-time $21,019
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$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 11%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 32%
Currently married 42%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 14%
White 57%
Black or African American 36%
Asian 3%
Other 3%
Gretna Commute
Carpool 16.4%
Public transportation 4.8%
Average travel time 25 minutes