Independence Jobs

  • Company Truck Driver - Class A CDL - OTR & Regional

    Rich Logistics - Independence, MO

    COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS At Rich Logistics, we help you make your family a priority with high miles for good earnings plus weekly home time! Join Rich Logistics and you’ll average...

    from Rich Logistics - 5 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver (Class A) - FT Local: Kansas City, KS

    Holland - Independence, MO

    The best life has balance between work and home. That’s what Holland Regional offers. At Holland, you’ll find one of the best trucking companies in the industry to fill your days,...

    from Holland, Inc - 25 days ago
  • Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Independence, MO

    Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way. Our...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
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Independence, Missouri

Independence is a city in Missouri, in the Kansas City metropolitan area. As of the 2005, the city had a total population of 110,208. It is the county seat of Jackson County .

Independence Careers

Among the most common occupations in Independence are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 13%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Independence, Missouri work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Independence Industries

The leading industries in Independence, Missouri are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 17%; Manufacturing, 10%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Independence job listings indicate that the following industries in Independence are hiring the most workers:

Independence Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Independence, Missouri is $33,795, and the median income of households in Independence was $41,398.

Average Salaries in Independence, MO

Independence, MO


According to our Independence Trends data, the number of Independence, Missouri jobs has increased by 3% since September 2013.
Independence job trends

Independence Employment Statistics

Population of Independence
Total population 111,842
Male 51.42%
Female 48.58%
Median age 38.9
Independence Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.2%
Median cost of a home $100,300
Median mortgage payment $632
Renter-occupied homes 29.8%
Vacant housing 8.6%
Median monthly rent $651
Average Income
Median for all workers $27,513
Median for all male full-time $37,866
Median for all female full-time $29,724
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 37%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 53%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 16%
White 92%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 1%
Other 4%
Independence Commute
Carpool 10.4%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 24 minutes