Jena Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Jena, LA

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 7 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Jena, LA

    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 - 1 day ago
  • Flatbed Truck Driver – Class A CDL

    Swift Transportation - Jena, LA

    Experienced Flatbed Drivers Wanted! INCREASED MILEAGE PAY: Our Flatbed Truck Drivers are now earning more per mile! At Swift Transportation, we know that consistency is crucial...

    from Swift Transportation - 13 days ago
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Jena, Louisiana

The town of Jena is the seat of La Salle Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population was 2,971 at the 2000 census.

Jena Careers

Among the most common occupations in Jena are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Jena, Louisiana work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Jena Industries

The leading industries in Jena, Louisiana are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Retail trade, 14%; and Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining, 10%. Simply Hired's Jena job listings indicate that the following industries in Jena are hiring the most workers:

Jena Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Jena, Louisiana is $24,824, and the median income of households in Jena was $30,938.

Average Salaries in Jena, LA

Jena, LA


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

Jena Employment Statistics

Population of Jena
Total population 2,971
Male 49.71%
Female 50.29%
Median age 38.6
Jena Housing
Owner-occupied homes 77.5%
Median cost of a home $66,600
Median mortgage payment $476
Renter-occupied homes 22.5%
Vacant housing 10.2%
Median monthly rent $336
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,332
Median for all female full-time $18,317
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 3%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 2%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 16%
Currently married 61%
Separated 3%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 8%
White 86%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Jena Commute
Carpool 10.5%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 27 minutes