Kalamazoo Jobs

  • Regional Truck Driver - CDL

    J.B. Hunt Transport - Kalamazoo, MI

    MON $2,500 bonus available for a limited time! As America's #1 intermodal carrier, J.B. Hunt provides steady miles and pay in our intermodal truck driving positions. Average...

    from J.B. Hunt Transport - 30+ days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Kalamazoo, MI

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 12 days ago
  • Petroleum Supply Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Kalamazoo, MI

    Like all the vehicles on the road, the Army National Guard can't run without fuel. And it's the Petroleum Supply Specialist who makes sure we keep moving. As an Army National...

    from Army National Guard - 5 days ago
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Kalamazoo, Michigan

Kalamazoo is a large city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 77,145. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, a nationally recognized research institution that has benefited from the local presence of Pfizer, Eaton Corporation and Stryker Corporation. This has enabled the school to offer strong programs in both its College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Haworth College of Business. The city is also home to Kalamazoo College , a prestigious liberal arts school located adjacent to WMU's campus.

Kalamazoo Economy

Breweries Kalamazoo has four popular local breweries and brewpubs producing a variety of beer styles, from light bodied wheat ales to stouts and barley wines. The most well known is Bell's, originally established as the Kalamazoo Brewing Company in 1985 by its flamboyant founder, Larry Bell. The brewery has expanded from its original Kalamazoo location, which houses the Eccentric Cafe, to a modern, state-of–the-art brewery located in nearby Comstock. The craft brewery, Kraftbrau Brewery, is across the street and a few feet east from Bell's downtown site, compliments Bell's Eccentric Cafe as another local entertainment venue in a brewery atmosphere. Olde Peninsula is a downtown brewpub featuring a small selection of craft beers to accompany its diverse menu. Bilbo's Pizza, located near Western Michigan's campus, also features a microbrewery. Flavorings The A.M. Todd Company, one of the lead producers of peppermint oil and other flavorings, is headquartered in Kalamazoo. Its...more

Kalamazoo Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kalamazoo are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Service occupations, 20%; and Sales and office occupations, 19%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Kalamazoo, Michigan work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Kalamazoo Industries

The leading industries in Kalamazoo, Michigan are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 24%; Manufacturing, 15%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Kalamazoo job listings indicate that the following industries in Kalamazoo are hiring the most workers:

Kalamazoo Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kalamazoo, Michigan is $33,308, and the median income of households in Kalamazoo was $31,152.

Average Salaries in Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo, MI


According to our Kalamazoo Trends data, the number of Kalamazoo, Michigan jobs has decreased by 20% since September 2013.
Kalamazoo job trends

Kalamazoo Employment Statistics

Population of Kalamazoo
Total population 61,550
Male 50.29%
Female 49.71%
Median age 30.5
Kalamazoo Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.2%
Median cost of a home $101,700
Median mortgage payment $603
Renter-occupied homes 50.8%
Vacant housing 13.2%
Median monthly rent $587
Average Income
Median for all workers $16,527
Median for all male full-time $40,951
Median for all female full-time $25,665
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 22%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 17%
Marital Status
Never married 48%
Currently married 34%
Separated 2%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 10%
White 74%
Black or African American 18%
Asian 5%
Other 3%
Kalamazoo Commute
Carpool 11.1%
Public transportation 2.5%
Average travel time 17 minutes