Kearney Jobs

  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Kearney, MO

    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
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Kearney, MO

    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
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    STI - Kearney, MO

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Kearney, Missouri

Kearney is a city in Clay County, Missouri, United States. The population was 5,472 at the 2000 census. It is most famous for being the birthplace of Jesse James, and there is an annual festival in the third weekend of September to honor the notorious outlaw. The Jesse James Festival has been held every year since 1970, and festivities include a carnival, rodeo, and parade, among other activities. Kearney was unofficially founded in the spring of 1856 by David T. Duncan and W. R. Cave, and was originally called Centerville. Centerville was composed of what is now the southeastern portion of the town. In 1867, John Lawrence began laying out plans for another small settlement around the newly established Kansas City and Cameron Railroad subsidiary of the Hannibal and Saint Joseph Railroad which was to build the Hannibal Bridge establishing Kansas City, Missouri as the dominant city in the region. The president of the railroad was Charles E. Kearney . The railroad still operates as the ...more

Kearney Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kearney are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 14%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Kearney, Missouri work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Kearney Industries

The leading industries in Kearney, Missouri are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Kearney job listings indicate that the following industries in Kearney are hiring the most workers:

Kearney Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kearney, Missouri is $36,230, and the median income of households in Kearney was $56,603.

Average Salaries in Kearney, MO

Kearney, MO


According to our Kearney Trends data, the number of Kearney, Missouri jobs has increased by 77% since July 2013.
Kearney job trends

Kearney Employment Statistics

Population of Kearney
Total population 5,472
Male 48.37%
Female 51.63%
Median age 31.1
Kearney Housing
Owner-occupied homes 73.7%
Median cost of a home $114,000
Median mortgage payment $646
Renter-occupied homes 26.3%
Vacant housing 4.3%
Median monthly rent $575
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $45,721
Median for all female full-time $26,739
Household Income
Less than $10,000 2%
$10,000 to $14,999 3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 31%
$75,000 to $99,999 21%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 32%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 17%
Currently married 66%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 10%
White 98%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Kearney Commute
Carpool 7.2%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 24 minutes