Kent Jobs

  • Truck Driver-CDL

    Nussbaum - Kent, OH

    Earn $0.44+/mi, $55k+/yr (OTR, Home Weekly) - 1 yr exp required What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum offer? Over-the-road, irregular route truck driver. Our freight system aims...

    from Nussbaum - 5 days ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver - Dedicated Intermodal Runs with Daily Home Time - 866-534-8794

    Swift Transportation - Kent, OH

    New Dedicated Intermodal Opportunities with Swift Class A CDL Truck Driver - Daily Home Time Available At Swift Transportation, we’re confident that our Dedicated Intermodal...

    from Swift Transportation - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Kent, OH

    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 - 3 days ago
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Kent, Ohio

Kent is a city in Portage County, Ohio, United States. The population was 27,906 at the 2000 census, making it the county's largest city. Kent is home to the main campus of Kent State University, as well as the corportate headquarters of the Davey Tree Expert Company. Nearby metropolitan areas include Akron, Cleveland, Canton, and Youngstown-Warren. Kent is included in the Akron metropolitan area for census purposes.

Kent Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kent are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Kent, Ohio work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 2 percent are self-employed.

Kent Industries

The leading industries in Kent, Ohio are Educational, health and social services, 26%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 15%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Kent job listings indicate that the following industries in Kent are hiring the most workers:

Kent Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kent, Ohio is $28,704, and the median income of households in Kent was $29,582.

Average Salaries in Kent, OH

Kent, OH


According to our Kent Trends data, the number of Kent, Ohio jobs has increased by 6% since August 2013.
Kent job trends

Kent Employment Statistics

Population of Kent
Total population 27,906
Male 45.84%
Female 54.16%
Median age 22.9
Kent Housing
Owner-occupied homes 37.8%
Median cost of a home $113,300
Median mortgage payment $673
Renter-occupied homes 62.2%
Vacant housing 6.4%
Median monthly rent $501
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,063
Median for all female full-time $25,344
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 16%
Marital Status
Never married 58%
Currently married 30%
Separated 1%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 8%
White 88%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 2%
Other 1%
Kent Commute
Carpool 8.8%
Public transportation 2.2%
Average travel time 21 minutes