Lake Wales Jobs

  • Class A CDL Owner Operator HHG Truck Drivers

    Graebel Van Lines - Lake Wales, FL

    HOUSEHOLD GOODS/RELOCATION Truck Driving Professional “Movers” Needed Today at Graebel When you accept a job as a CDL Truck Driver/Mover with Graebel, you will be responsible for...

    from Graebel Van Lines - 3 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Lake Wales, FL

    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 - 5 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Class A CDL Driver 1-855-876-6080 (LAKE WALES)

    Knight Refrigerated - Lake Wales, FL

    Talk with a recruiter now855-876-6080Class A CDL Company Truck Driver JobsBattling to the death for ModernEquipment is not required hereAt Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL...

    from Knight Refrigerated - 5 days ago
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Lake Wales, Florida

Lake Wales is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States. The population was 10,194 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 11,802 . The center of population of Florida is located in Lake Wales . Lake Wales is located in central Florida, west of Lake Kissimmee and east of Tampa. The Shrine of Ste Anne des Lacs is nearby. Among the attractions in Lake Wales are Bok Tower Gardens, Chalet Suzanne, and Spook Hill, an optical illusion which makes a car in neutral appear as if it is traveling uphill . A commercial historic district in the heart of the old town contains important examples of architecture from the period of the Great Florida Land Boom of the early 20th century. The district's tallest building, the Hotel Grand, is boarded up and at risk of demolition.

Lake Wales Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lake Wales are Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Lake Wales, Florida work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Lake Wales Industries

The leading industries in Lake Wales, Florida are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Retail trade, 13%; and Manufacturing, 11%. Simply Hired's Lake Wales job listings indicate that the following industries in Lake Wales are hiring the most workers:

Lake Wales Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lake Wales, Florida is $24,188, and the median income of households in Lake Wales was $26,884.

Average Salaries in Lake Wales, FL

Lake Wales, FL


According to our Lake Wales Trends data, the number of Lake Wales, Florida jobs has increased by 21% since August 2013.
Lake Wales job trends

Lake Wales Employment Statistics

Population of Lake Wales
Total population 10,194
Male 47.00%
Female 53.00%
Median age 36.9
Lake Wales Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.4%
Median cost of a home $69,900
Median mortgage payment $478
Renter-occupied homes 46.6%
Vacant housing 12.0%
Median monthly rent $398
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,809
Median for all female full-time $20,568
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 47%
Separated 3%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 12%
White 60%
Black or African American 35%
Asian 1%
Other 4%
Lake Wales Commute
Carpool 23.8%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 23 minutes