Lansing Jobs

  • Regional Truck Driver - CDL

    J.B. Hunt Transport - Lansing, 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
  • Emergency Room Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Lansing, MI

    Emergency Room Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 2 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver - Regional Lanes

    Knight Transportation - Lansing, MI

    Company Truck Drivers (Regional Dry Van) What’s your why? Choose the Right Path, Your Path You’re connected to other drivers by a common calling for the road. Beyond that, your...

    from Knight Transportation - 3 days ago
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Lansing, Michigan

Lansing is the capital city of the U.S. state of Michigan, and the state's fifth largest city. It is located mostly in Ingham County, although small portion of the city extend into Clinton County and Eaton County. As of the 2000 census, it has a population of 119,128, an Urbanized Area population of 300,032, and, as of July 1, 2006, a Metropolitan Statistical Area population of 454,044. The even larger Combined Statistical Area population, which includes Shiawassee County, is estimated at 526,956. The Lansing metropolitan area, colloquially referred to as "Mid-Michigan", is an important center for educational, cultural, governmental, business, and high-tech manufacturing institutions, including three medical schools , two nursing schools, two law schools, a Big Ten Conference university , the state capitol, the state Supreme Court, an appellate court, a federal court, the Library of Michigan and Historical Center, and headquarters of four national insurance companies....more

Lansing Economy

The Lansing metropolitan area's major industries are government, education, insurance, healthcare, and automobile manufacturing. Being the state capital, many state government workers reside in the area. Michigan State University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and Lansing Community College are significant employers in the region. General Motors has offices and a hi-tech manufacturing facility in Lansing and several manufacturing facilities immediately outside the city, as well, in nearby Lansing and Delta townships. The Lansing area is headquarters to four major national insurance companies: Auto-Owners Insurance Company, Jackson National Life, the Accident Fund, and Michigan Millers Insurance Company. The Lansing area is also home to rapidly growing financial companies such as Siena Capital Management and Capitol Bancorp Limited. Lansing has a number of technology companies in the fields of information technology and Biotechnology. The recent decline of the auto industry in the...more

Lansing Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lansing are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Lansing, Michigan work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Lansing Industries

The leading industries in Lansing, Michigan are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 20%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 11%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Lansing job listings indicate that the following industries in Lansing are hiring the most workers:

Lansing Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lansing, Michigan is $32,882, and the median income of households in Lansing was $34,367.

Average Salaries in Lansing, MI

Lansing, MI


According to our Lansing Trends data, the number of Lansing, Michigan jobs has decreased by 30% since September 2013.
Lansing job trends

Lansing Employment Statistics

Population of Lansing
Total population 119,675
Male 47.07%
Female 52.93%
Median age 30.8
Lansing Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.5%
Median cost of a home $104,600
Median mortgage payment $640
Renter-occupied homes 38.5%
Vacant housing 11.6%
Median monthly rent $602
Average Income
Median for all workers $23,762
Median for all male full-time $34,750
Median for all female full-time $31,013
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 36%
Currently married 44%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 11%
White 69%
Black or African American 24%
Asian 4%
Other 4%
Lansing Commute
Carpool 6.5%
Public transportation 1.9%
Average travel time 18 minutes