Laurens Jobs

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    C.R. England - Laurens, SC

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • CDL-A Flatbed Company Drivers

    Boyd Brothers - Laurens, SC


    from Boyd Brothers - 3 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Laurens, SC

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 10 days ago
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Laurens, South Carolina

Laurens is a city in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 9,916 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Laurens County . Located in the western part of South Carolina, it is named after Henry Laurens, who was president of the Continental Congress during the Revolutionary War. The Textile and glass industry was at one point a major source of employment; however, most of the old mills have closed over the last 20-30 years. Original maps indicate the town may have originally been called Laurensville. The first reference to it being called Laurens is a town charter in 1873. Laurens and Laurens County is part of the Old 96 District, which also includes Abbeville County, Greenwood County, McCormick County, and Edgefield County.

Laurens Careers

Among the most common occupations in Laurens are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 32%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%; and Sales and office occupations, 17%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Laurens, South Carolina work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Laurens Industries

The leading industries in Laurens, South Carolina are Manufacturing, 30%; Educational, health and social services, 17%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Laurens job listings indicate that the following industries in Laurens are hiring the most workers:

Laurens Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Laurens, South Carolina is $25,016, and the median income of households in Laurens was $28,756.

Average Salaries in Laurens, SC

Laurens, SC


According to our Laurens Trends data, the number of Laurens, South Carolina jobs has decreased by 8% since July 2013.
Laurens job trends

Laurens Employment Statistics

Population of Laurens
Total population 9,916
Male 44.87%
Female 55.13%
Median age 38.2
Laurens Housing
Owner-occupied homes 58.3%
Median cost of a home $66,600
Median mortgage payment $461
Renter-occupied homes 41.7%
Vacant housing 10.1%
Median monthly rent $427
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,149
Median for all female full-time $21,883
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 13%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 44%
Separated 4%
Widowed 15%
Divorced 9%
White 54%
Black or African American 44%
Asian 0%
Other 2%
Laurens Commute
Carpool 17.3%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 20 minutes