Leavenworth Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Leavenworth, KS

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 7 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Leavenworth, KS

    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 - 2 days ago
  • Automotive Technician / Mechanical Associate (night-time) (6801 East Frontage Rd)

    CarMax - Leavenworth, KS

    Under general supervision, responsible for performing and documenting results of general vehicle repair for the mechanical reconditioning process. Responsibilities include...

    from Carmax - 3 days ago
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Leavenworth, Kansas

Leavenworth is the largest city and county seat of Leavenworth County, in the U.S. state of Kansas and is located near Kansas City, Missouri. Located in the northeast portion of the state, it is situated on the west bank of the Missouri River. The population was 35,420 at the 2000 census. Leavenworth, founded in 1854, was the first incorporated city in Kansas. It sprang up south of Fort Leavenworth, the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi, which was established in 1827 by Colonel Henry Leavenworth. Leavenworth became the first city in Kansas when it was founded in 1854. Leavenworth's main industry is prisons. It is the site of a large federal prison and several smaller prisons, including the military's primary prison, the United States Disciplinary Barracks. Leavenworth is a conservative community with a large Catholic population. It is home to University of Saint Mary , operated by the Sisters of Charity. Leavenworth is a sister city to the city of Wagga Wagga in...more

Leavenworth Careers

Among the most common occupations in Leavenworth are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 21%. Approximately 63 percent of workers in Leavenworth, Kansas work for companies, 27 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Leavenworth Industries

The leading industries in Leavenworth, Kansas are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Public administration, 12%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Leavenworth job listings indicate that the following industries in Leavenworth are hiring the most workers:

Leavenworth Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Leavenworth, Kansas is $30,594, and the median income of households in Leavenworth was $40,681.

Average Salaries in Leavenworth, KS

Leavenworth, KS


According to our Leavenworth Trends data, the number of Leavenworth, Kansas jobs has increased by 80% since September 2013.
Leavenworth job trends

Leavenworth Employment Statistics

Population of Leavenworth
Total population 35,420
Male 52.92%
Female 47.08%
Median age 34.1
Leavenworth Housing
Owner-occupied homes 50.8%
Median cost of a home $75,200
Median mortgage payment $551
Renter-occupied homes 49.2%
Vacant housing 7.0%
Median monthly rent $540
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $36,953
Median for all female full-time $24,235
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 22%
Currently married 52%
Separated 3%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 17%
White 79%
Black or African American 17%
Asian 2%
Other 3%
Leavenworth Commute
Carpool 12.5%
Public transportation 0.8%
Average travel time 18 minutes