Longview Jobs

  • Sales Representative-Sales Executive - Insurance and Financial

    Country Financial - Longview, WA

    COUNTRY Financial® Representative The Opportunity This is not a sales job. This is a sales career. The COUNTRY Financial® Representative career gives you the opportunity to make...

    from Country Financial - 1 day ago
  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Longview, WA

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 27 days ago
  • Cannon Crewmember - Weapons Systems Technician - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Longview, WA

    As a Cannon Crewmember in the Army National Guard, you join a team that ensures the U.S. maintains its battlefield superiority. You will have the opportunity to learn and use...

    from Army National Guard - 1 day ago
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Longview, Washington

Longview is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. It is the principal city of the 'Longview, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area' which encompasses all of Cowlitz County. The population was 34,660 at the 2000 census, with an estimated population of 35,570 as of April 1, 2006. Longview is located in southwestern Washington, at the junction of the Cowlitz and Columbia rivers.

Longview Economy

Manufacturing With access to the Columbia River, Interstate 5 and the west coast railways, Longview supports a large and rapidly diversifying manufacturing base. The abundance of timber around Longview provides the city's two largest employers, Weyerhaeuser and Longview Fibre with logs. Other major manufacturers in Longview include NORPAC , Pacific Lamination , Solvay Chemicals , EquaChlor . Smaller operations include Epson Toyocom, Northwest Hardwoods, Caffall Brothers, Peterson Manufacturing, JM Huber, Specialty Minerals and the soon to be in operation Simpson Timber Company. Marine Transportation The Port of Longview, established in 1921, has eight marine terminals handling a wide range of cargo from windmills, pencil pitch, calcined coke, pulp bales, lumber, logs and steel. The Port is 66 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

Longview Careers

Among the most common occupations in Longview are Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Longview, Washington work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Longview Industries

The leading industries in Longview, Washington are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Manufacturing, 19%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Longview job listings indicate that the following industries in Longview are hiring the most workers:

Longview Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Longview, Washington is $32,798, and the median income of households in Longview was $35,171.

Average Salaries in Longview, WA

Longview, WA


According to our Longview Trends data, the number of Longview, Washington jobs has decreased by 16% since October 2013.
Longview job trends

Longview Employment Statistics

Population of Longview
Total population 34,660
Male 48.24%
Female 51.76%
Median age 36.6
Longview Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.8%
Median cost of a home $122,300
Median mortgage payment $688
Renter-occupied homes 42.2%
Vacant housing 7.6%
Median monthly rent $511
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $38,972
Median for all female full-time $26,625
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 27%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 53%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 13%
White 92%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 2%
Other 5%
Longview Commute
Carpool 11.5%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 18 minutes