Louisville Jobs

  • Special Electronic Devices Repairer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Louisville, KY

    The Army National Guard relies on electronic devices in areas ranging from weather forecasting to combat. As a Special Electronic Devices Repairer, you will ensure that night...

    from Army National Guard - 15 hours ago
  • Own Your Own Truck – Lease, Only $276/wk & ZERO DOWN!

    Dart Transit - Louisville, KY

    Right now at Dart Transit, you can own your own truck for only $276.00 a week with No Money Down! Dart, America’s Owner Operator Company, has unbeatable leasing opportunities for...

    from Dart Transit - 15 hours ago
  • Acute & Rehab General Physical Therapist

    Cross Country TravCorps - Louisville, KY

    If you're a Physical Therapist looking for a new travel assignment in a Acute & Rehab General setting, then we have the opportunities here at Cross Country TravCorps. We...

    from Cross Country TravCorps - 7 hours ago
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Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville is Kentucky's largest city. It is ranked as either the 17th or 27th largest city in the United States depending on how the population is calculated . The settlement that became the City of Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark and is named after King Louis XVI of France. Louisville is famous as the home of "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports": the Kentucky Derby, the widely watched first race of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Louisville is situated in north-central Kentucky on the Kentucky-Indiana border at the only natural obstacle in the Ohio River, the Falls of the Ohio. Louisville is the county seat of Jefferson County, and since 2003, the city's borders are contiguous with those of the county due to merger. Because it includes counties in Southern Indiana, the Louisville metropolitan area is regularly referred to as Kentuckiana. A resident of Louisville is referred to as a Louisvillian. Although situated in a Southern state,...more

Louisville Economy

Louisville's early economy first developed through the shipping and cargo industries. Its strategic location at the Falls of the Ohio, as well as its unique position in the central United States make it an ideal location for the transfer of cargo along its route to other destinations. The Louisville and Portland Canal and the Louisville and Nashville Railroad were important links in water and rail transportation. Louisville's importance to the shipping industry continues today with the presence of the Worldport air hub for UPS. Louisville's location at the crossroads of three major Interstate highways also contributes to its modern-day strategic importance to the shipping and cargo industry. Recently, Louisville has emerged as a major center for the health care and medical sciences industries. Louisville has been central to advancements in heart and hand surgery as well as cancer treatment. Some of the earliest artificial heart transplants were conducted in Louisville....more

Louisville Careers

Among the most common occupations in Louisville are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Louisville, Kentucky work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Louisville Industries

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

Louisville Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Louisville, Kentucky is $27,524, and the median income of households in Louisville was $28,843.

Average Salaries in Louisville, KY

Louisville, KY


According to our Louisville Trends data, the number of Louisville, Kentucky jobs has increased by 30% since September 2013.
Louisville job trends

Louisville Employment Statistics

Population of Louisville
Total population 256,231
Male 47.28%
Female 52.72%
Median age 35.8
Louisville Housing
Owner-occupied homes 52.5%
Median cost of a home $82,300
Median mortgage payment $548
Renter-occupied homes 47.5%
Vacant housing 8.1%
Median monthly rent $443
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,608
Median for all female full-time $24,439
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 38%
Separated 3%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 14%
White 64%
Black or African American 34%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Louisville Commute
Carpool 12.6%
Public transportation 6.9%
Average travel time 20 minutes