Marion Jobs

  • CDL-A Owner Operator Truck Drivers

    Minstar Transport - Marion, IL

    Owner Operators: Minstar has CDL-A Truck Driving Positions Available in your area! MinStar Transport is offering a new pay package for Owner Operator Truck Drivers and a new...

    from Minstar Transport - 6 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Flatbed Company Driver

    Builders Transportation Company - Marion, IL

    BTC Pays 50 CPM! CDL-A flatbed company truck driving jobs are now available at BTC. A flatbed truck driver with 2 years of experience can start off making 50 CPM or 29% Freight...

    from Builders Transportation Company - 16 days ago
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Marion, IL

    Get what professional drivers really want! Certified Top Pay Carrier * Join our top fleet and start at 50¢ per mile * Daily, weekly, dedicated HOMEtime PLUS™ options * New trucks...

    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 13 days ago
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Marion, Illinois

Marion is a city in Williamson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 16,035 at the 2000 census. A census update in 2007 found the population to be 17,011. It is the county seat of Williamson County . Marion was named for Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox" in the Revolutionary War. The County's namesake, Hugh Williamson served as a physician in the same campaign. It is also the home to the first supermax prison in the U.S., United States Penitentiary Marion. Marion's slogan is "Marion: Hub of the Universe." The most recognizable feature of Marion is the clock tower in the center of the city square that replaced the court house. The tallest building in Marion is First Baptist Church of Marion, with a steeple reaching a height of approximately 105 feet.

Marion Careers

Among the most common occupations in Marion are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Marion, Illinois work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Marion Industries

The leading industries in Marion, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Retail trade, 16%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 8%. Simply Hired's Marion job listings indicate that the following industries in Marion are hiring the most workers:

Marion Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Marion, Illinois is $27,064, and the median income of households in Marion was $30,364.

Average Salaries in Marion, IL

Marion, IL


According to our Marion Trends data, the number of Marion, Illinois jobs has decreased by 4% since September 2013.
Marion job trends

Marion Employment Statistics

Population of Marion
Total population 16,035
Male 46.77%
Female 53.23%
Median age 39.6
Marion Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.7%
Median cost of a home $67,100
Median mortgage payment $460
Renter-occupied homes 35.3%
Vacant housing 8.6%
Median monthly rent $407
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,520
Median for all female full-time $22,609
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 20%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 19%
Currently married 55%
Separated 1%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 15%
White 94%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Marion Commute
Carpool 10.7%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 18 minutes