Merriam Jobs

  • Household Goods OTR Driver

    Century Van Lines - Kansas City, KS

    Household Driver Class A CDLCentury Van Lines For over 40-years, Century Van Lines has delivered consistent, world class moving and storage services to thousands of families all...

    from Century Van Lines - 2 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Merriam, KS

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Sales Representative - Insurance

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Leawood, KS

    For nearly 20 years, Platinum Supplemental Insurance has been one of the most innovative marketers of supplemental insurance products in the Midwest. Platinum has developed simple...

    from Platinum Supplemental Insurance - 4 hours ago
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Merriam, Kansas

Merriam is a city in the northeastern part of Johnson County, located in northeast Kansas, in the central United States. The population was estimated to be 10,769 in the year 2005. As a suburb of Kansas City, it is included in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. It is bordered by the cities of Overland Park to the east and south, Shawnee to the west, and Kansas City, Kansas to the north ; the city of Lenexa is less than a mile to the southwest. Merriam is included in the Shawnee Mission postal designation. Merriam was named in honor of Charles Merriam, a one-time secretary/treasurer of the then Kansas City, Fort Scott and Gulf railroad which ran through the area.

Merriam Careers

Among the most common occupations in Merriam are Management, professional, and related occupations, 38%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Service occupations, 12%. Approximately 82 percent of workers in Merriam, Kansas work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Merriam Industries

The leading industries in Merriam, Kansas are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Retail trade, 11%; and Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Merriam job listings indicate that the following industries in Merriam are hiring the most workers:

Merriam Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Merriam, Kansas is $33,586, and the median income of households in Merriam was $48,455.

Average Salaries in Merriam, KS

Merriam, KS


According to our Merriam Trends data, the number of Merriam, Kansas jobs has not changed since April 2013.
Merriam job trends

Merriam Employment Statistics

Population of Merriam
Total population 11,008
Male 48.09%
Female 51.91%
Median age 36.5
Merriam Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.6%
Median cost of a home $112,900
Median mortgage payment $631
Renter-occupied homes 36.4%
Vacant housing 4.0%
Median monthly rent $664
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $37,358
Median for all female full-time $29,815
Household Income
Less than $10,000 4%
$10,000 to $14,999 3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 20%
$50,000 to $74,999 29%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 28%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 24%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 53%
Separated 1%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 13%
White 91%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
Merriam Commute
Carpool 9.1%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 18 minutes