Metairie Jobs

  • Meat Cutter

    Dorignac's Food Center - Metairie, LA

    It's an exciting time at Dorignac's Food Center! We are looking for qualified people who want to be part of our team. Be a part of the long-standing customer service oriented...

    from Dorignac's Food Center - 13 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Metairie, LA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 13 days ago
  • Event Assistant Needed

    Cornerstone Events - Metairie, LA

    Job Description We are looking for Competitive Individuals to fill Entry Level positions in marketing, advertising, and public relations for our expanding firm. The right...

    from Cornerstone Events - 6 days ago
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Metairie, Louisiana

Metairie is a suburb of New Orleans. Although it has a population of 146,136 , Metairie is not legally a city as it is unincorporated area and thus designed as a Census-designated place. Metairie is the largest community in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, and is larger than most cities in the entire state.

Metairie Careers

Among the most common occupations in Metairie are Management, professional, and related occupations, 40%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 13%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Metairie, Louisiana work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Metairie Industries

The leading industries in Metairie, Louisiana are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 16%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 13%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Metairie job listings indicate that the following industries in Metairie are hiring the most workers:

Metairie Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Metairie, Louisiana is $40,349, and the median income of households in Metairie was $43,044.

Average Salaries in Metairie, LA

Metairie, LA


According to our Metairie Trends data, the number of Metairie, Louisiana jobs has decreased by 3% since September 2013.
Metairie job trends

Metairie Employment Statistics

Population of Metairie
Total population 132,944
Male 48.32%
Female 51.68%
Median age 43.9
Metairie Housing
Owner-occupied homes 67.7%
Median cost of a home $170,900
Median mortgage payment $863
Renter-occupied homes 32.3%
Vacant housing 11.9%
Median monthly rent $686
Average Income
Median for all workers $30,152
Median for all male full-time $47,864
Median for all female full-time $32,834
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 8%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 13%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 27%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 49%
Separated 2%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 12%
White 84%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
Metairie Commute
Carpool 12.5%
Public transportation 1.1%
Average travel time 22 minutes