Metairie Jobs

  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Metairie, LA

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 3 days ago
  • General Dentist

    Kool Smiles - Metairie, LA

    HIRING GENERAL DENTISTS IN METAIRIE, LA! Here at Kool Smiles, our teams don’t just shape smiles – they shape the lives of families every single day. Working at Kool Smiles means...

    from Kool Smiles - 4 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Metairie, LA

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 2 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 October 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