Monroe Jobs

  • Power-Generation Equipment Repairer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Monroe, LA

    Add power to your resume in the Army National Guard's Power-Generation Equipment Repairer specialty. As a Power-Generation Equipment Repairer, you will ensure that the Army...

    from Army National Guard - 6 days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Monroe, 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
  • Truck Drivers - Earn 39 – 43 CPM & New $3,000 Sign-on Bonus!

    Dartco - Monroe, LA

    Dartco is hiring OTR truck drivers at a great new starting CPM. Earn 39 - 43 CPM on an average of 2,600+ miles per week! Plus you'll get lots of added perks, including Great Home...

    from Dartco - 1 day ago
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Monroe, Louisiana

The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. It is the principal city of and is included in the Monroe, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area , which is included in the Monroe-Bastrop, Louisiana Combined Statistical Area. Monroe's Combined Statistical Area is 202,209. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 52,027, making it the eighth largest city in Louisiana. Monroe is the home of the University of Louisiana at Monroe . It also houses the headquarters of CenturyTel, the eighth-largest telecommunications provider in the nation. Monroe is situated on the Ouachita River and continues to serve as the population center and distribution outlet for the surrounding farming community. Monroe will soon play host to a motor speedway in the year 2008. Monroe and the neighboring town of West Monroe , which sits just across the Ouachita River, are often referred to as the Twin Cities of northeast Louisiana.

Monroe Economy

From 1926 to 1941, Monroe served as the home to Delta Air Lines until the company relocated to Atlanta, Georgia. Until 2004, Delta offered mainline jet service to Monroe, despite the city's small size. Monroe Regional Airport's logo is a "Delta" symbol and bears the statement "Birthplace of Delta Air Lines" at the entrance and on its website. Monroe is the site of the first Coca-Cola bottling plant. Monroe is a major distribution area for Brookshires Grocery. Today, Monroe especially when coupled with her sister city, West Monroe, are collectively an economic powerhouse of Northeast Louisiana and are home to many manufacturing, healthcare, banking, and farm-related corporations and partners. Monroe hosts many corporate offices such as call centers and distribution centers for Chase Manhattan Bank as well as other corporate satellites and is the headquarters of Vantage Health Plan, a major supplier of health insurance in Louisiana, whose offices make up a large part of Monroe's...more

Monroe Careers

Among the most common occupations in Monroe are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 65 percent of workers in Monroe, Louisiana work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Monroe Industries

The leading industries in Monroe, Louisiana are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Retail trade, 11%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Monroe job listings indicate that the following industries in Monroe are hiring the most workers:

Monroe Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Monroe, Louisiana is $27,096, and the median income of households in Monroe was $25,864.

Average Salaries in Monroe, LA

Monroe, LA


According to our Monroe Trends data, the number of Monroe, Louisiana jobs has decreased by 18% since October 2013.
Monroe job trends

Monroe Employment Statistics

Population of Monroe
Total population 53,107
Male 45.68%
Female 54.32%
Median age 29.1
Monroe Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.6%
Median cost of a home $72,300
Median mortgage payment $535
Renter-occupied homes 50.4%
Vacant housing 8.7%
Median monthly rent $392
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,840
Median for all female full-time $22,352
Household Income
Less than $10,000 25%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$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 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 38%
Currently married 39%
Separated 4%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 10%
White 37%
Black or African American 62%
Asian 1%
Other 0%
Monroe Commute
Carpool 14.9%
Public transportation 3.1%
Average travel time 18 minutes