Mount Vernon Jobs

  • Sales Representative-Sales Executive - Insurance and Financial

    Country Financial - Mt. Vernon, IL

    COUNTRY Financial® Representative The Opportunity This application also includes the following locations - Marion County - Jefferson County This is not a sales job. This is a...

    from Country Financial - 2 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Mount Vernon, IL

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 3 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Class A CDL Driver 1-855-876-6080 (BELLE RIVE)

    Knight Refrigerated - Belle Rive, IL

    Talk with a recruiter now855-876-6080Class A CDL Company Truck Driver JobsBattling to the death for ModernEquipment is not required hereAt Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL...

    from Knight Refrigerated - 3 days ago
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Mount Vernon, Illinois

Mount Vernon is a town located near the center of Jefferson County, Illinois, in the United States. In the 2000 census, the town's reported population was 16,269 people.

Mount Vernon Careers

Among the most common occupations in Mount Vernon are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Mount Vernon, Illinois work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Mount Vernon Industries

The leading industries in Mount Vernon, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Retail trade, 17%; and Manufacturing, 11%. Simply Hired's Mount Vernon job listings indicate that the following industries in Mount Vernon are hiring the most workers:

Mount Vernon Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Mount Vernon, Illinois is $25,884, and the median income of households in Mount Vernon was $28,145.

Average Salaries in Mount Vernon, IL

Mount Vernon, IL


According to our Mount Vernon Trends data, the number of Mount Vernon, Illinois jobs has decreased by 35% since October 2013.
Mount Vernon job trends

Mount Vernon Employment Statistics

Population of Mount Vernon
Total population 16,269
Male 45.87%
Female 54.13%
Median age 38.3
Mount Vernon Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.2%
Median cost of a home $57,700
Median mortgage payment $432
Renter-occupied homes 39.8%
Vacant housing 10.6%
Median monthly rent $398
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,569
Median for all female full-time $20,198
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 22%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 13%
White 86%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Mount Vernon Commute
Carpool 9.4%
Public transportation 1.4%
Average travel time 17 minutes