Mount Vernon Jobs

  • Automotive Sales

    McGrath Family of Dealerships - Cedar Rapids, IA

    If you are motivated and driven by a culture where your pay and potential is a product of your efforts, a position in Automotive Sales or Sales Management may be for you. Become a...

    from McGrath Family of Dealerships - 1 day ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Mount Vernon, IA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 3 days ago
  • Class A CDL Lease Purchase Drivers! New Name. Same Great Trucking Carrier Our Drivers Have Trusted for Decades.

    CRST Specialized Transportation - Mount Vernon, IA

    Specialized Transportation is unlike any trucking company that you’ve worked with. We deliver high-value items, priceless art, high-end technology, and the pay is high-value too.

    from CRST Specialized Transportation - 3 days ago
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Mount Vernon, Iowa

Mount Vernon is a city in Linn County, Iowa, adjacent to the city of Lisbon. The city's population was 3,390 when the 2000 census figures were released, but that number was later revised to 3,808. A special census taken by the city in 2004 counted 4,171 residents. The town is located on significant transportation corridors, both current and historical. The main line of the Union Pacific Railroad passes through the city, and the town is located on the historic Lincoln Highway. U.S. Highway 30 and Iowa Highway 1 intersect in the southern part of town.

Mount Vernon Careers

Among the most common occupations in Mount Vernon are Management, professional, and related occupations, 41%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 13%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Mount Vernon, Iowa work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Mount Vernon Industries

The leading industries in Mount Vernon, Iowa are Educational, health and social services, 36%; Retail trade, 11%; and Manufacturing, 10%. 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, Iowa is $33,380, and the median income of households in Mount Vernon was $51,228.

Average Salaries in Mount Vernon, IA

Mount Vernon, IA


According to our Mount Vernon Trends data, the number of Mount Vernon, Iowa jobs has decreased by 43% since October 2013.
Mount Vernon job trends

Mount Vernon Employment Statistics

Population of Mount Vernon
Total population 3,390
Male 46.78%
Female 53.22%
Median age 29.7
Mount Vernon Housing
Owner-occupied homes 76.2%
Median cost of a home $119,000
Median mortgage payment $631
Renter-occupied homes 23.8%
Vacant housing 5.3%
Median monthly rent $493
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $39,402
Median for all female full-time $27,358
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 10%
$25,000 to $34,999 10%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 26%
$75,000 to $99,999 17%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 26%
Graduate degree 18%
Marital Status
Never married 36%
Currently married 52%
Separated 0%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 9%
White 98%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Mount Vernon Commute
Carpool 7.6%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 19 minutes

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