Oakland Jobs

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Oakland, Maine

: Oakland is a town in Kennebec County in the U.S. state of Maine. The population was 5,959 at the 2000 census. :The U.S. Census Bureau provides additional demographic detail for the more densely populated area within the town. Those details are included in the aggregate population and area values reported here. See: Oakland , Maine. Oakland is said by residents to be the gateway to the Belgrade Lakes Region. It is at , four miles west of Waterville and approximately eighteen miles north of Augusta, the state capital. The town has four major waterways, McGrath Pond, Salmon Lake, East Pond, and Messalonskee Lake and Stream, which have played a major role in the history of the town.

Oakland Careers

Among the most common occupations in Oakland are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Oakland, Maine work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Oakland Industries

The leading industries in Oakland, Maine are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Retail trade, 18%; and Manufacturing, 11%. Simply Hired's Oakland job listings indicate that the following industries in Oakland are hiring the most workers:

Oakland Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Oakland, Maine is $29,304, and the median income of households in Oakland was $32,700.

Average Salaries in Oakland, ME

Oakland, ME


According to our Oakland Trends data, the number of Oakland, Maine jobs has increased by 141% since September 2013.
Oakland job trends

Oakland Employment Statistics

Population of Oakland
Total population 2,758
Male 48.91%
Female 51.09%
Median age 37.1
Oakland Housing
Owner-occupied homes 68.1%
Median cost of a home $80,400
Median mortgage payment $501
Renter-occupied homes 31.9%
Vacant housing 12.8%
Median monthly rent $434
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,281
Median for all female full-time $25,326
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 14%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 40%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 12%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 56%
Separated 0%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 13%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 1%
Other 0%
Oakland Commute
Carpool 9.9%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 21 minutes