Okeechobee Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Class A CDL Driver 1-855-876-6080 (OKEECHOBEE)

    Knight Refrigerated - Okeechobee, FL

    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 - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Okeechobee, FL

    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 - 6 days ago
  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Okeechobee, FL

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 22 days ago
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Okeechobee, Florida

Okeechobee is a city in Okeechobee County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,376 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 5,784. It is the county seat of Okeechobee County. The Speckled Perch Festival is held in honor of the most famous fish of Lake Okeechobee. This area was the site of the worst effects of the 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane, the first recorded Category 5 hurricane in the North Atlantic and still one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to strike the US. Okeechobee is the site of international broadcasting radio station WYFR, which broadcasts Christian radio programming on the shortwave bands. Okeechobee is serviced by the Okeechobee County Airport .

Okeechobee Careers

Among the most common occupations in Okeechobee are Sales and office occupations, 23%; Service occupations, 23%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Okeechobee, Florida work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Okeechobee Industries

The leading industries in Okeechobee, Florida are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Retail trade, 13%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Okeechobee job listings indicate that the following industries in Okeechobee are hiring the most workers:

Okeechobee Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Okeechobee, Florida is $22,818, and the median income of households in Okeechobee was $27,265.

Average Salaries in Okeechobee, FL

Okeechobee, FL


According to our Okeechobee Trends data, the number of Okeechobee, Florida jobs has increased by 19% since October 2013.
Okeechobee job trends

Okeechobee Employment Statistics

Population of Okeechobee
Total population 5,376
Male 50.02%
Female 49.98%
Median age 36.7
Okeechobee Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.8%
Median cost of a home $74,600
Median mortgage payment $331
Renter-occupied homes 29.2%
Vacant housing 12.6%
Median monthly rent $522
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $24,979
Median for all female full-time $20,658
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 20%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 24%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 5%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 21%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 15%
White 81%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 1%
Other 7%
Okeechobee Commute
Carpool 18.5%
Public transportation 1.2%
Average travel time 19 minutes

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