Olathe Jobs

  • Vendor Operations Manager

    Farmers Insurance Group - Olathe, KS

    * The position can be based at any of our service operation sites, residence in Austin, Texas is not required. No relocation benefits apply.* Provide leadership and oversight to...

    from Farmers Insurance - 10 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Olathe, KS

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Sales Representative - Insurance

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Olathe, KS

    For nearly 20 years, Platinum Supplemental Insurance has been one of the most innovative marketers of supplemental insurance products in the Midwest. Platinum has developed simple...

    from Platinum Supplemental Insurance - 1 day ago
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Olathe, Kansas

Olathe is a city located in the northeast part of the U.S. state of Kansas. It is the county seat of Johnson County and the fifth most populous city in the state. As a suburb of Kansas City, it is the fifth largest city included in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. It is bordered by the cities of Lenexa to the north and Overland Park to the east and Gardner to the south-west. In 2005 the city had an estimated population of 111,334. It is not only one of the state's fastest growing cities in terms of population for its size, but indeed one of the fastest growing in the nation. A 2005 article in the magazine Midwest Living named Olathe to be the second most livable city with a population larger than 100,000 in the Midwest. In 2006 CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Olathe 13th on its list of the 100 Best Cities to Live in the United States.

Olathe Economy

well-known companies such as United Office Products, Honeywell and ALDI are located in Olathe's numerous commercial and industrial parks. The GPS manufacturer Garmin is headquartered in this city. The United States Department of Transportation administers and maintains an Air Route Traffic Control Center in Olathe, designated ZKC. Johnson County maintains an airport in Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport, which is located on approximately 500 acres of land with a 4,100 ft single runway, parallel taxiways, and a Federal contract air traffic control tower. The airport is the second busiest in the state of Kansas.

Olathe Careers

Among the most common occupations in Olathe are Management, professional, and related occupations, 43%; Sales and office occupations, 30%; and Service occupations, 10%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Olathe, Kansas work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Olathe Industries

The leading industries in Olathe, Kansas are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; Retail trade, 14%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%. Simply Hired's Olathe job listings indicate that the following industries in Olathe are hiring the most workers:

Olathe Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Olathe, Kansas is $47,537, and the median income of households in Olathe was $66,230.
 

Average Salaries in Olathe, KS

Olathe, KS

$48,000
 

According to our Olathe Trends data, the number of Olathe, Kansas jobs has increased by 37% since April 2013.
Olathe job trends

Olathe Employment Statistics

Population of Olathe
Total population 107,710
Male 50.00%
Female 50.00%
Median age 31.9
  
Olathe Housing
Owner-occupied homes 72.7%
Median cost of a home $176,500
Median mortgage payment $962
Renter-occupied homes 27.3%
Vacant housing 4.5%
Median monthly rent $676
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $35,953
Median for all male full-time $57,034
Median for all female full-time $38,040
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7%
$25,000 to $34,999 6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 20%
$100,000 to $149,999 16%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 3%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4%
High school graduate 16%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 36%
Graduate degree 12%
  
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 63%
Separated 1%
Widowed 2%
Divorced 9%
  
Race
White 88%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 2%
Other 3%
  
Olathe Commute
Carpool 0.0%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 20 minutes