Onalaska Jobs

  • CDL-A Truck Driver - Dedicated Runs

    Marten Transport - Onalaska, WI

    NOW OFFERING DRY VAN RUNS! Marten Transport is hiring qualified drivers for dedicated driving opportunities pulling Refrigerated & Dry Van trailers. In addition to offering...

    from Marten Transport - 9 days ago
  • Construction Vehicle Repairer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Onalaska, WI

    Trucks. Bulldozers. Power shovels. These are the types of machinery that you will work on as a Construction Vehicle Repairer in the Army National Guard. In doing so, you will join...

    from Army National Guard - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Onalaska, WI

    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
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Onalaska, Wisconsin

Onalaska is a city in La Crosse County, It is part of the La Crosse, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wisconsin, United States. The population was 14,839 at the 2000 census. The city borders three unincorporated rural towns including: Onalaska, Medary, and Hamilton. The original village was platted by Thomas G. Rowe and John C. Laird in 1851. In its early days, lumbering and related industries served as a basis for its economy. Onalaska was once part of La Crosse but seceded due to separation of views. The City of Onalaska is primarily built on a slightly elevated ridge above the Black River. Natural areas include river bottomland as well as high, heavily wooded, scenic bluffs. It is known as "The Sunfish Capital of the World." A manmade reservoir at the city's western edge is known as Lake Onalaska.

Onalaska Careers

Among the most common occupations in Onalaska are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 29%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 14%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Onalaska, Wisconsin work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Onalaska Industries

The leading industries in Onalaska, Wisconsin are Educational, health and social services, 27%; Manufacturing, 14%; and Retail trade, 14%. Simply Hired's Onalaska job listings indicate that the following industries in Onalaska are hiring the most workers:

Onalaska Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Onalaska, Wisconsin is $33,326, and the median income of households in Onalaska was $47,800.

Average Salaries in Onalaska, WI

Onalaska, WI


According to our Onalaska Trends data, the number of Onalaska, Wisconsin jobs has increased by 50% since October 2013.
Onalaska job trends

Onalaska Employment Statistics

Population of Onalaska
Total population 14,839
Male 48.39%
Female 51.61%
Median age 35.5
Onalaska Housing
Owner-occupied homes 68.1%
Median cost of a home $114,400
Median mortgage payment $749
Renter-occupied homes 31.9%
Vacant housing 2.9%
Median monthly rent $535
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $41,335
Median for all female full-time $25,316
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 20%
$50,000 to $74,999 23%
$75,000 to $99,999 13%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 12%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 58%
Separated 1%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 9%
White 96%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 3%
Other 0%
Onalaska Commute
Carpool 9.5%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 17 minutes