Ottawa Jobs

  • Midwest Regional OTR CDL-A Truck Driver

    Transport America - Ottawa, KS

    TRANSPORT AMERICA IS HIRING OTR DRIVERS FOR OUR MIDWEST REGIONAL RUNS Solo drivers can enjoy weekly home time and the best pay in excellent equipment! Transport America is hiring...

    from Transport America - 11 days ago
  • Graduate Assistant

    Ottawa University - Ottawa, KS

    Ottawa University, Kansas (NAIA) is seeking candidates for the Cheer Graduate Assistant position. The successful candidate will assist the Head Cheer Coach in various aspects of...

    from Ottawa University - 12 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Ottawa, KS

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
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Ottawa, Kansas

Ottawa is a city situated along the Marais des Cygnes River in the central part of Franklin County, located in east-central Kansas, in the central United States. The population was estimated to be 12,597 in the year 2005. It is the county seat and most populous city of Franklin County. Ottawa is included in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.

Ottawa Careers

Among the most common occupations in Ottawa are Management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 79 percent of workers in Ottawa, Kansas work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Ottawa Industries

The leading industries in Ottawa, Kansas are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Retail trade, 15%; and Manufacturing, 14%. Simply Hired's Ottawa job listings indicate that the following industries in Ottawa are hiring the most workers:

Ottawa Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ottawa, Kansas is $26,470, and the median income of households in Ottawa was $34,071.

Average Salaries in Ottawa, KS

Ottawa, KS


According to our Ottawa Trends data, the number of Ottawa, Kansas jobs has increased by 88% since August 2013.
Ottawa job trends

Ottawa Employment Statistics

Population of Ottawa
Total population 11,921
Male 48.75%
Female 51.25%
Median age 34.0
Ottawa Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.5%
Median cost of a home $70,900
Median mortgage payment $508
Renter-occupied homes 37.5%
Vacant housing 7.5%
Median monthly rent $478
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,050
Median for all female full-time $22,891
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 22%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 22%
Currently married 55%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 12%
White 95%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 1%
Other 3%
Ottawa Commute
Carpool 17.5%
Public transportation 0.7%
Average travel time 21 minutes