Ottumwa Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Ottumwa, IA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Solo & Team Owner Operators - Dedicated - Great Pay & Hometime - 866-664-3432

    Hogan - Ottumwa, IA

    Class A CDL truck drivers, our Dedicated routes will keep you driving and give you quality home time! We have a run in your area. Know where your next mile is coming...

    from Hogan - 8 hours ago
  • Insurance Sales Agent - Entry Level

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Ottumwa, IA

    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 - 8 hours ago
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Ottumwa, Iowa

Ottumwa is a city in Wapello County, Iowa. The population was 24,998 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Wapello County . It is located in the southeastern part of Iowa, and the city is split into northern and southern halves by the Des Moines River.

Ottumwa Careers

Among the most common occupations in Ottumwa are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Sales and office occupations, 21%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Ottumwa, Iowa work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Ottumwa Industries

The leading industries in Ottumwa, Iowa are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Manufacturing, 20%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Ottumwa job listings indicate that the following industries in Ottumwa are hiring the most workers:

Ottumwa Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ottumwa, Iowa is $26,078, and the median income of households in Ottumwa was $30,174.

Average Salaries in Ottumwa, IA

Ottumwa, IA


According to our Ottumwa Trends data, the number of Ottumwa, Iowa jobs has increased by 63% since July 2013.
Ottumwa job trends

Ottumwa Employment Statistics

Population of Ottumwa
Total population 24,998
Male 48.12%
Female 51.88%
Median age 38.2
Ottumwa Housing
Owner-occupied homes 71.5%
Median cost of a home $47,900
Median mortgage payment $370
Renter-occupied homes 28.5%
Vacant housing 5.9%
Median monthly rent $427
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,222
Median for all female full-time $20,934
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 38%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 52%
Separated 1%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 13%
White 96%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Ottumwa Commute
Carpool 12.6%
Public transportation 1.4%
Average travel time 17 minutes