Owensboro Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Owensboro, KY

    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
  • OTR Truck Drivers – Guaranteed Pay

    Dart Co - Owensboro, KY

    NEW PAY PACKAGE. Dartco OTR CDL A truck drivers can earn $12,000 in their first 90 days. If you are available to run – meeting our activity requirements - we guaranteed you will...

    from Dart Co - 3 days ago
  • CDL A Truck Driver/Owner Operators-Home Wkly & Great Contract Rate

    Dart Transit - Owensboro, KY

    CALL ABOUT OUR GREAT CONTRACT RATE. Dart Transit has immediate opportunities for CDL A Owner Operator truck drivers for our Ohio Short Haul route. You will operate primarily...

    from Dart Transit - 2 days ago
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Owensboro, Kentucky

Owensboro is the third largest city in Kentucky and the county seat of Daviess County. GR6 It is located on U.S. Highway 60 about 30 miles southeast of Evansville, Indiana and is the principal city of the Owensboro, Kentucky Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to 2005 estimates, the city had a total population of 55,459 and a metropolitan population of 111,599. The city was named after Colonel Abraham Owen.

Owensboro Careers

Among the most common occupations in Owensboro are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Owensboro, Kentucky work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Owensboro Industries

The leading industries in Owensboro, Kentucky are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Owensboro job listings indicate that the following industries in Owensboro are hiring the most workers:

Owensboro Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky is $27,443, and the median income of households in Owensboro was $31,867.

Average Salaries in Owensboro, KY

Owensboro, KY


According to our Owensboro Trends data, the number of Owensboro, Kentucky jobs has increased by 10% since July 2013.
Owensboro job trends

Owensboro Employment Statistics

Population of Owensboro
Total population 54,067
Male 46.69%
Female 53.31%
Median age 37.4
Owensboro Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.2%
Median cost of a home $76,100
Median mortgage payment $474
Renter-occupied homes 39.8%
Vacant housing 6.8%
Median monthly rent $406
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,429
Median for all female full-time $21,457
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 14%
White 92%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Owensboro Commute
Carpool 10.2%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 16 minutes