Rock Island Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Rock Island, IL

    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
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Rock Island, IL

    Need another $5k in YOUR pocket?Heck Yeah! You may already know us as a top paying company— now we are the top paying company! We boosted pay in our Primary Commercial Zone! We...

    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 6 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Rock Island, IL

    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 - 8 days ago
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Rock Island, Illinois

Rock Island is a city in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. The population was 39,684 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Rock Island County and is one of the Quad Cities, along with neighboring Moline and the Iowa cities of Davenport and Bettendorf. The Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad was founded here in 1851 and was known as the Rock Island Line. The railroad was liquidated in bankruptcy in 1980. Rock Island is also home to the Rock Island Arsenal on Arsenal Island. It is an active factory producing ordnance and weapons components for the U.S. Army. The Arsenal provides six thousand civilian jobs for the local area. The south shore of Rock Island, on the Rock River, occupies the site of the former village of Saukenuk, where the warrior Black Hawk was born. The Black Hawk State Historic Site includes much, but not all, of the site of the original village of Saukenuk. The park includes a museum and a number of pleasant hiking trails along the Rock River...more

Rock Island Careers

Among the most common occupations in Rock Island are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Rock Island, Illinois work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Rock Island Industries

The leading industries in Rock Island, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Manufacturing, 14%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Rock Island job listings indicate that the following industries in Rock Island are hiring the most workers:

Rock Island Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Rock Island, Illinois is $28,096, and the median income of households in Rock Island was $34,729.

Average Salaries in Rock Island, IL

Rock Island, IL


According to our Rock Island Trends data, the number of Rock Island, Illinois jobs has decreased by 29% since August 2013.
Rock Island job trends

Rock Island Employment Statistics

Population of Rock Island
Total population 39,684
Male 47.24%
Female 52.76%
Median age 36.4
Rock Island Housing
Owner-occupied homes 65.1%
Median cost of a home $70,600
Median mortgage payment $452
Renter-occupied homes 34.9%
Vacant housing 7.9%
Median monthly rent $437
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,815
Median for all female full-time $23,378
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 47%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 11%
White 79%
Black or African American 18%
Asian 1%
Other 3%
Rock Island Commute
Carpool 10.0%
Public transportation 2.3%
Average travel time 17 minutes