Salem Jobs

  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver (Solo)

    Super Service - Salem, MA

    Company Driver - OTR Truck Driving Jobs Available Opportunities now open for professional, experienced solo truck drivers Super Service has CDL Class A truck driving jobs...

    from Super Service - 4 days ago
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Salem, MA

    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 - 9 days ago
  • OTR Truck Driver Van Jobs.

    Western Express - Salem, MA

    Van OTR Truck Drivers Earn Up to 75 CPM & Pd Vacation!, GREAT PAY. Van OTR Truck Drivers Earn up to 75 CPM. On average our OTR van drivers pull in $1,000-$1,100 a week and average...

    from Western Express - 30+ days ago
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Salem, Massachusetts

Salem is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 40,407 at the 2000 census. It and Lawrence are the county seats of Essex County. Home to Salem State College, Salem Willows Park and the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem is a residential and tourist area which includes the neighborhoods of Salem Neck, South Salem and North Salem, and Witchcraft Heights. Many people associate the city with the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, which the city embraces both as a source of tourism and culture—police cars are adorned with witch logos, a local public school is known as the Witchcraft Heights Elementary School, the Salem High School football team is named The Witches, and Gallows Hill, a site of numerous public hangings, is currently used as a playing field for various sports. Salem also embraces its Maritime History which is dominant on the city seal with a motto that says, "To the Farthest port of the rich east." Salem Also boasts the first National Historic...more

Salem Careers

Among the most common occupations in Salem are Management, professional, and related occupations, 35%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Salem, Massachusetts work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Salem Industries

The leading industries in Salem, Massachusetts are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Manufacturing, 11%; and Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 11%. Simply Hired's Salem job listings indicate that the following industries in Salem are hiring the most workers:

Salem Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Salem, Massachusetts is $34,968, and the median income of households in Salem was $44,033.

Average Salaries in Salem, MA

Salem, MA


According to our Salem Trends data, the number of Salem, Massachusetts jobs has decreased by 14% since August 2013.
Salem job trends

Salem Employment Statistics

Population of Salem
Total population 40,407
Male 46.39%
Female 53.61%
Median age 36.4
Salem Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.1%
Median cost of a home $188,700
Median mortgage payment $979
Renter-occupied homes 50.9%
Vacant housing 3.8%
Median monthly rent $705
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $38,563
Median for all female full-time $31,374
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 45%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 10%
White 88%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 2%
Other 7%
Salem Commute
Carpool 9.8%
Public transportation 8.7%
Average travel time 27 minutes