West Memphis Jobs

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    C.R. England - West Memphis, AR

    C.R. England is now hiring Dedicated Truck Drivers. C.R. Englands Dedicated division is growing at a rapid pace and we need Company Truck Drivers to fill the need As a Dedicated...

    from C.R. England - 23 days ago
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    Mesilla Valley Transportation - West Memphis, AR

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 14 hours ago
  • Company Truck Driver - Class A CDL - OTR & Regional

    Rich Logistics - West Memphis, AR

    COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS At Rich Logistics, we help you make your family a priority with high miles for good earnings plus weekly home time! Join Rich Logistics and you’ll average...

    from Rich Logistics - 5 days ago
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West Memphis, Arkansas

West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 28,181, ranking it as the state's 14th largest city, behind Bentonville. It is considered part of the Memphis metropolitan area, and is located directly across the Mississippi River from Memphis. West Memphis is nationally known as the site of a 1993 triple murder in the Robin Hood Hills neighborhood. Two documentary films and an award-winning book raise doubt about the guilt of the three teenagers, known as the West Memphis 3, who were convicted of the crime. West Memphis was the home of Sonny Boy Williamson II, influential blues singer and harmonica player. One of his songs, West Memphis Blues, tells the story of how his home there was damaged by fire in 1949. The song mentions several local personalities, white and black, who supported him when he was falsely accused of arson.

West Memphis Careers

Among the most common occupations in West Memphis are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in West Memphis, Arkansas work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

West Memphis Industries

The leading industries in West Memphis, Arkansas are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Manufacturing, 14%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's West Memphis job listings indicate that the following industries in West Memphis are hiring the most workers:

West Memphis Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in West Memphis, Arkansas is $25,492, and the median income of households in West Memphis was $27,399.
 

Average Salaries in West Memphis, AR

West Memphis, AR

$25,000
 

According to our West Memphis Trends data, the number of West Memphis, Arkansas jobs has decreased by 12% since October 2013.
West Memphis job trends

West Memphis Employment Statistics

Population of West Memphis
Total population 27,666
Male 46.41%
Female 53.59%
Median age 31.3
  
West Memphis Housing
Owner-occupied homes 56.0%
Median cost of a home $63,700
Median mortgage payment $443
Renter-occupied homes 44.0%
Vacant housing 8.8%
Median monthly rent $475
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,977
Median for all female full-time $21,007
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 4%
  
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 46%
Separated 5%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 42%
Black or African American 56%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
  
West Memphis Commute
Carpool 14.7%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 20 minutes