West Plains Jobs

  • Director, Laboratory Medicine

    Ozarks Medical Center - West Plains, MO

    Ozarks Medical Center is a regional referral center dedicated to providing quality care to the beautiful Ozarks. We deliver high quality; compassionate health care in a...

    from Ozarks Medical Center - 26 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - West Plains, MO

    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 - 14 days ago
  • Military Police - Police Officer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - West Plains, MO

    Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs...

    from Army National Guard - 8 days ago
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West Plains, Missouri

West Plains is a city in Howell County, Missouri, United States. The population was 10,866 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Howell County . The West Plains Micropolitan Statistical Area consists of Howell County.

West Plains Careers

Among the most common occupations in West Plains are Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in West Plains, Missouri work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

West Plains Industries

The leading industries in West Plains, Missouri are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Manufacturing, 19%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's West Plains job listings indicate that the following industries in West Plains are hiring the most workers:

West Plains Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in West Plains, Missouri is $21,008, and the median income of households in West Plains was $24,122.

Average Salaries in West Plains, MO

West Plains, MO


According to our West Plains Trends data, the number of West Plains, Missouri jobs has increased by 26% since September 2013.
West Plains job trends

West Plains Employment Statistics

Population of West Plains
Total population 10,866
Male 45.54%
Female 54.46%
Median age 38.1
West Plains Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.3%
Median cost of a home $70,300
Median mortgage payment $417
Renter-occupied homes 38.7%
Vacant housing 10.9%
Median monthly rent $356
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $24,705
Median for all female full-time $17,312
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 16%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 13%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 17%
Currently married 58%
Separated 2%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 11%
White 97%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
West Plains Commute
Carpool 10.3%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 16 minutes