Wise Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Wise, VA

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 3 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Wise, VA

    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 - 14 days ago
  • Experienced Class-A CDL Drivers Wanted - 888-489-7910

    Swift Transportation Co - Wise, VA

    Experienced Drivers Wanted! With Swift, you can grow to be an award-winning CDL Class A truck driver. It's doable! We help you achieve Diamond Driver status with the best truck...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 26 days ago
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Wise, Virginia

Wise is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States. The population was 3,255 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Wise County . It was founded as the town of Gladeville in 1874. The town's name was changed to Wise in 1924. Wise is named after Virginia governor Henry A. Wise. The town has also been known as "Big Glades", "Gladesville", and "Gladeville".

Wise Careers

Among the most common occupations in Wise are Management, professional, and related occupations, 37%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 12%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Wise, Virginia work for companies, 27 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Wise Industries

The leading industries in Wise, Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 27%; Retail trade, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Wise job listings indicate that the following industries in Wise are hiring the most workers:

Wise Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Wise, Virginia is $25,780, and the median income of households in Wise was $28,531.

Average Salaries in Wise, VA

Wise, VA


According to our Wise Trends data, the number of Wise, Virginia jobs has decreased by 18% since September 2013.
Wise job trends

Wise Employment Statistics

Population of Wise
Total population 3,255
Male 50.35%
Female 49.65%
Median age 38.0
Wise Housing
Owner-occupied homes 65.7%
Median cost of a home $81,700
Median mortgage payment $638
Renter-occupied homes 34.3%
Vacant housing 10.7%
Median monthly rent $354
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,170
Median for all female full-time $21,389
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 14%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 55%
Separated 3%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 11%
White 96%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Wise Commute
Carpool 12.1%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 16 minutes

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