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Madison, Wisconsin Overview

As the capital of Wisconsin, Madison is a thriving city that’s home to 243,344 people. That also makes it the second biggest city in the state. The city, which was incorporated in 1848, is located in the south-central area of Wisconsin. It’s commonly referred to as the City of Four Lakes because of its close proximity to four lovely lakes: Lake Kegonsa, Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa and Lake Mendota. However, Madison also boasts another lake, Lake Wingra.

The cost of living in Madison, WI is about 3.8 percent above than the national average according to Forbes. The median household income in Madison is $61,054, and the median price for a home is $216,400. Although the cost of living may be higher in Madison, it offers many things that appeal to residents and attract many visitors each year. Among those attractions are museums, including the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Madison Children’s Museum, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum and the Wisconsin Historical Museum that’s operated by the esteemed Wisconsin Historical Society.

Madison Job Opportunities

Several major companies have operations in the city and provide Madison jobs. In fact, the biggest industries are education, insurance, agribusiness and healthcare jobs in Madison, Wisconsin. Unlike many other cities in the state, it has been largely unaffected by the recession in the 21st century, and its expansion is ongoing, which means that there are many available jobs in Madison.

Madison Employment Trends

Madison’s economy has evolved from one that is mostly government-based to one that is more based on high-tech and consumer services, especially the health care sector, the advertising sector, and the biotech sector. A variety of Madison, WI jobs are available in other industries as well, and there is a skilled, highly educated local work force.

As of July 2014, Madison had an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent, which is lower than the Wisconsin unemployment rate average of 5.8 percent and the national unemployment rate average of 6.3 percent. Growth for Madison jobs was at a rate of 1.6 percent in 2013, and it is expected to grow at a rate of 2.3 percent in 2014. That is good news for job seekers because there will continue to be an increase in jobs in Madison, WI. You'll also find growth with nearby Middleton jobs.

Madison ranks 44th on Forbes’ list of cities for job growth, and the city ranks 33rd on the best places for business and careers.

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Madison, WI
C.R. England has been hiring and training drivers since 1920, and has never laid anyone off for lack of freight. We are also the oldest and largest refrigerated trucking company in the nation. The majority of the freight you haul for us is no-touch – our clients will do all of the loading and unloading. You can choose to drive solo (OTR, regional, dedicated or intermodal) or as part of a team (OT...
Madison, WI
OUTSIDE SALES CONSULTANT B2B UNCAPPED MONTHLY BONUS GREAT RESIDUALS 2-4 CONFIRMED APPOINTMENTS PROVIDED DAILY GAS BONUS on SELF- GENS WE PAY DAILY AS YOUR DEALS CLOSE RECESSION PROOF INDUSTRY In most sales organizations, prospecting can take up all of your time, limiting the amount of money you can earn. We not only provide our sales consultants with pre-set, daily appointments with qualifi...
United Way of Dane County is currently seeking candidates for a Director of Human Resources position. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the management and activities related to both strategic and administrative human resource duties and serves as an organizational expert and resource for all human resources needs and issues. The successful candidate will have the demonstrated abi...
Madison, WI
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits If home is East of the M...
Madison, WI
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Hours per Week: 18.5 Salary: $12.66/hour Hours of Work: Hours vary Application Deadline: February 2, 2015 Position Purpose: To provide customer service at Meadowood Neighborhood Center front desk. General Responsibilities Perform general reception duties at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center, handling walk-in and telephone customers. Essential Functions and Duties • Responsible for daily op...
The UW School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Surgery, is seeking 2 Human Resource Assistants to join their team. The positions are located at 600 Highland Ave in Madison. This position is responsible for performing human resources staff work in the areas of: recruitment, evaluation, employee relations, staff recognition and professional development, termination, retention and classif...
Lifestyle Publications is seeking highly motivated, sales background individuals to launch and run their own businesses within their local community. This is a chance for you to own, run and grow your own business as a Sales Director with zero upfront cost to Lifestyle Publications. Our Sales Directors receive full support and training. Our business model requires no need for knowledge within th...
Madison, WI
The Carpenter Shop at UW-Madison, Facilities Planning & Management, has an opening for a Limited Term Employee (LTE) Carpenter. Wage is $43.320 to $40.288 per hour. Work hours will be 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Job Duties: Include, but are not limited to, the following: Schlage and VonDuprin mortised and panic door hardware (both electrified and non-electrified), cabinet/millwork ...
Madison, WI
Klemm Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Klemm Tank Lines, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation. Come join our g...
Promote Disability Rights Wisconsin’s mission to create positive change in the lives of people with disabilities by ensuring our team has the values, skills, resources, and support to conduct their best advocacy. Provide leadership in employment policy, compensation, benefits, orientation, appreciation, and professional development. Privacy & AA officer. Volunteer coordinator. Must have 4 years pr...
Madison, WI
This full-time, temporary, night press operator will operate and maintain the Goss Metro press with specific responsibilities such as loading reels with newsprint, making pasters, monitoring reel units, setting ink densities and registrations, and assisting with clean up. The ideal candidate will be a team player with good judgement and will have experience using offset web print process includin...
City: Madison State: Wisconsin Postal/Zip Code: 53718 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitio...
MADISON, WI
Summary: Provide the highest level of customer service through sales and account management activities including, but not limited to these essential job duties: Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Responsible for both phone and floor sales to customers Thorough knowledge of all products offered for sale Thoroughly understands and can explain the Installment Sales Agreement Assist in the main...
Madison, WI
Our biotechnology client is seeking a full-time Telephone Sales Representative to add to their telemarketing team. This position would be responsible for selling products directly to consumers via telephone. Responsibilities include: Placing outbound calls to the company's current customer base to initiate sales Taking inbound leads, influencing customers to purchase products by following a pre...
Madison, WI
At Hancock Fabrics our mission is to be the authority in all things sewing. We entrust our brand to those who share our passion for sewing, decorating and crafts. We are fast paced and we work hard! Our store and field associates are the heart of our business and are the key to reflecting our culture and brand. If this sounds like the culture you crave, we want to hear from you. Responsibilities ...
Madison, WI
East side Madison employer has an immediate opening. General labor position in a manufacturing environment. 1st shift position 8am-4pm - paid lunch $9.00 an hour Job Duties: Making boxes, packaging material, other duties manager may assign. If you are interested apply today. Call Greg at (920) 262-0600 Ext. 70472 or email me at ***** Expected start date as early as Thursday...
Madison, WI
The Wisconsin School of Business is seeking candidates to manage the paid media initiatives that focus on enrollment marketing for the School and its MBA programs. He or she will transform organizational initiatives into successful marketing plans and brand strategies. The candidate will be able to demonstrate ability to develop and execute tactical plans, including creative development that is on...
Madison, WI
We are looking for a Local Media Sales Consultant to join our cutting edge, constantly changing, and enthusiastic sales team. These positions are responsible for generating advertising revenue for Capital Newspapers, with a focus on our digital product offerings. This person will be working directly with small to mediums sized local retailers to develop marketing programs to meet their business ob...
Madison, WI
Our client in Baraboo seeks a Customer Service Representative for a temporary project in a casual office that ends in May. In this role, the Customer Service Representative will make outbound phone calls to healthcare professionals. Initial tasks include verifying addresses and acquiring permission to fax documents. Great customer service, phone, Outlook and Excel skills are required. Customer Se...

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