Jobs in Kentucky

Kentucky Employment Information


Kentucky Overview


With the auto industry now adding jobs, Kentucky is seeing economic and employment gains. In addition to durable manufacturing (primarily in auto and food/beverage), government accounts for a strong share of the Kentucky job market and economy. With most communities reporting rising employment, Kentucky’s 2.1 million workers are expected to see strong increases in job opportunities.

Kentucky Job Opportunities


As home to the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky is a renowned center for horse breeding and racing. The Bluegrass State’s agricultural roots have led to a strong food and beverage manufacturing sector. The state is also strong in automotive manufacturing, with four major auto-assembly plants and more than 400 auto-related facilities.

The trade, transportation and utilities sector accounts for nearly 20 percent of employment in Kentucky. Government is also a key hiring industry. Most hiring sectors have recently shown employment expansion, with the exception of government and finance.

Kentucky Employment Trends


Since the depths of the recession, Kentucky job conditions have improved -- most notably in the first months of 2012. The state’s unemployment rate, which peaked at 10.7 percent between mid-2009 and early 2010, began 2012 below 9 percent. This improvement is shown in total payroll numbers which, after constricting for nearly two years, expanded throughout 2011 and were even stronger at the beginning of 2012. Online hiring is also steadily improving, and is close to prerecession levels.

Moody’s Analytics expects Kentucky jobs to increase by 1.9 percent between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, higher than the 1.3 percent growth expected in the US job supply over that time.
RSS

1000+ Kentucky jobs found on Monster.

Jobs 1 to 20 of 42975
Hazard, KY, 41701
We are looking for enthusiastic, career-minded, motivated individuals to become independent insurance sales representatives, working in a professional business-to-business sales environment. As an independent insurance agent representing Aflac, you’ll have the opportunity to build your own business and enjoy a flexible work schedule, while being backed with the support of a Fortune 500 company and...
We are looking for enthusiastic, career-minded, motivated individuals to become independent insurance sales representatives, working in a professional business-to-business sales environment. As an independent insurance agent representing Aflac, you’ll have the opportunity to build your own business and enjoy a flexible work schedule, while being backed with the support of a Fortune 500 company and...
Pikeville, KY, 41501
We are looking for enthusiastic, career-minded, motivated individuals to become independent insurance sales representatives, working in a professional business-to-business sales environment. As an independent insurance agent representing Aflac, you’ll have the opportunity to build your own business and enjoy a flexible work schedule, while being backed with the support of a Fortune 500 company and...
Advantage Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Advantage 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 jo...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance to our clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient communications,...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 700 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient comm...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 700 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient comm...
Retail Cashier Drive your Future! Pilot Flying J is committed to making life better for Professional drivers. Pilot Flying J has over 650 retail locations and is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America. With over 350 restaurants, we are one of the largest restaurant franchisees in America. We serve our customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you are custom...
Retail Shift Supervisor Drive your Future! Pilot Flying J is committed to making life better for Professional drivers. Pilot Flying J has over 650 retail locations and is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America. With over 350 restaurants, we are one of the largest restaurant franchisees in America. We serve our customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you a...
Retail Cashier Drive your Future! Pilot Flying J is committed to making life better for Professional drivers. Pilot Flying J has over 650 retail locations and is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America. With over 350 restaurants, we are one of the largest restaurant franchisees in America. We serve our customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you are custom...
Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) The Network Contract Manager develops the provider network (physicians, hospitals, pharmacie...
Kentucky River Foothills’ Supportive Services for Veteran Families’ project is seeking a full-time Outreach and Eligibility Specialist. Responsibilities will include determining applicant eligibility and marketing program services to veteran organizations, social service agencies and the general community. Travel within central, southern and eastern Kentucky is required. A four-year degree in ...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
PRE-MADE TEAMS $10,000 Sign-On Bonus That You Don’t Have To Wait 3 Years For Call and learn how fast you can get started. 866-809-7374 At CRST Expedited, we’ve got the freight and pay package your teams needs. What else? Pay for all occasions: Layover. Drop-off, Vacation etc. New Trucks with Late-Model Longest length of haul in the industry Recruiters are standing by. Call 866-809-7374 t...
See the country on our dime. Did you know you can earn more than $50k a year as a truck driver? $200 Sign- On Bonus Call and learn how fast you can get started. 866-774-0523 No experience needed. No experience. No Problem! Get paid to train. In as little as two to three weeks of sponsored training and you’ll be on the road, traveling the country, as a licensed truck driver. A fresh (and fast...
See the country on our dime. Did you know you can earn more than $50k a year as a truck driver? $200 Sign- On Bonus Call and learn how fast you can get started. 866-774-0523 No experience needed. No experience. No Problem! Get paid to train. In as little as two to three weeks of sponsored training and you’ll be on the road, traveling the country, as a licensed truck driver. A fresh (and fast...
$1,500 Recent Graduate Driver Bonus! Come drive for CRST and get a $1,500 sign-on bonus! Recent Graduates Call for details! 866-798-4497 We’re looking for you. Now hiring recent grad truck drivers and offering a limited time sign on bonus of $1,500! Join our team of professionals and drive for one of the nation’s largest team carriers. As a recent graduate of a CDL Class A license trucking dr...
Our client in beautiful south-central Kentucky is seeking a Customer Service Manager for their facility to lead, develop and coordinate the Customer Service Team while ensuring Customer satisfaction through assigned and managed accounts. The Customer Service Manager will drive initiatives and accountability through analysis, metrics, and customer feedback and will work in concert both strategicall...
Limited Media Solutions, one of the top promotional marketing and sales firm, is seeking motivated and hard-working Entry Level Inside Sales Manager Trainees to join our growing team. the goal of the position is to prepare you for a sales management role. If you are a fresh college graduate who is seeking a company to grow with and are looking to begin an exciting and rewarding career in sales, th...
It is the mission of the Mutual of Omaha Don Lilly Agency to be the company of choice for the communities we serve. For over a century Mutual of Omaha has been in the business of providing quality insurance and investment products to individuals and small businesses. Over the last 102 years Mutual of Omaha representatives have helped millions of families get the protection and advice they need to...

Get new jobs by email for this search
We'll keep looking and send you new jobs that match this search.
email me

Upload your resume and let employers find you!
It's that simple!

Popular Articles

Seven Sports Jobs and What They Pay Article Rating
Why just work when you can earn a paycheck to play all day? Check out these sports-related jobs and find out what they pay.
Five Holiday Jobs for Extra Income Article Rating
Want to top up your holiday budget? Get a job that pays more than the minimum and has higher demand around the holidays. Here are five to check out.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.11.15.18-308
eTrustLogo