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La Crosse, WI Employment Information

La Crosse, Wisconsin Overview

La Crosse, Wisconsin is the largest city on the state's western border and overlooks the Mississippi River. Its 135,700 residents benefit from three college campuses, the Health Science Center for medical training and multiple major business' international headquarters. A fur trading post since the seventeenth century, La Crosse was not officially established until 1856 as it became an important steamboat port along the river and a hub of the lumber industry. Once the La Crosse & Milwaukee Railroad was completed in 1858, the city blossomed as numerous breweries and educational facilities expanded the economy.

Compared to the national average, Forbes reports that living in La Crosse is about 12.2 percent cheaper. The median household income is $49,174 and grew by 0.3 percent last year. The median household cost was $134,300 in 2013, showing an 8.5 percent increase in home value. Overall, housing cost-of-living proves significantly lower than the national average; the index is reported with a value of 75 compared to the national average set at 100.

La Crosse Job Opportunities

Despite the presence of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Western Technical College and Viterbo University, a Roman Catholic private intuition, La Crosse, WI jobs offer ample opportunities outside of the university environment. In actuality, healthcare dominates La Crosse's economy, with Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center topping the list and Mayo Clinic Health Center-Franciscan Medical Health Center coming in second. The University of Wisconsin does staff over 1,000 employees, but air conditioning company Trane actually claims more La Crosse jobs.

In addition, major hiring companies include Kwik Trip, the School District of La Crosse, Wal-Mart, and Century Link. Still, besides La Crosse jobs, consider searching Onalaska jobs or in other neighboring cities for further options.

La Crosse Employment Trends

Forbes' list of best small cities for business and careers ranks La Crosse 42nd and 45th for job growth by the magazine's studies. Jobs in La Crosse, WI grew at 1.3 percent last year, and job growth expectations continue the positive trend with a predicted 2.1 percent rate. According to data from August 2014, La Crosse's unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, which impressively falls below the national rate of 6.1 percent and Wisconsin's rate of 5.6 percent.

La Crosse's multiple educational facilities and the Health Science Center backed the universities, city government and city medical centers have propelled La Crosse toward becoming a regional medical and technology center. Plus, as the headquarters to corporations like City Brewing Company, S&S Cycle and Logistics Health Incorporated alike, don't only expect consistent education and healthcare jobs in La Crosse, but manufacturing, customer service and tech-related positions, as well.

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La Crosse, WI
At Ingersoll Rand we are passionate about inspiring progress around the world. We advance the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King®, Trane®, American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning and ARO® - work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and bui...
La Crosse, WI
Description: Position Description: Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. Are you looking to be on the forefront of reducing the cost of healthcare through cost containme...
La Crosse, WI
Job Summary: Evaluate and approve VA Disability Examinations Management Program (VADEM) Order Requests and determine appropriate Disability Benefit Questionnaires (DBQs) to assign for identified health conditions identified on order requests per the contract requirements. Communicate with a diverse group of people/disciplines while serving as a point of contact (POC) for internal and external enti...
La Crosse, WI
Manpower in partnership with In*Tech Integrated Marketing Service located in French Island is hiring for Packagers. Packagers work on a variety of projects from repackaging product to kit assembly. Qualified applicants must have good attendance, ability to follow instructions and have a positive attitude. Must be able to stand for the entire 8 hour shift and have the ability to lift up to 25lbs ...
La Crosse, WI
Manpower currently has a great opportunity at a client of ours for 2nd shift call center folks. You will be putting your customer service skills to use! This call center position is inbound calls and offers room for growth-Start your career today! As a full-time Customer Service Representative in our client's call center, you'll be a driving force for keeping high-level customers satisfied. Your ...
La Crosse, WI
Manpower is currently recruiting for Customer Service Representatives in a call center environment. This position would be responsible for providing customer service support for inbound calls. You will answer and work to resolve a variety of inquiries in a timely fashion. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent Strong inbound telephone skills Shift: Monday-Friday 11am-8pm Potential ...
La Crosse, WI
Are you looking for a new opportunity in an IT Programming role while further advancing your career? Marine Credit Union Enterprise invites you to consider joining our progressive full service financial institution during this exciting time for our organization! We are a full service Credit Union enterprise offering financial, insurance, and lending services for our members. Based in beautiful La ...
La Crosse, WI
Job Summary: Responsible for the editing, design and development of all Health Care Provider (HCP) group event and in-clinic training materials and manuals. Work closely with Medical Provider Education and Program Directors to formulate and develop eLearning programs and establish and monitor module schedules. Obtain all appropriate documentation and graphics prior to module development. Contribut...
Remedy Intelligent staffing is seeking Senior and Junior HRIS Specialists. We are currently seeking Junior and Senior level experiences. These are direct hire opportunities with an international company that offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. If you have previous Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) experience please apply today! Responsibilities • Performs a var...
La Crosse, WI
Job Overview: Supports My Macy's through creative Merchandise Presentations, seasonal fashion trend statements, dimensional visual presentations, promotional events, corporate shop concepts and divisional prototypes. Perform other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: - Partner with Store Management team to drive superior execution of visual merchandising priorities that align with store.Inf...
JOB DESCRIPTION Security Finance, a leader in finance, is seeking a Customer Service Representative to join our team. We are one of the largest national leaders in the small loan industry with over 1,000 offices we offer opportunities that others cannot match! The Customer Service Representative is responsible for collections as well as providing great customer service for customers over the phon...
La Crosse, WI
Forklift Operator Do you enjoy being a part of a team? Are you excited by driving machinery all day? If so, this role might be for you! Location: La Crosse, WI Purpose & Summary: The Forklift Operator loads and unloads trucks multiple times per day. The Forklift Operator performs a variety of warehouse tasks. Day-to-day responsibilities may include: · Operating a forklift · Sorting warehouse ...
La Crosse, WI, 54602
Why Kwik Trip, Inc.? Because we are different! Whether you are looking to start a new career path or just looking to put a little extra cash in your pocket, Kwik Trip has exciting, fast-paced employment opportunities. Kwik Trip, Inc. is a unique company because we share 40% of our pre-tax profits with our co-workers and have a philosophy of treating our co-workers like we would like to be treated....
La Crosse, WI, 54602
If you are looking for an extraordinary opportunity to be a high-performing sales leader and are passionate about providing exceptional customer service, Sprint Store by Wireless Lifestyle may be the right place for you to pursue a rewarding career. Wireless Lifestyle is a Sprint Preferred Retailer committed to providing Sprint customers superior customer service. The average Retail Sales Associa...
La Crosse, WI, 54602
tbd Be Part of the New APAC! APAC Customer Services, Inc., an EGS Company, is all NEW- New Attitude, New Outlook, and New Opportunities! We want you to meet the new APAC. Our core values of excellence, teamwork, trust, respect and integrity are paramount to helping us fulfill our mission of creating “the best place to work in the community in which we do business.” APAC, ranked one of the large...
La Crosse, WI, 54603
Are you looking for a new challenge in accounting while further advancing your career? Marine Credit Union Enterprise invites you to consider joining our progressive financial institution during this exciting time for our organization! We are a full service Credit Union enterprise offering financial, insurance, and lending services for our members. Based in beautiful La Crosse, Wisconsin, with loc...
LA CROSSE, WI, 54603
UPS Freight is hiring individuals to work as Full-Time City Drivers. This position involves the driving of a tractor-trailer and the daily pick up and delivery of freight from numerous commercial and residential customers on a given route. City Drivers must pass a DOT physical and successfully pass a road test. Qualified applicants must have a valid Class A Commercial Drivers’ License with Haz-Ma...
La Crosse, WI, 54603
Our Support Center located in La Crosse WI, has an opportunity for a full time Programmer/Analyst for Windows platforms including Web and traditional applications. This position is responsible for conceptualizing, designing, coding, testing, implementing, documenting, and supporting high quality applications. The selected person will participate in setting organizational web development strategy, ...
La Crosse, WI, 54603
This highly self-motivated individual will have the opportunity to complete a variety of responsibilities including but not limited to: preparation of projections, forecasts, reporting and analysis to communicate financial and operating performance to key external and internal users of financial information; provide key back up and assistance in maintaining the company’s debt capital structure, in...
La Crosse, WI, 54603
Professional Transportation, Inc. is looking for van drivers to help transport railroad crew members in your area. No CDL is required! We are looking for safe, dedicated, customer service oriented, dependable people who want to work either full or part time. We are a growing company whose business is increasing with first, second, and third shifts available. We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a wee...

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