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Louisville, Kentucky Overview

As the largest city in Kentucky, Louisville is home to 756,832 people. It is also home to cultural attractions like the Kentucky Science Center and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. Louisville is a historic city and one of the oldest ones west of the Appalachian Mountains. It is also quite modern.

According to Forbes, the cost of living in Louisville, KY is about 5.9 percent cheaper than the national average. The median annual household income is $48,818, and the median price for a home is $138,900. With the availability of jobs in Louisville, KY as well as the cheap cost of living and high standard of living, it's a city with a lot of potential for any jobseeker.

Louisville Job Opportunities

The biggest industries of Louisville are health care and tourism. Among the many tourist attractions is the Seelbach Hotel, which is known for once hosting Al Capone's sneaky business dealings as well as its mention in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. A vast variety of other hotels, luxury spas, extraordinary eateries and other businesses cater to the needs of the many tourists who come to Louisville each day. Many Louisville, KY jobs exist because of the consistent tourism industry.

Some of the major companies that are located in Louisville include CafePress, Papa John's Pizza, Texas Roadhouse, UPS Airlines, S.Y. Bancorp and SHPS. The Presbyterian Church U.S.A. is also located within the city. Louisville is also home to the headquarters of Yum! Brands, which owns Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

There are many auto-related jobs in Louisville. Two big Ford plants and a General Electric factory are located in Louisville. Also, the city is home to the GE Consumer and Industrial headquarters. Louisville also has a booming whiskey industry. In fact, about a third of all the bourbon that is produced comes from Louisville. American whiskey giant Brown-Forman even has its headquarters in the city. Nearby opportunities can be found with Lyndon jobs.

Louisville Employment Trends

As of July 2014, Louisville had an unemployment rate of 7.3 percent. That is slightly lower than the state of Kentucky's unemployment rate average of 7.5 percent, but it is higher than the national unemployment rate average of 6.3 percent. Louisville ranks 41st on Forbes' list for the cities that are the best places for business and careers. It rates 63rd among cities in the country for its job growth. Louisville jobs grew at a rate of 2.2 percent in 2013, and they are projected to grow at a rate of 2 percent in 2014.

There have been significant growth in the healthcare jobs in Louisville. Norton Healthcare, PharMerica, Signature HealthCARE and Kindred Healthcare are also in the city. They provide a great deal of Louisville jobs.

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Louisville, KY
BXI -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life BXI, 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 great family of drivers and...
Louisville, KY
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...
Mutual of Omaha offers exceptional opportunities as a Financial Advisor, where a career path is accomplished through your own professional achievements, not seniority or tenure. Mutual of Omaha provides its Financial Advisors with professional development through coaching and one-on-one interactions, while allowing for flexible scheduling and the potential to earn a rewarding income. As a Financi...
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...
louisville, KY
Award-winning safety record, great time off options, higher pay. Call Us Today! 1-866-880-1693 ü Pay for up to 10 years of verified experience ü Practical mileage pay ü Regularly scheduled pay increases ü Detention pay after 1 hour ü APU’s and Elogs in all OTR trucks ü Home EVERY WEEKEND available in many areas ü Full benefits Opportunities include: National OTR – Regional - Local Compa...
Louisville, KY
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...
Louisville, KY
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...
Louisville, KY
Looking for an opportunity where you can make a difference in the marketplace, receive high income for your efforts, be in control of your earnings and your future. If you enjoy helping others, then this could be a match for you: Incentive Trips Team Atmosphere Quality Products Advancement Opportunities Support and Training If you are a self-starter who is self-motivated and self-disciplined...
Louisville, KY
SALES—TECHNICAL ACCOUNT MANAGER Do you create your own plans and drive to achieve them? Are you an independent problem solver interested in a Hydraulics sales opportunity with the potential to create a lifetime career? Scott Industrial Systems is one of the nation’s leading fluid power distributors and is seeking a high energy individual with exceptional mechanical aptitude and people skills to f...
Louisville, KY, 40202
Boehl Stopher & Graves seeks Litigation Paralegal for insurance defense/civil litigation practice. The successful candidate will possess 2 to 5 years of litigation experiences with knowledge of federal and local court rules, forms, processes and procedures. Paralegal role includes answering discovery, mediation and trial preparation, summarizing depositions and medical records, deposition binders,...
Louisville, KY, 40201
New Year, New Pay! Watch your $$$ grow in 2015! Making More Just Makes Sense At CRST Expedited, we’ve got the freight and pay package your team needs. What else? Call and learn how fast you can get started. 866-809-7374 Pay for all occasions: Layover. Drop-off, Vacation etc. New Trucks with Late-Model Longest length of haul in the industry As an experienced driver you can make more as a l...
Louisville, KY, 40201
New Year, New Pay! Watch your $$$ Grow in 2015! See the country on our dime. Did you know you can earn more than $50k a year as a truck driver? 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 truc...
Louisville, KY, 40201
New Year, New Pay! Watch your $$$ Grow in 2015! Just earn your CDL-A? Call now to learn more about our new pay increase! 866-798-4497 You've just received your Class-A CDL trucking license. Now what? Now get driving! We've got the miles, benefits, and driver support you're looking for. Best of all, we’ll sweeten the deal with tuition reimbursement, just for you to launch your career in the righ...
Louisville, KY, 40210
Chemist supports the development of new polymer-based rheology additives. Planning and performing polymer synthesis reactions and performing application testing to support the developmental projects including detailed documentation. Optimization of products and chemical processes. Supporting production in product and raw material related topics. Qualifications: Bachelor in Science degree in Chem...
LOUISVILLE, KY, 40213
UPS Freight Truckload is hiring individuals to work as Full-time Dedicated OTR Dry Van Drivers. This position involves the driving of a tractor-trailer for the over-the-road delivery of freight to two or more locations. Dedicated drivers are primarily assigned to run freight for one customer, and may be assigned to an operation based at a specific customer location. These drivers are normally on t...
LOUISVILLE, KY, 40213
UPS Freight Truckload is hiring individuals to work as Full-time OTR Drivers. This position involves the driving of a tractor-trailer for the over-the-road delivery of freight to two or more locations. OTR drivers may take a load from any of our shippers, and deliver North and South east, and as far west as Waterloo, IA. These drivers are typically on the road 7-10 days at a time and normally pull...
LOUISVILLE, KY, 40213
The Flight Simulator Technician is responsible for repairing and monitoring a variety of simulator specific computer, hydraulic, and visual systems. Technician must be able to troubleshoot electronic equipment to the component level. Technician must have the ability to return to service all simulator equipment, using a broad knowledge gained from job experience. Position requires strong communicat...
Amatrol is a producer of skill-based, integrated technical learning systems. Our comprehensive training solutions include interactive multimedia as well as print-based student learning materials, teacher's guides, industrial quality hands-on training equipment, and instructor training. We are currently looking for Assembly Technicians who will complete or modify mechanical (hydraulic and pneumati...
Amatrol is a producer of skill-based, integrated technical learning systems. Our comprehensive training solutions include interactive multimedia as well as print-based student learning materials, teacher's guides, industrial quality hands-on training equipment, and instructor training. We are currently looking for Assembly Technicians who will complete or modify electronic and mechanical assembly...
Louisville, KY, 40241
Why drive a tractor trailer OTR when you can drive a sprinter van OTR and GET PAID MORE??? How would you like to drive a top of the line sprinter van all across the nation? We are an expedited trucking company in business for more than 30 years. We handle auto parts for all the major manufacturers as well as many other items for a variety of fortune 500 companies. You will literally live in the s...

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