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Shreveport, Louisiana Overview

Sitting along the banks of the Red River, Shreveport, Louisiana is the seat of Caddo Parish. The city's population is estimated at 199,300, making it the third largest city in the state. The city is also home to Louisiana State University in Shreveport. The university currently enrolls around 4,000 students and employs about 140 academic staff. Here, students can choose from 25 undergraduate degrees, 12 master's degrees and one doctoral program.

The cost of living in Shreveport is 14.1 percent lower than the state average and 18.1 percent lower than the national average. Residents in Shreveport enjoy goods, services, transportation, utilities, health care, housing and groceries that are all lower than the national average. In fact, the average price for coffee in Shreveport is $3.94, which is 7.1 percent below the national average. Plus, the average price of gas in Shreveport is $3.01, which is 7.6 percent less than national average.

Shreveport Job Opportunities

With 14,300 employees, the State of Louisiana offers the most Shreveport jobs by far. The second largest employer for jobs in Shreveport is Barksdale Air Force Base, with around 9,000 employees. Shreveport, LA jobs in healthcare are also growing. Currently, Willis-Knighton Health System and Christus Schumpert Health System are both top employers in the city with around 5,500 and 2,000 employees, respectively.

Since the state government offers tax incentives, Shreveport actually has the third-largest film industry in the country, preceded only by New York City and Los Angeles. Since the area has many specialized sound stages and an outdoor wave pool controlled by a computer specifically for making these films, those interested in movies should look for one of these jobs in Shreveport, LA. A few of the movies filmed in Shreveport include Premonition, The Guardian and Year One.

Those who can't find any Shreveport jobs that suit their needs can also look for jobs in Minden, LA. The top employer in this area is the Webster Parish School Board with nearly 1,000 workers. Other top employers include Kenyan Enterprises, Inc. with 428 employees, Minden Medical Center with 515 workers and Springhill Medical Center with 230 employees.

Shreveport Employment Trends

As of July 2014, the unemployment rate in Shreveport was at 7.1 percent. While this was higher than the state unemployment rate of 5.4 percent and the national unemployment rate of 6.2 percent, it has been slowly dropping. The area has also seen job growth in construction, leisure and hospitality and business services.

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Shreveport, LA
Drive-In. Move Up! Company Summary Sonic dates back to 1953, when Troy N Smith, a Shawnee, Oklahoma, entrepreneur, opened Top Hat Drive-In. The restaurant became Sonic America’s Drive-In. Soon it became known for its “Service at the Speed of Sound.” In 1967, D.L. Rogers Corp. was formed by Don L. Rogers in Eureka, Kansas. Don was soon building restaurants in the Midwest section of the Sun Belt. ...
Are you influential? Candidates with winning personalities are needed to build solid relationships with automotive dealers. Earning potential is great for a motivated individual in this fast paced yet flexible position. Extensive business development and tracking information is provided to support your sales effort. Knowledge of automotive retailing or auto finance is essential for success in this...
Shreveport, LA
Job Description: Symmetry Financial Group is seeking motivated, career-minded individuals to join our team, helping American families protect their homes. We are currently looking for representatives ranging from entry level to experienced professionals seeking a different, more rewarding career and lifestyle. Representatives are responsible for meeting with and serving families that have reques...
Shreveport, LA, 71101
Automotive Center Manager Job Description: Looking for a great place to work? See why thousands of Automotive Center Managers have chosen to work with us. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Our locations are run and staffed by people like you - professionals who enjoy what they do. Our managers 'own' their location. Sales, inventory, customer retention, scheduli...
Shreveport, LA, 71101
Automotive Technician Job Description: Looking for a great place to work? See why thousands of Auto Technicians have chosen to work with us. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Our automotive centers are run and staffed by professionals who enjoy what they do. Our automotive techs keep busy during the day. They diagnose customer vehicle problems, accurately presc...
About the Job If you are an experienced outside sales professional looking for an opportunity to grow your career with an employer who’s on the cutting edge of the communications industry, then join TEC. History TEC has been connecting people since 1923. Our history dates back to providing basic telephone service to isolated rural communities. As communication needs evolved, so did TEC. TEC is ...
Shreveport, LA, 71101
The Spine Institute of Louisiana is seeking polished, skilled, and energetic individuals to add to our team of professionals: The successful candidates will have the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, have great attention to detail; good organizational skills, a solid work ethic, and outstanding customer service skills. These positions provide the first impression of the clinic to o...
Shreveport, LA, 71101
We have been exclusively retained by one of the leading private equity firms in the energy sector to find an Operations Controller for one of their portfolio companies in the Shreveport, Louisiana area. The company has established itself as a leading provider of activated carbon products for performance in emission control applications. The Operations Controller provides leadership and coordinati...
Shreveport, LA, 71101
The Broyles Group, LLC is seeking an experienced Accounting Supervisor to join its team in Shreveport, LA. The Broyles Group is a parent company that oversees the functions of multiple subsidiaries related to logistics, warehousing, fleet management, fuel, and oilfield services. The Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the accounting staff, who perform the day to day processin...
Shreveport, LA, 71104
STORE MANAGEMENT (Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Area Manager) Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nation's largest fashion apparel and home furnishings retailers with annual sales exceeding $7.5 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum value to its shoppers, with fairly priced merchandise complemented by exceptional customer service. Dillard's stores offer a broad selection of me...
JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES · Write machine programs for CNC punching machines. · Review drawings prior to programming of machines and releasing to the shop floor. · Implement revision control and filing system for CNC programs. · Assist in designing tooling · Implement continuous improvement process · Identify and implement programming improvements that focus on increased machine utilizat...
Hardware Resources is the fastest growing manufacturer of cabinet hardware in the United States. We believe in quality, integrity, and reliability. We uphold the highest standards of service and responsibility in the industry and provide a diverse work team, continuous improvement, and a fast paced environment. At Hardware Resources we create a family environment in which employees are valued, mo...
Shreveport, LA, 71109
Libbey Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of glass tableware products with over 6,000 associates and manufacturing facilities across the world. We strive to create value by delivering quality products, great service and strong financial results through the power of our people worldwide. We are proud of our 100+ years of history and even more excited about the future ahead. At Libbe...
Shreveport, LA
Advertising Sales Account Executive Job Description LogoNation, the leader in community oriented advertising, is rapidly expanding our outside sales team. We are seeking self-motivated and dynamic Sales and Marketing Account Executives for our increasing sales opportunities selling advertising on The Original CommuniTee—our unique community promotion t-shirt. The CommuniTee is a creatively desi...
Shreveport, LA
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Wire Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Wire Technicians work both inside and outside and are res...
Shreveport, LA
Truck Driving Job With CDL Training Provided! No experience needed! - We'll provide you with a complete CDL training program at a top-notch truck driving school. PAM Transport Offers: Earn up to $40,000 1st Year! $1,200 Sign-On Bonus! No upfront CDL training costs! No experience needed! No credit checks! We're currently hiring new truck drivers and providing a full truck driver training co...
Shreveport, LA
Fab Tech II - ( 15001708 ) Description You can "build things" anywhere . . . so choose to work for a company that values what you bring to the table, provides you with an opportunity to succeed, challenges your skills, grows your talent, makes safety a priority, and gives you the chance to build a real career – one filled with challenge, passion, pride, and satisfaction. Check out our openings a...
Shreveport, LA
Commodity Manager - ( 15001311 ) Description If you have a talent for sourcing and commodity management, your new career awaits you at the Manitowoc Company! As Commodity Manager, you will be responsible for the sourcing and management of the supply chain for direct and indirect materials and services for Manitowoc Foodservice. This includes responsibilities as a member of the FSG Global Supply...
Shreveport, LA
Director Human Resources - ( 15001357 ) Description If you have a “passion for people,” then you could be our next Director of Human Resources with Manitowoc Foodservice, Shreveport*. As the Director of Human Resources you will directs and administers policies relating to all phases of human resources activity for a workforce of approximately 550 employees. Reporting directly to the Director o...
Shreveport, LA
Work how you’d like and where you’d like, make your own schedule. It doesn’t matter if you come from Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Administrative or any other field or if you are just looking for a part time career to supplement your current income, AVON is looking for you to become Independent Sales Representative. You can start an AVON business and EMPOWER your life. Avon is an icon...

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