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Shreveport Jobs Overview

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3,752
Job Openings
6.5%
Unemployment Rate
$37,890
Median Base Salary
197k
Population

Shreveport has the 99th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Shreveport area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Shreveport has the 107th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Shreveport is below average at $37,890, and the median cost of a home in Shreveport is $125,600, which is below the national average. 25% of workers in Shreveport hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Shreveport. 84% of Shreveport workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Shreveport spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Caddo Business and Career Solutions Center

2900 Dowdell Street
Shreveport, LA 71103
318-676-7788