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339 Jobs in Lafayette, La

Lafayette is a city steeped in traditional Cajun and Creole culture. It’s a vibrant city famous worldwide for its music and cuisine. The city is dubbed “The Hub City” for its central role in the Gulf Coast’s gas and oil industry. The job market has seen new employment become available in many sectors. The city is home to around 126,000 people, with the job market increasing by 0.3% the past year. The future job growth is predicted to be 12.2% over the next decade, largely due to oil and gas. Lafayette residents have an average yearly income of $28,845 and a median household income of $45,682. Continue reading to learn more about Lafayette and of future job openings.

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There are plenty of job opportunities across most sectors in Lafayette. LHC Group, Acadian Ambulance, Lafayette General Health, Schumacher Clinical Partners, and ATC Group Services are all hugely popular and advertise regular job opportunities. Other companies in Lafayette that are actively recruiting are Stuller, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, SHRM Catering Services, and Dupre Logistics. There are also several large privately owned food manufacturers, locksmith services, and international bioresources companies that rank highly among employees in the city. Therefore, no matter your interests there will be a job for you in Lafayette, Zoek can help guide you through the process applying for the perfect job.

Lafayette is rich in culture and cuisine. There is a huge variety of live entertainment available all year round. The city won the title as “America’s Happiest City”, which is easy to see in this bustling college town. The University of Louisiana does not only provide local job opportunities but gives the area a thriving arts scene with student theatre production and events running year round. Downtown is Lafayette’s economic and cultural hub, with many attractions within walking distance. The city offers some of the best restaurants the state has to offer with vibrant bars, coffee shops and regular festivals. The city boasts of a diverse shopping experience, too. The art scene in the city is truly thriving with the Acadiana Center for Arts bringing in visitors every year. Lafayette also benefits from year-round wonderful weather.


Some of the South’s strongest industries are found in Lafayette. Some of the largest employers are Baker Hughes, Bell Helicopter, Bizzuka, and Fenstermaker. The city also has a number of other major employers that hire new employees regularly such as Golfballs.com, a fast-growing company selling sporting goods, and Halliburton, one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy sector. The city is also home to Tabasco, the famous hot sauce producer, which employs many people in the area. If Lafayette sounds like the place for you, contact Zoek now for help applying and securing the perfect job.