The Covid-19 pandemic has done some major damage to the global workforce. The biggest reason is hundreds of thousands of front-line workers, were the first to get Covid-19 and die or get so sick, they can no longer work. Thus the entire world is dealing with a worker shortage. When you add the fact that folks are retiring and switching careers or working from home because of continued Covid threats in the workplace, you can better understand why there are so many companies desperate for workers.

Well, if you happen to be on the other side of this issue and looking for a big salary in the Lake Charles area, you are in luck. In fact, you may be surprised but there are more than 200 companies in SWLA that are paying their employees anywhere from $1,500 to more than $6,500 per week! Yep, and almost all of these job openings are for drivers. This market is wide open for job seekers looking for benefits and eager to make a lot of money.

They say if you have a CDL Class-A license, you are a #1 draft pick and could just about name your price in the trucking industry. To give you an idea of how much they are willing to pay drivers, below is a shortlist. Plus, a host of other career opportunities from employers paying top dollar for workers in the Lake Charles area.

CDL A Lease Purchase - Sign & Drive!
$6,750 per week

CDL A Owner Operator & Fleet Drivers - Full Time
Also Hiring Fleet Drivers at 25% of Line Haul Rate, 30% if your truck grosses more than $6,750 for the week.
Network Trans, LLC - Lake Charles, LA

Class A LP-$0 Down-All Credit OK-6 Mos Exp Required-Riders & Pets Day One
Weekly salary $5,100
Anfield Trucking, LLC in Lake Charles, LA

Human Resources Director- job post
Imperial Health
Lake Charles, LA 70601
$70,000 - $115,000 a year - Full-time Salary

Continuous Improvement Manager- job post
Carboline Company
Lake Charles, LA 70601
$70,000 - $115,000 a year - Full-time Salary

Executive Chef- job post
Sage Oak Assisted Living and Memory Care
Lake Charles, LA 70605
$60,000 - $70,000 a year - Full-time

Outdoor Early Learning Teacher in Lake Charles, LA- job post
Lake Charles, LA
$40 - $100 an hour - Part-time, Contract

Nurse Liaison - Assisted Living/Memory Care/Senior Housing- job post
Sage Oak Assisted Living and Memory Care
Lake Charles, LA 70605
$70,000 - $85,000 a year - Full-time

Production Supervisor- job post
KIK Consumer Products Inc.
Westlake, LA 70669
From $85,000 a year - Full-time

P-3 Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst- job post
Northrop Grumman
Lake Charles, LA 70615
$58,800 - $88,200 a year

Social Worker (PACT)- job post
US Veterans Health Administration
Lake Charles, LA
$54,727 - $86,074 a year - Full-time

Senior Disaster Grant Specialist- job post
K2 Project Management Solutions LLC
$75,000 - $90,000 a year - Full-time, Contract

Work Planner- job post
Brown & Root
$81,000 - $103,000 a year
Westlake, LA 70669

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