Altoona Jobs

  • General Dentist - DDS / DMD (General Dental Practice)

    Aspen Dental - Altoona, PA

    Overview Dentist Altoona, PA Aspen Dental is on a mission to give America a healthy mouth. By joining Aspen Dental you are not only making a statement that you are committed to...

    from Aspen Dental - 1 day ago
  • Customer Care Representative

    Asurion - Altoona, PA

    About Asurion For two decades, Asurion has led the technology protection industry around the globe. The Company provides premier support solutions to enable optimum use of...

    from Asurion - 14 days ago
  • Sales Consultant

    AFLAC - Altoona, PA

    Aflac - Sales Consultant Company Overview - A leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States. - Insures more than 50 million people worldwide. - Provides policies to...

    from AFLAC, Inc. - 7 days ago
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Altoona, Pennsylvania

Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is the principal city of the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 49,523 at the 2000 census. Altoona-Blair County Airport is the commercial airport serving Altoona. The town is home to the Altoona Curve baseball team of the Double A Eastern League, which is the Double A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. It also houses the 75+ year-old Altoona Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Nicholas Palmer. Altoona is served by a career fire department of 65 personnel, the largest career department between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, PA.

Altoona Careers

Among the most common occupations in Altoona are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Altoona, Pennsylvania work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Altoona Industries

The leading industries in Altoona, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Retail trade, 14%; and Manufacturing, 11%. Simply Hired's Altoona job listings indicate that the following industries in Altoona are hiring the most workers:

Altoona Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Altoona, Pennsylvania is $25,046, and the median income of households in Altoona was $28,248.
 

Average Salaries in Altoona, PA

Altoona, PA

$25,000
 

According to our Altoona Trends data, the number of Altoona, Pennsylvania jobs has not changed since April 2013.
Altoona job trends

Altoona Employment Statistics

Population of Altoona
Total population 49,523
Male 46.91%
Female 53.09%
Median age 37.4
  
Altoona Housing
Owner-occupied homes 65.9%
Median cost of a home $58,000
Median mortgage payment $413
Renter-occupied homes 34.1%
Vacant housing 7.5%
Median monthly rent $381
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,851
Median for all female full-time $21,242
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 50%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 4%
  
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 48%
Separated 3%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 97%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
  
Altoona Commute
Carpool 12.8%
Public transportation 1.0%
Average travel time 18 minutes