Blacksburg Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Blacksburg, VA

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 7 days ago
  • Orthodontist

    Kool Smiles - Blacksburg, VA

    Here at Kool Smiles, our teams don’t just shape smiles – they shape the lives of families every single day. Working at Kool Smiles means being challenged, having fun, and being...

    from Kool Smiles - 18 hours ago
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    CRST Malone - Blacksburg, VA

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    from CRST Malone - 6 days ago
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Blacksburg, Virginia

Blacksburg is an incorporated town located in Montgomery County, Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 39,573 - the most populous town in Virginia. Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and Radford are the three principal jurisdictions of the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses those jurisdictions and all of Montgomery County for statistical purposes. Blacksburg is dominated economically and demographically by the presence of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University , a Virginia land-grant university.

Blacksburg Economy

The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center is home to several companies of varying sizes including VTLS, Honeywell, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine,, and the National Weather Service which maintains its Southwestern Virginia headquarters there. Notable natives *Bob Roop, American heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler *Brandon Stokley, NFL wide receiver for the Denver Broncos *Fran Tarkenton, NFL Hall of Fame member *Henry Lee Lucas, serial killer, claimed to have killed 350+ victims Points of interest * Hahn Horticulture Garden * Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Blacksburg are Management, professional, and related occupations, 48%; Sales and office occupations, 19%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 50 percent of workers in Blacksburg, Virginia work for companies, 39 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Blacksburg Industries

The leading industries in Blacksburg, Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 42%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 14%; and Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Blacksburg job listings indicate that the following industries in Blacksburg are hiring the most workers:

Blacksburg Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Blacksburg, Virginia is $30,725, and the median income of households in Blacksburg was $22,513.

Average Salaries in Blacksburg, VA

Blacksburg, VA


According to our Blacksburg Trends data, the number of Blacksburg, Virginia jobs has decreased by 47% since September 2013.
Blacksburg job trends

Blacksburg Employment Statistics

Population of Blacksburg
Total population 39,573
Male 55.95%
Female 44.05%
Median age 21.9
Blacksburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 30.4%
Median cost of a home $144,000
Median mortgage payment $748
Renter-occupied homes 69.6%
Vacant housing 4.2%
Median monthly rent $553
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $37,129
Median for all female full-time $24,321
Household Income
Less than $10,000 22%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 11%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4%
High school graduate 11%
Some college, no degree 13%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 25%
Graduate degree 39%
Marital Status
Never married 66%
Currently married 27%
Separated 1%
Widowed 2%
Divorced 3%
White 86%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 8%
Other 1%
Blacksburg Commute
Carpool 8.5%
Public transportation 7.0%
Average travel time 15 minutes