Chambersburg Jobs

  • Quality Assurance Supervisor

    Torcomp - Chambersburg, PA

    TORCOMP is seeking to fill a Quality Assurance Supervisor position in our new facility in Chambersburg, PA. In addition to the personnel responsibilities of staffing and training,...

    from TORCOMP - 26 days ago
  • CDL-A Truck Driver - Dedicated Runs

    Marten Transport - Chambersburg, PA

    NOW OFFERING DRY VAN RUNS! Marten Transport is hiring qualified drivers for dedicated driving opportunities pulling Refrigerated & Dry Van trailers. In addition to offering...

    from Marten Transport - 9 days ago
  • The Best in Regional Truck Driver Careers

    Averitt Express - Chambersburg, PA

    The Best in Regional Truck Driver Careers $2,000 Sign-On Bonus For some drivers, trucking is more of a passion than a job. At Averitt, we've built our fleet around people with...

    from Averitt Express - 12 days ago
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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Chambersburg is a borough in Pennsylvania, United States. It is southwest of Harrisburg in the Cumberland Valley, part of the Great Appalachian Valley. The borough is the county seat of Franklin County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough's population was 17,862. Its settlement began in 1730 when water mills were built along the creek that now runs through the centre of the town. Its history includes episodes related to the French and Indian War, the Whiskey Rebellion, John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, and the American Civil War. It is located along the Lincoln Highway, US 30, between McConnellsburg and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and along US 11 between Shippensburg, Pennsylvania and Hagerstown, Maryland.

Chambersburg Economy

The surrounding area has a large farming population, including many Amish and Mennonite families. Franklin county's largest crop is maize , with 579 farms that cover of land. Franklin also has 344 wheat farms and 299 barley farms which combined cover . Manufacturing in Chambersburg includes machinery production, metal fabrication, and food processing. According to the 1997 Economic Census of Franklin County, the largest sectors by payroll were manufacturing, retail trade, and health care and social assistance. The economy of the area is still largely based on agriculture. Retail stores such as Wal-Mart and Lowe's serve the population with jobs and basic needs. The Chambersburg Mall, which houses four anchor stores plus about fifty smaller stores, is located in the unincorporated village of Scotland, about four miles north of town on Interstate 81. The city's location on Interstate 81 within 100 miles of both Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland encourages trucking and...more

Chambersburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chambersburg are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Chambersburg Industries

The leading industries in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Chambersburg job listings indicate that the following industries in Chambersburg are hiring the most workers:

Chambersburg Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania is $26,676, and the median income of households in Chambersburg was $32,336.
 

Average Salaries in Chambersburg, PA

Chambersburg, PA

$27,000
 

According to our Chambersburg Trends data, the number of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania jobs has increased by 55% since October 2013.
Chambersburg job trends

Chambersburg Employment Statistics

Population of Chambersburg
Total population 17,862
Male 44.98%
Female 55.02%
Median age 40.0
  
Chambersburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 50.4%
Median cost of a home $86,900
Median mortgage payment $560
Renter-occupied homes 49.6%
Vacant housing 7.0%
Median monthly rent $433
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,803
Median for all female full-time $21,548
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 40%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 7%
  
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 51%
Separated 2%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 11%
  
Race
White 88%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 1%
Other 3%
  
Chambersburg Commute
Carpool 15.0%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 20 minutes