Chesapeake Jobs

  • Heavy Duty Mechanic

    Twin Disc Mid-atlantic - Chesapeake, VA

    Twin Disc Mid-Atlantic-Chesapeake, VA is a distributor of High Quality Twin Disc HD Marine & Industrial Off-Highway Transmissions and we have a rare CAREER opportunity for a...

    from Twin Disc Mid-Atlantic - 20 days ago
  • Delivery Driver (6060307)

    Aaron's Inc - Chesapeake, VA

    : Aaron’s has a long legacy as an industry leader, with continued growth regardless of the economy. In business since 1955, we have grown to over 2,000 stores across North America...

    from Aaron's, Inc - 2 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Chesapeake, 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 - 6 days ago
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Chesapeake, Virginia

Chesapeake is an independent city located in the South Hampton Roads region of eastern Virginia in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 199,184, and it has grown by about 10% since.

Chesapeake Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chesapeake are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 12%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Chesapeake, Virginia work for companies, 22 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Chesapeake Industries

The leading industries in Chesapeake, Virginia are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 20%; Retail trade, 11%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Chesapeake job listings indicate that the following industries in Chesapeake are hiring the most workers:

Chesapeake Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Chesapeake, Virginia is $42,142, and the median income of households in Chesapeake was $60,817.

Average Salaries in Chesapeake, VA

Chesapeake, VA


According to our Chesapeake Trends data, the number of Chesapeake, Virginia jobs has increased by 33% since September 2013.
Chesapeake job trends

Chesapeake Employment Statistics

Population of Chesapeake
Total population 214,835
Male 48.12%
Female 51.88%
Median age 35.8
Chesapeake Housing
Owner-occupied homes 73.1%
Median cost of a home $218,400
Median mortgage payment $1,025
Renter-occupied homes 26.9%
Vacant housing 1.9%
Median monthly rent $786
Average Income
Median for all workers $32,192
Median for all male full-time $48,988
Median for all female full-time $35,296
Household Income
Less than $10,000 4%
$10,000 to $14,999 3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 22%
$75,000 to $99,999 17%
$100,000 to $149,999 14%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 55%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 9%
White 67%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 2%
Other 1%
Chesapeake Commute
Carpool 11.9%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 24 minutes