Chesapeake Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Ansted, WV

    C.R. England is now hiring Dedicated Truck Drivers. C.R. Englands Dedicated division is growing at a rapid pace and we need Company Truck Drivers to fill the need As a Dedicated...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • New Pay Increase for Recent CDL A Truck Driver Grads

    Dart Co - Charleston, WV

    New Pay Increase for recent CDL A grads. Now start out earning more - 34 CPM then after 180 days 36 CPM. At one year you will move to 40 CPM with annual raises. Get your truck...

    from Dart Co - 5 days ago
  • CDL A Truck Driver/Owner Operators-Home Wkly & Great Contract Rate

    Dart Transit - Charleston, WV

    CALL ABOUT OUR GREAT CONTRACT RATE. Dart Transit has immediate opportunities for CDL A Owner Operator truck drivers for our Ohio Short Haul route. You will operate primarily...

    from Dart Transit - 5 days ago
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Chesapeake, West Virginia

Chesapeake is a town in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,643 at the 2000 census. Chesapeake was incorporated in 1949 and named for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway which has serviced the community since 1873. The town is situated on the Kanawha River. It is also the hometown of NFL player Chris Massey, long snapper for the St. Louis Rams.

Chesapeake Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chesapeake are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Service occupations, 21%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 19%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Chesapeake, West Virginia work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Chesapeake Industries

The leading industries in Chesapeake, West Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 26%; Transportation and warehousing, and utilities, 10%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 8%. 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, West Virginia is $26,023, and the median income of households in Chesapeake was $29,526.

Average Salaries in Chesapeake, WV

Chesapeake, WV


According to our Chesapeake Trends data, the number of Chesapeake, West Virginia jobs has decreased by 88% since August 2013.
Chesapeake job trends

Chesapeake Employment Statistics

Population of Chesapeake
Total population 1,643
Male 45.40%
Female 54.60%
Median age 43.3
Chesapeake Housing
Owner-occupied homes 66.1%
Median cost of a home $65,100
Median mortgage payment $541
Renter-occupied homes 33.9%
Vacant housing 11.9%
Median monthly rent $400
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,588
Median for all female full-time $21,458
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 22%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 22%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 2%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18%
High school graduate 44%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 50%
Separated 2%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 14%
White 89%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Chesapeake Commute
Carpool 8.4%
Public transportation 6.3%
Average travel time 28 minutes

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