Chester Jobs

  • Flatbed Truck Driver – Class A CDL

    Swift Transportation - Chester, VA

    Experienced Flatbed Drivers Wanted! INCREASED MILEAGE PAY: Our Flatbed Truck Drivers are now earning more per mile! At Swift Transportation, we know that consistency is crucial...

    from Swift Transportation - 2 days ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver Jobs

    Arnold Transportation - Chester, VA

    Class A CDL Drivers get consistent weekly miles driving upgraded equipment without ever leaving the region. This is Arnold Transportation, the Original regional carrier. For 75...

    from Arnold Transportation - 18 hours ago
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    Swift Transportation Co - Chester, VA

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    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 11 days ago
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Chester, Virginia

Chester is a census-designated place in Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States. The population was 17,890 at the 2000 census. Chester's original "downtown" was is defined by being a stop on the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad. The Chester Station was the scene of a battle during the American Civil War. Chester today is a bedroom community along State Route 10. Recent commercial development in Chester has emerged at the sprawling intersection of SR 10 and U.S. Route 1 near the on-ramp to Interstate 95.

Chester Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chester are Management, professional, and related occupations, 35%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 15%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Chester, Virginia work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Chester Industries

The leading industries in Chester, Virginia are Manufacturing, 17%; Educational, health and social services, 15%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Chester job listings indicate that the following industries in Chester are hiring the most workers:

Chester Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Chester, Virginia is $37,231, and the median income of households in Chester was $53,171.

Average Salaries in Chester, VA

Chester, VA


According to our Chester Trends data, the number of Chester, Virginia jobs has increased by 7% since July 2013.
Chester job trends

Chester Employment Statistics

Population of Chester
Total population 17,890
Male 48.69%
Female 51.31%
Median age 35.2
Chester Housing
Owner-occupied homes 75.9%
Median cost of a home $122,200
Median mortgage payment $788
Renter-occupied homes 24.1%
Vacant housing 3.2%
Median monthly rent $621
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $44,167
Median for all female full-time $30,295
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 25%
$75,000 to $99,999 17%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 27%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 19%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 22%
Currently married 61%
Separated 2%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 9%
White 83%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
Chester Commute
Carpool 10.6%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 25 minutes

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