Chester Jobs

  • Sales Agent (Insurance / Business)

    Farmer's Insurance - Chester, WV

    Farmers Group, Inc. was founded in 1928, and has since grown to be the country’s third-largest home and auto carrier as well as the top special product carrier in the U.S. We are...

    from Farmer's Insurance - 2 days ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver – OTR- 866-501-7096

    Hogan - Chester, WV

    Class A CDL truck drivers, our Over the Road routes will keep you driving and give you quality home time! We have a run in your area. Know where your next mile is coming from.

    from Hogan - 11 days ago
  • Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Drivers 1-866-538-3896

    CRST Malone - Chester, WV

    Flatbed Owner Operators... DON’T JUST DRIVE, BELONG! $248,446Top Income Call a recruiter today and learn more about how we take care of our people. $2000 Sign-On...

    from CRST Malone - 6 days ago
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Chester, West Virginia

Chester is a city in Hancock County, West Virginia along the Ohio River. It is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,592 at the 2000 census. Chester was established in 1896, but not incorporated until 1907. The city is named for J.C. McDonald, one of the city's original planners, and is the northernmost establishment in West Virginia. Chester is home to the Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort, a popular regional attraction, and the Chester teapot, the World's Largest Teapot.

Chester Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chester are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 18%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Chester, West Virginia work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Chester Industries

The leading industries in Chester, West Virginia are Manufacturing, 27%; Educational, health and social services, 15%; and Retail trade, 12%. 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, West Virginia is $24,674, and the median income of households in Chester was $28,550.

Average Salaries in Chester, WV

Chester, WV


According to our Chester Trends data, the number of Chester, West Virginia jobs has decreased by 10% since September 2013.
Chester job trends

Chester Employment Statistics

Population of Chester
Total population 2,592
Male 46.80%
Female 53.20%
Median age 40.4
Chester Housing
Owner-occupied homes 66.3%
Median cost of a home $59,900
Median mortgage payment $437
Renter-occupied homes 33.7%
Vacant housing 10.0%
Median monthly rent $403
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,625
Median for all female full-time $18,724
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 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 51%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 56%
Separated 2%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 10%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Chester Commute
Carpool 7.5%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 20 minutes

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