Chester Jobs

  • NP/PA - Emergency Medicine

    Gaffney Medical Center - Chester, SC

    Gaffney Medical Center in Gaffney, South Carolina Hospital Website Profession: NP/PA Specialty: Emergency Medicine Status: Full-Time ED Volume:25k-35k Job Description *...

    from Gaffney Medical Center - 12 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Chester, SC

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 19 days ago
  • Flatbed Truck Driver – Class A CDL

    Swift Transportation - Chester, SC

    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 - 3 hours ago
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Chester, South Carolina

Chester is a city in Chester County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 6,476 at the 2000 census and center of an urban cluster with a total population of 11,140. It is the county seat of Chester County .

Chester Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chester are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 19%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 18%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Chester, South Carolina work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 2 percent are self-employed.

Chester Industries

The leading industries in Chester, South Carolina are Manufacturing, 29%; Educational, health and social services, 16%; and Retail trade, 9%. 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, South Carolina is $24,062, and the median income of households in Chester was $27,518.

Average Salaries in Chester, SC

Chester, SC


According to our Chester Trends data, the number of Chester, South Carolina jobs has increased by 15% since July 2013.
Chester job trends

Chester Employment Statistics

Population of Chester
Total population 6,476
Male 46.83%
Female 53.17%
Median age 33.6
Chester Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.4%
Median cost of a home $62,400
Median mortgage payment $454
Renter-occupied homes 39.6%
Vacant housing 11.1%
Median monthly rent $400
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,321
Median for all female full-time $20,802
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 24%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 33%
Currently married 44%
Separated 4%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 9%
White 37%
Black or African American 63%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Chester Commute
Carpool 25.2%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 24 minutes