Columbia Jobs

  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Columbia, PA

    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 - 1 day ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver - Dedicated Intermodal Runs with Daily Home Time - 866-534-8794

    Swift Transportation - Columbia, PA

    New Dedicated Intermodal Opportunities with Swift Class A CDL Truck Driver - Daily Home Time Available At Swift Transportation, we’re confident that our Dedicated Intermodal...

    from Swift Transportation - 6 days ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver Jobs

    Arnold Transportation - Columbia, PA

    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 - 12 days ago
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Columbia, Pennsylvania

Columbia is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 28 miles southeast of Harrisburg on the Susquehanna River across from Wrightsville. Originally, the place was called "Wright's Ferry." It was founded in 1726 by English Quakers from Chester County. Population counts were these: in 1890, 10.199; in 1900, 12,316; in 1910, 11,454; in 1920, 10,836; and in 1940, 11,547. The population was 10,311 at the 2000 census.

Columbia Careers

Among the most common occupations in Columbia are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 87 percent of workers in Columbia, Pennsylvania work for companies, 5 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Columbia Industries

The leading industries in Columbia, Pennsylvania are Manufacturing, 34%; Retail trade, 13%; and Educational, health and social services, 12%. Simply Hired's Columbia job listings indicate that the following industries in Columbia are hiring the most workers:

Columbia Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Columbia, Pennsylvania is $27,638, and the median income of households in Columbia was $32,385.

Average Salaries in Columbia, PA

Columbia, PA


According to our Columbia Trends data, the number of Columbia, Pennsylvania jobs has increased by 108% since July 2013.
Columbia job trends

Columbia Employment Statistics

Population of Columbia
Total population 10,311
Male 47.16%
Female 52.84%
Median age 36.8
Columbia Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.6%
Median cost of a home $73,700
Median mortgage payment $528
Renter-occupied homes 39.4%
Vacant housing 6.7%
Median monthly rent $473
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,528
Median for all female full-time $22,748
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 23%
High school graduate 47%
Some college, no degree 12%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 5%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 47%
Separated 2%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 10%
White 93%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 0%
Other 2%
Columbia Commute
Carpool 17.1%
Public transportation 1.4%
Average travel time 20 minutes

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