Columbus Jobs

  • Sales Associate

    Chevrolet of Columbus - Columbus, IN

    Grand Opening of New Store! Yearly Base Salary! Plus Incentives and Bonuses! Become a Professional Automotive Sales Consultant NO AUTO EXPERIENCE NEEDED PREVIOUS RETAIL OR SALES...

    from Chevrolet of Columbus - 25 days ago
  • Dedicated Truck Driver CDL

    Nussbaum - Columbus, IN

    What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum offer? Dedicated Truck Driver Position. Excellent home time. Strong Pay! Consistent, predictable freight. We require 1 year of driving...

    from Nussbaum - 13 hours ago
  • Cavalry Scout - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Columbus, IN

    Imagine being able to tell your next employer: In the Army National Guard, I protected lives and property by providing on-site intelligence to my commanding officer that...

    from Army National Guard - 7 days ago
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Columbus, Indiana

Columbus is the county seat of Bartholomew County, Indiana. The population was 39,059 at the 2000 census. The current mayor is Fred Armstrong. It is a small city approximately 40 miles south of Indianapolis, on the east fork of the White River. It is also the principal city of the Columbus, Indiana metropolitan statistical area which encompasses all of Bartholomew County. Not only is Columbus an international architectural showplace, but Columbus is also currently ranked eleventh in the U.S. on the list of safest cities per population. In 2006, Columbus won the highly competitive national contest, "America in Bloom." In 2004 it was named as one of "The Ten Most Playful Towns" by Nick Jr. Family Magazine. The July 2005 edition of "GQ Magazine" named Columbus one of the "62 Reasons to Love Your Country." Columbus is the headquarters of the innovative, world-leading engine company, Cummins Inc.

Columbus Careers

Among the most common occupations in Columbus are Management, professional, and related occupations, 34%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%. Approximately 83 percent of workers in Columbus, Indiana work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Columbus Industries

The leading industries in Columbus, Indiana are Manufacturing, 34%; Educational, health and social services, 17%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Columbus job listings indicate that the following industries in Columbus are hiring the most workers:

Columbus Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Columbus, Indiana is $32,406, and the median income of households in Columbus was $41,723.

Average Salaries in Columbus, IN

Columbus, IN


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

Columbus Employment Statistics

Population of Columbus
Total population 39,059
Male 48.12%
Female 51.88%
Median age 36.4
Columbus Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.9%
Median cost of a home $111,900
Median mortgage payment $749
Renter-occupied homes 35.1%
Vacant housing 6.9%
Median monthly rent $579
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $40,367
Median for all female full-time $24,446
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 21%
Currently married 59%
Separated 1%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 13%
White 92%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 3%
Other 2%
Columbus Commute
Carpool 10.9%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 16 minutes