Defiance Jobs

  • Company Truck Driver - OTR, Dedicated, Regional & Expedited Hazmat Teams

    Pam Transport - Defiance, OH

    PAM Transport is now hiring company drivers for otr, dedicated and regional opportunities as well as expedited hazmat teams!We offer excellent support, yearly increases, and...

    from Pam Transport - 3 days ago
  • Owner Operators - OTR Solo & Team Truck Driver - CDL-A

    Con-Way Truckload - Defiance, OH

    Solo and team owner operators - OTR truck driving Positions availableCon-way Truckload is hiring experienced solo owner operators and owner operator teams for dedicated driving...

    from Con-way Truckload - 12 days ago
  • Flatbed Truck Driver – Class A CDL

    Swift Transportation - Defiance, OH

    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 - 4 days ago
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Defiance, Ohio

:For the band of the same name, see Defiance, Ohio . Defiance is a city located in northwestern Ohio, in Defiance County, about 55 miles southwest of Toledo. The population was 16,465 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Defiance County . The city was the location of Fort Defiance, built by General "Mad" Anthony Wayne in August 1794 at the confluence of the Auglaize and Maumee rivers. Today a lone pair of cannons outside the city library overlooks the confluence and marks the site of the original Fort Defiance, which over looks the historic Maumee River.

Defiance Economy

Defiance's economy is based on the manufacturing of a variety of goods. The biggest employer is General Motors Powertrain division. Other manufactures include fiberglass , auto parts, and farming food products.

Defiance Careers

Among the most common occupations in Defiance are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%. Approximately 83 percent of workers in Defiance, Ohio work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Defiance Industries

The leading industries in Defiance, Ohio are Manufacturing, 35%; Educational, health and social services, 14%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Defiance job listings indicate that the following industries in Defiance are hiring the most workers:

Defiance Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Defiance, Ohio is $30,630, and the median income of households in Defiance was $41,670.

Average Salaries in Defiance, OH

Defiance, OH


According to our Defiance Trends data, the number of Defiance, Ohio jobs has increased by 3% since July 2013.
Defiance job trends

Defiance Employment Statistics

Population of Defiance
Total population 16,465
Male 48.48%
Female 51.52%
Median age 35.2
Defiance Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.4%
Median cost of a home $82,800
Median mortgage payment $558
Renter-occupied homes 29.6%
Vacant housing 6.9%
Median monthly rent $478
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $37,322
Median for all female full-time $23,938
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 20%
$50,000 to $74,999 22%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 42%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 54%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 11%
White 89%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 0%
Other 7%
Defiance Commute
Carpool 9.3%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 17 minutes