Defiance Jobs

  • Quickway Carriers CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Quickway Carriers - Defiance, OH

    Quickway Carriers is seeking PROFESSIONAL COMPANY DRIVERS to fill our truck driving positions right now! We offer CDL-A Company Truck Drivers HOME TIME, BENEFITS and ALL THE...

    from Quickway Carriers - 6 hours ago
  • Experienced CDL-A Team Truck Drivers – .56cpm Split!

    Navajo Express - Defiance, OH

    Hiring experienced CDL-A team truck drivers! Bonus Pay Through Dec. 31st! * Call 866-672-4002 to speak with a recruiter today! * Earn .56cpm SPLIT with 5,000 miles PER WEEK! *...

    from Navajo Express - 1 day ago
  • Delivery Driver (6294281)

    Aaron's Inc - Defiance, OH

    : Aaron’s has a long legacy as an industry leader, with continued growth regardless of the economy. In business since 1955, we have grown to over 2,000 stores across North America...

    from Aaron's, Inc - 6 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 October 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