Defiance Jobs

  • Class A CDL Flatbed Company Driver

    Builders Transportation Company - Defiance, OH

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    from Builders Transportation Company - 19 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Defiance, OH

    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 - 12 days ago
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Defiance, OH

    Need another $5k in YOUR pocket?Heck Yeah! You may already know us as a top paying company— now we are the top paying company! We boosted pay in our Primary Commercial Zone! We...

    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 11 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 September 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