Fort Wayne Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Fort Wayne, IN

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 11 days ago
  • Critical Care Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Fort Wayne, IN

    Critical Care Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
  • CDL A Flatbed Truck Drivers – NEW Sign-on Bonus

    Western Express - Fort Wayne, IN

    Truckers, want a good paycheck you can count on? Thanks to our solid, long-term customer base, we can keep our OTR flatbed drivers rolling. And, when you drive for Western Express...

    from Western Express - 1 day ago
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Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne is a city in northeastern Indiana, USA and the county seat of Allen County. Fort Wayne is Indiana's second largest city after Indianapolis. As of 2007, the city has an estimated population of 248,637, making it the 70th largest city in the U.S.. In 2005, the combined metropolitan population was 565,606. Nearly equidistant from Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit, it has historically served as a transportation and communications center for the region, and an incubator for many products and companies. Fort Wayne is named after Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne. The United States Army built this last in a series of forts near the community of Kekionga, the largest of all Miami villages, which is located where the St. Joseph River and St. Marys River join to form the Maumee River.

Fort Wayne Economy

In the mid-20th century, Fort Wayne was a major manufacturing center of the northeastern United States. Major employers included General Electric, Westinghouse, International Harvester, and Tokheim gasoline pumps. Phelps Dodge, Rea Wire, and Essex Wire comprised the largest concentration of copper and enamel wire manufacturing in the world. In the latter half of the 20th century, shifts in manufacturing patterns led to the reduction of the number of manufacturing plants and jobs. However, as of 2006 the top employer of full-time employees in Fort Wayne is General Motors Fort Wayne Assembly where the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks are assembled. Reflecting the transition of the city's economy to health services, aerospace and communications engineering, insurance, and consumer services, other non-governmental employers within the top ten are: Lutheran Health Network, Parkview Health Systems, ITT Aerospace & Communications Division, Lincoln Financial Group, and...more

Fort Wayne Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fort Wayne are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Fort Wayne, Indiana work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Fort Wayne Industries

The leading industries in Fort Wayne, Indiana are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 21%; Manufacturing, 19%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Fort Wayne job listings indicate that the following industries in Fort Wayne are hiring the most workers:

Fort Wayne Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fort Wayne, Indiana is $32,444, and the median income of households in Fort Wayne was $38,063.

Average Salaries in Fort Wayne, IN

Fort Wayne, IN


According to our Fort Wayne Trends data, the number of Fort Wayne, Indiana jobs has decreased by 31% since September 2013.
Fort Wayne job trends

Fort Wayne Employment Statistics

Population of Fort Wayne
Total population 219,346
Male 48.70%
Female 51.30%
Median age 33.2
Fort Wayne Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.7%
Median cost of a home $87,700
Median mortgage payment $577
Renter-occupied homes 36.3%
Vacant housing 12.0%
Median monthly rent $568
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,450
Median for all male full-time $36,698
Median for all female full-time $28,190
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 32%
Currently married 49%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 12%
White 76%
Black or African American 17%
Asian 2%
Other 5%
Fort Wayne Commute
Carpool 9.5%
Public transportation 0.8%
Average travel time 20 minutes