Harrisburg Jobs

  • Local Truck Driver - CDL

    J.B. Hunt Transport - Harrisburg, PA

    MON $3,000 sign on bonus - limited time only! As America's #1 intermodal carrier, J.B. Hunt provides steady miles and pay in our intermodal truck driving positions. Average annual...

    from J.B. Hunt Transport - 14 days ago
  • HOME DAILY & up to $1,000+/WK- Relocate for CDL Truck Driver Job

    US Xpress - Harrisburg, PA

    If you're looking for Great Pay and Daily Home Time on a dedicated route, this is the right opportunity for you! We're offering $5,000 in relocation assistance for CDL drivers to...

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
  • Experienced CDL-A Intermodal Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Harrisburg, PA

    Intermodal Driver Jobs Available Today! Marten Transport is now hiring experienced drivers for Intermodal opportunities. Marten Transport is seeking experienced drivers for...

    from Marten Transport - 5 days ago
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg is the capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a state of the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 48,950. The Harrisburg area population was 643,820, making it the fifth most populous metropolitan area in Pennsylvania, after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown and Scranton. Harrisburg is the county seat of Dauphin County and lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, 105 miles west-northwest of Philadelphia. Harrisburg has played a critical role in American history during the Westward Migration, the American Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. During part of the 19th century, the building of the Pennsylvania Canal and later the Pennsylvania Railroad, allowed Harrisburg to become one of the most industrialized cities in the Northeastern United States. Contrasted with its 1981 status as the second most distressed city in the nation, Harrisburg has undergone a dramatic economic change, with nearly $3 billion in new...more

Harrisburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Harrisburg are Sales and office occupations, 28%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 66 percent of workers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania work for companies, 21 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Harrisburg Industries

The leading industries in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 16%; Public administration, 14%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Harrisburg job listings indicate that the following industries in Harrisburg are hiring the most workers:

Harrisburg Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is $26,038, and the median income of households in Harrisburg was $26,920.

Average Salaries in Harrisburg, PA

Harrisburg, PA


According to our Harrisburg Trends data, the number of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 13% since August 2013.
Harrisburg job trends

Harrisburg Employment Statistics

Population of Harrisburg
Total population 48,950
Male 47.00%
Female 53.00%
Median age 33.0
Harrisburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 42.3%
Median cost of a home $56,900
Median mortgage payment $487
Renter-occupied homes 57.7%
Vacant housing 15.4%
Median monthly rent $479
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,670
Median for all female full-time $24,405
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 36%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 44%
Currently married 31%
Separated 5%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 12%
White 33%
Black or African American 57%
Asian 3%
Other 7%
Harrisburg Commute
Carpool 19.1%
Public transportation 9.3%
Average travel time 19 minutes