Harrisburg Jobs

  • Service Technician

    Madison Apartment Group - Harrisburg, PA

    We are looking for the right candidates to join our Maintenance Team! At Madison Apartment Group you will be responsible for executing maintenance requests by trouble shooting and...

    from Madison Apartment Group - 22 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Drivers, Money Isn’t All You’ve Earned. Respect is Too

    McLeod Express - Harrisburg, PA

    Hitting the road hard, clocking up miles, making good money, these are all important. But there’s nothing like home. Here at McLeod, we’re a family-owned company. We know the...

    from McLeod Express - 10 hours ago
  • Air Defense Battle Management System Operator - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Harrisburg, PA

    Are you always looking toward the sky, dreaming of a fantastic future? Then things are definitely looking up for you in the Army National Guard. As an Air Defense Battle...

    from Army National Guard - 2 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 September 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