Harrisburg Jobs

  • Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Drivers 1-866-538-3896

    CRST Malone - Harrisburg, IL

    Flatbed Owner Operators... DON’T JUST DRIVE, BELONG! $248,446Top Income Call a recruiter today and learn more about how we take care of our people. $2000 Sign-On...

    from CRST Malone - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Harrisburg, IL

    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 - 1 day ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver – OTR- 866-501-7096

    Hogan - Harrisburg, IL

    Class A CDL truck drivers, our Over the Road routes will keep you driving and give you quality home time! We have a run in your area. Know where your next mile is coming from.

    from Hogan - 10 days ago
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Harrisburg, Illinois

Harrisburg is a city in Saline County, Illinois, United States. The population was 9,860 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Saline County. Harrisburg is known as the "Gateway To The Shawnee National Forest", and was made famous by the Ohio River flood of 1937, the old Crenshaw House , a notorious gangster Charlie Birger, WSIL-TV, and having the once largest Kentucky Fried Chicken in America. The town was named for James Alexander Harris. One of four men that donated land for the city to be built. The current mayor is Valerie Rose Mitchell.

Harrisburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Harrisburg are Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Harrisburg, Illinois work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Harrisburg Industries

The leading industries in Harrisburg, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Retail trade, 13%; and Public administration, 7%. 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, Illinois is $24,050, and the median income of households in Harrisburg was $26,507.

Average Salaries in Harrisburg, IL

Harrisburg, IL


According to our Harrisburg Trends data, the number of Harrisburg, Illinois jobs has increased by 13% since September 2013.
Harrisburg job trends

Harrisburg Employment Statistics

Population of Harrisburg
Total population 9,860
Male 48.24%
Female 51.76%
Median age 38.4
Harrisburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 69.8%
Median cost of a home $43,600
Median mortgage payment $357
Renter-occupied homes 30.2%
Vacant housing 10.4%
Median monthly rent $361
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,086
Median for all female full-time $19,013
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 13%
$15,000 to $24,999 20%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 48%
Separated 2%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 15%
White 92%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Harrisburg Commute
Carpool 10.4%
Public transportation 1.6%
Average travel time 19 minutes