Morgantown Jobs

  • Emergency Room Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Morgantown, WV

    Emergency Room 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 - 18 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Over-the-Road (OTR) Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Solo Over the Road

    Schneider - Morgantown, WV

    Over-the-Road (OTR) Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Lease Option Available-09000000H0 This Over-the-Road (OTR) Owner-Operator truck driver position features up to $0.92 per mile* .

    from Schneider - 2 days ago
  • Contract/Travel ICU Registered Nurse needed

    Voyage Solutions - Morgantown, WV

    Voyage is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) with an ICU specialty in MORGANTOWN, West Virginia. Client is seeking someone with experience who can start soon which means that we...

    from Voyage Solutions - 4 days ago
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Morgantown, West Virginia

Morgantown is a city in Monongalia County, West Virginia, on the banks of the Monongahela River. Part of the Pittsburgh DMA, Morgantown is the largest city in North-Central West Virginia and is the principal city of and is included in the Morgantown, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county seat, it is best known as the home both of West Virginia University and of a one-of-a-kind, experimental personal rapid transit system. The city was founded by Zackquill Morgan in 1772. Of the ten largest cities in West Virginia, only Morgantown and Martinsburg have a positive population growth since the last census. As of July 2005, the MSA had an estimated population of 114,501. Morgantown itself had a population 26,809 at the 2000 census . West Virginia University constitutes 913 acres of the city and vicinity, and with the fall 2005 enrollment added an additional population of 27,115 students from every state, the District of Columbia, and 91 nations. During the 1970s, the...more

Morgantown Careers

Among the most common occupations in Morgantown are Management, professional, and related occupations, 38%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 53 percent of workers in Morgantown, West Virginia work for companies, 31 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Morgantown Industries

The leading industries in Morgantown, West Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 37%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 14%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Morgantown job listings indicate that the following industries in Morgantown are hiring the most workers:

Morgantown Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Morgantown, West Virginia is $29,106, and the median income of households in Morgantown was $20,649.

Average Salaries in Morgantown, WV

Morgantown, WV


According to our Morgantown Trends data, the number of Morgantown, West Virginia jobs has decreased by 37% since September 2013.
Morgantown job trends

Morgantown Employment Statistics

Population of Morgantown
Total population 26,809
Male 51.14%
Female 48.86%
Median age 23.1
Morgantown Housing
Owner-occupied homes 41.7%
Median cost of a home $95,000
Median mortgage payment $563
Renter-occupied homes 58.3%
Vacant housing 8.0%
Median monthly rent $431
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,268
Median for all female full-time $24,944
Household Income
Less than $10,000 30%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 12%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 20%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 27%
Marital Status
Never married 58%
Currently married 30%
Separated 1%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 6%
White 91%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 4%
Other 1%
Morgantown Commute
Carpool 9.9%
Public transportation 1.6%
Average travel time 16 minutes