Norristown Jobs

  • Career Advisor

    Berks Community Action Program - Norristown, PA

    Berks Community Action Program, a private non-profit corporation serving low-income families, has an immediate opening for the following position for a site office in Norristown,...

    from Berks Community Action Program - 28 days ago
  • Company Truck Driver - OTR, Dedicated, Regional & Expedited Hazmat Teams

    Pam Transport - Norristown, PA

    PAM Transport is now hiring company drivers for otr, dedicated and regional opportunities as well as expedited hazmat teams! We offer excellent support, yearly increases, and...

    from Pam Transport - 4 days ago
  • Experienced CDL-A Intermodal Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Norristown, 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 - 29 days ago
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Norristown, Pennsylvania

Norristown is a home rule municipality in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 17 miles west by north of Philadelphia, on the Schuylkill River. It is the county seat of Montgomery County . Norristown is in a rich agricultural region; in the past, it had extensive manufactures of cigars, tacks, wire, screws, boilers, bolts, silos, tanks, iron, hosiery, knitting machines, underwear, shirts, lumber and milling machinery, paper boxes, rugs, carpets, etc. Its official name is "The Municipality of Norristown", though it was formerly a borough operating under Pennsylvania's Borough Code and it is frequently referred to as "the borough" even in statements by its officials. However, since 1986, Norristown has been governed under its home rule charter -- updated in 2004 -- not under Pennsylvania's Borough Code. Norristown was incorporated as a borough in 1812, its population then being about 500. It was enlarged in 1853. In 1900, 22,265 people lived here; in 1910, 27,875; in 1920, 32,319;...more

Norristown Careers

Among the most common occupations in Norristown are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 21%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Norristown, Pennsylvania work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Norristown Industries

The leading industries in Norristown, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Retail trade, 12%; and Manufacturing, 12%. Simply Hired's Norristown job listings indicate that the following industries in Norristown are hiring the most workers:

Norristown Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Norristown, Pennsylvania is $29,430, and the median income of households in Norristown was $35,714.
 

Average Salaries in Norristown, PA

Norristown, PA

$29,000
 

According to our Norristown Trends data, the number of Norristown, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 40% since October 2013.
Norristown job trends

Norristown Employment Statistics

Population of Norristown
Total population 31,282
Male 48.69%
Female 51.31%
Median age 33.7
  
Norristown Housing
Owner-occupied homes 48.1%
Median cost of a home $85,400
Median mortgage payment $672
Renter-occupied homes 51.9%
Vacant housing 11.1%
Median monthly rent $632
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,113
Median for all female full-time $26,746
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 36%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 4%
  
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 40%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 56%
Black or African American 36%
Asian 3%
Other 5%
  
Norristown Commute
Carpool 16.3%
Public transportation 8.6%
Average travel time 23 minutes
  

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