Petersburg Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Stony Creek, VA

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 14 days ago
  • Information Technology Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Petersburg, VA

    Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won't change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the...

    from Army National Guard - 7 days ago
  • Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Drivers 1-866-538-3896

    CRST Malone - Petersburg, VA

    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 - 13 days ago
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Petersburg, Virginia

Petersburg is an independent city in Virginia, United States. The population was 33,740 at the 2000 census. It is in Tri-Cities area of the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area . The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Petersburg with neighboring Dinwiddie County for statistical purposes.

Petersburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Petersburg are Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 63 percent of workers in Petersburg, Virginia work for companies, 25 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Petersburg Industries

The leading industries in Petersburg, Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Manufacturing, 16%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Petersburg job listings indicate that the following industries in Petersburg are hiring the most workers:

Petersburg Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Petersburg, Virginia is $24,870, and the median income of households in Petersburg was $28,851.

Average Salaries in Petersburg, VA

Petersburg, VA


According to our Petersburg Trends data, the number of Petersburg, Virginia jobs has decreased by 13% since September 2013.
Petersburg job trends

Petersburg Employment Statistics

Population of Petersburg
Total population 33,740
Male 45.72%
Female 54.28%
Median age 36.9
Petersburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.5%
Median cost of a home $68,600
Median mortgage payment $520
Renter-occupied homes 48.5%
Vacant housing 13.5%
Median monthly rent $495
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,859
Median for all female full-time $21,882
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 36%
Currently married 37%
Separated 5%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 11%
White 19%
Black or African American 80%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Petersburg Commute
Carpool 18.7%
Public transportation 3.3%
Average travel time 23 minutes

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