Philadelphia Jobs

  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Philadelphia, PA

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 3 days ago
  • Full-Time - Title Searcher –

    Redvision Systems - Philadelphia, PA

    RedVision Systems, Inc. We are currently hiring for: Full-Time - Title Searcher – Philadelphia Are you a capable, motivated individual with the desire to be recognized and...

    from RedVision Systems, Inc. - 2 days ago
  • Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Philadelphia, PA

    We're looking for team players to provide construction and engineering support vital to the successful outcome of Army National Guard missions. As a member of a Guard Combat...

    from Army National Guard - 2 days ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania and the sixth most populous city in the United States. It is the county seat of Philadelphia County. It is colloquially referred to as The City of Brotherly Love . In 2005 the United States Census Bureau estimated the population of the city proper to be 1.4 million. Philadelphia is a major commercial, educational, and cultural center for the nation. As of the 2006 population estimate, the metropolitan area was the fifth-largest in the U.S. with a population of 5.8 million. In the 18th century, the city was the first capital and most populous city of the United States. It was the second largest city, behind London, in the British Empire. Also, at that time, it eclipsed Boston and New York City in political and social importance, with Benjamin Franklin taking a large role in Philadelphia's rise. It was the the social and geographical center of the original 13 American colonies. It was in this "center" that thoughts, and...more

Philadelphia Economy

Philadelphia's economy is heavily based upon manufacturing, refining, food, and financial services. The city is home to the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and many major Fortune 500 companies, including cable television and internet provider Comcast, insurance companies CIGNA and Lincoln Financial Group, energy company Sunoco, food services company Aramark, Crown Holdings Incorporated, chemical makers Rohm and Haas Company and FMC Corporation, the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, Boeing helicopters division, and automotive parts retailer Pep Boys. The federal government plays a large role in Philadelphia as well. The city served as the capital city of the United States, before the construction of Washington, D.C. Today, the East Coast operations of the United States Mint are based near the historic district, and the Federal Reserve Bank's Philadelphia division is based there as well. Philadelphia is also home to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and...more

Philadelphia Careers

Among the most common occupations in Philadelphia are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Philadelphia Industries

The leading industries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 25%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 9%; and Retail trade, 8%. Simply Hired's Philadelphia job listings indicate that the following industries in Philadelphia are hiring the most workers:

Philadelphia Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $36,646, and the median income of households in Philadelphia was $32,573.
 

Average Salaries in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

$37,000
 

According to our Philadelphia Trends data, the number of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania jobs has increased by 16% since August 2013.
Philadelphia job trends

Philadelphia Employment Statistics

Population of Philadelphia
Total population 1,406,415
Male 46.33%
Female 53.67%
Median age 35.3
  
Philadelphia Housing
Owner-occupied homes 56.7%
Median cost of a home $100,200
Median mortgage payment $609
Renter-occupied homes 43.3%
Vacant housing 14.3%
Median monthly rent $725
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,603
Median for all male full-time $39,328
Median for all female full-time $33,965
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15%
High school graduate 36%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 9%
  
Marital Status
Never married 43%
Currently married 34%
Separated 5%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 9%
  
Race
White 43%
Black or African American 45%
Asian 5%
Other 7%
  
Philadelphia Commute
Carpool 10.0%
Public transportation 25.9%
Average travel time 32 minutes