Philippi Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Philippi, WV

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Philippi, WV

    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 - 8 days ago
  • Flatbed Truck Driver – Class A CDL

    Swift Transportation - Philippi, WV

    Experienced Flatbed Drivers Wanted! INCREASED MILEAGE PAY: Our Flatbed Truck Drivers are now earning more per mile! At Swift Transportation, we know that consistency is crucial...

    from Swift Transportation - 20 days ago
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Philippi, West Virginia

Philippi is the county seat of Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 2,870 at the 2000 census. In 1861, the town was the site of the Battle of Philippi, known as "The Philippi Races". Although a minor skirmish, this is considered the earliest notable land action of the American Civil War. Philippi is the home of Alderson-Broaddus College, a four-year liberal-arts college affiliated with the American Baptist Churches. The town has a weekly newspaper, The Barbour Democrat.

Philippi Economy

Philippi's economy was originally based on coal mining and the railroad industry, but both have declined severely since the mid-20th century. The town's major employers now include Alderson-Broaddus College and Broaddus Hospital. Many inhabitants work in the service industry, education, and family farming. Sites of interest The Barbour County Historical Museum, located in the former railway station, displays artifacts from throughout the region's history, with a particular focus on the 19th century. By far the most famous of these are the Philippi mummies, the bodies of two female asylum inmates that were artificially preserved in 1888 by local doctor Graham Hamrick, who was interested in mummification techniques. The Philippi Covered Bridge, located at the junction of US routes 250 and 119 in downtown Philippi. Site of the first land battle of the Civil War. This is the only twin-barreled covered bridge located on a federal highway in the United States. It is also the one of the...more

Philippi Careers

Among the most common occupations in Philippi are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Philippi, West Virginia work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Philippi Industries

The leading industries in Philippi, West Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 32%; Retail trade, 10%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 9%. Simply Hired's Philippi job listings indicate that the following industries in Philippi are hiring the most workers:

Philippi Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Philippi, West Virginia is $23,920, and the median income of households in Philippi was $21,528.

Average Salaries in Philippi, WV

Philippi, WV


According to our Philippi Trends data, the number of Philippi, West Virginia jobs has increased by 530% since August 2013.
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Philippi Employment Statistics

Population of Philippi
Total population 2,870
Male 43.97%
Female 56.03%
Median age 34.3
Philippi Housing
Owner-occupied homes 56.1%
Median cost of a home $61,900
Median mortgage payment $407
Renter-occupied homes 43.9%
Vacant housing 11.2%
Median monthly rent $343
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,262
Median for all female full-time $20,579
Household Income
Less than $10,000 28%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 52%
Separated 1%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 11%
White 96%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Philippi Commute
Carpool 15.2%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 17 minutes