Pittsburg Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Pittsburg, KS

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 22 days ago
  • Unit Supply Specialist - Warehouse Manager - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Pittsburg, KS

    Army National Guard Unit Supply Specialists make sure the unit and fellow Soldiers have what they need when they need it. In this role, your keen eye and management ability will...

    from Army National Guard - 15 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Pittsburg, KS

    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 - 17 days ago
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Pittsburg, Kansas

Pittsburg is a town in Crawford County, in the Ozark region of Southeast Kansas, 27 miles south of Fort Scott, Kansas, 96 miles west of Springfield, Missouri, and 137 miles northeast of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is the most populous city in Crawford County, and it is the most populous city in Southeast Kansas. The population was 19,243 at the 2000 census. It was founded on May 20, 1876 and named after and in honor of the city Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Franklin Playter is credited with being the city's founder, establishing a government from its earlier incarnation as a coal mining camp in the 1870s. Pittsburg is the home to Pittsburg State University. It is also home to two high schools, Pittsburg High School and St. Mary's-Colgan High School.

Pittsburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Pittsburg are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Pittsburg, Kansas work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Pittsburg Industries

The leading industries in Pittsburg, Kansas are Educational, health and social services, 31%; Manufacturing, 15%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Pittsburg job listings indicate that the following industries in Pittsburg are hiring the most workers:

Pittsburg Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Pittsburg, Kansas is $23,222, and the median income of households in Pittsburg was $24,221.

Average Salaries in Pittsburg, KS

Pittsburg, KS


According to our Pittsburg Trends data, the number of Pittsburg, Kansas jobs has increased by 9% since October 2013.
Pittsburg job trends

Pittsburg Employment Statistics

Population of Pittsburg
Total population 19,243
Male 48.49%
Female 51.51%
Median age 28.1
Pittsburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 50.0%
Median cost of a home $53,200
Median mortgage payment $437
Renter-occupied homes 50.0%
Vacant housing 9.9%
Median monthly rent $460
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $26,312
Median for all female full-time $20,132
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 41%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 10%
White 92%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 2%
Other 3%
Pittsburg Commute
Carpool 9.5%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 14 minutes