Point Pleasant Jobs

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    C.R. England - Point Pleasant, WV

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Power-Generation Equipment Repairer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Point Pleasant, WV

    Add power to your resume in the Army National Guard's Power-Generation Equipment Repairer specialty. As a Power-Generation Equipment Repairer, you will ensure that the Army...

    from Army National Guard - 4 days ago
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    CRST Van Expedited - Oak Hill, OH

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    from CRST Van Expedited - 2 days ago
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Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Point Pleasant is a city in Mason County, West Virginia, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. The population was 4,637 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Mason County . Point Pleasant is most famous for a series of local legends centered on the 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge, which killed 46 people. According to these legends, a moth-like humanoid was seen by several Point Pleasant residents in the weeks leading up to the disaster. The creature is said to have predicted the collapse. This is the source of the book and movie, The Mothman Prophecies. The town is also noted for the October 10, 1774, Battle of Point Pleasant, in which Virginia militiamen led by Colonel Andrew Lewis summarily executed Shawnee Chief Cornstalk. The event is celebrated in Point Pleasant as the first battle of the American Revolutionary War, a distinction made official by an act of Congress in 1910. It was the final home of Confederate Brigadier-General John McCausland, the...more

Point Pleasant Careers

Among the most common occupations in Point Pleasant are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Point Pleasant, West Virginia work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Point Pleasant Industries

The leading industries in Point Pleasant, West Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 29%; Retail trade, 15%; and Transportation and warehousing, and utilities, 9%. Simply Hired's Point Pleasant job listings indicate that the following industries in Point Pleasant are hiring the most workers:

Point Pleasant Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Point Pleasant, West Virginia is $24,132, and the median income of households in Point Pleasant was $27,022.
 

Average Salaries in Point Pleasant, WV

Point Pleasant, WV

$24,000
 

According to our Point Pleasant Trends data, the number of Point Pleasant, West Virginia jobs has decreased by 36% since April 2013.
Point Pleasant job trends

Point Pleasant Employment Statistics

Population of Point Pleasant
Total population 4,637
Male 45.55%
Female 54.45%
Median age 42.8
  
Point Pleasant Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.2%
Median cost of a home $67,100
Median mortgage payment $445
Renter-occupied homes 37.8%
Vacant housing 8.9%
Median monthly rent $296
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,657
Median for all female full-time $16,607
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 22%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 8%
  
Marital Status
Never married 18%
Currently married 55%
Separated 0%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 14%
  
Race
White 97%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 1%
Other 0%
  
Point Pleasant Commute
Carpool 7.3%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 19 minutes