Portland Jobs

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

    C.R. England - Portland, CT

    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 - 30+ days ago
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Portland, CT

    Need another $5k in YOUR pocket?Heck Yeah! You may already know us as a top paying company— now we are the top paying company! We boosted pay in our Primary Commercial Zone! We...

    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 1 day ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Portland, CT

    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 - 3 days ago
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Portland, Connecticut

Portland is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 8,732 at the 2000 census. It is situated across the Connecticut River from Middletown. Brownstone quarried in Portland was used in the construction of Hartford's Old State House in 1796. The vast majority of the brownstone buildings in Connecticut as well as the famous brownstones in New York City were built with brownstone from Portland's quarries. About half of the town's perimeter is made up of the Connecticut River. The town has eight marinas and boat clubs as well as 18-hole golf courses.

Portland Careers

Among the most common occupations in Portland are Management, professional, and related occupations, 38%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Portland, Connecticut work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Portland Industries

The leading industries in Portland, Connecticut are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Portland job listings indicate that the following industries in Portland are hiring the most workers:

Portland Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Portland, Connecticut is $38,282, and the median income of households in Portland was $55,949.

Average Salaries in Portland, CT

Portland, CT


According to our Portland Trends data, the number of Portland, Connecticut jobs has increased by 58% since July 2013.
Portland job trends

Portland Employment Statistics

Population of Portland
Total population 5,534
Male 48.10%
Female 51.90%
Median age 40.0
Portland Housing
Owner-occupied homes 72.0%
Median cost of a home $140,100
Median mortgage payment $842
Renter-occupied homes 28.0%
Vacant housing 2.7%
Median monthly rent $644
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $46,163
Median for all female full-time $30,402
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 12%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 19%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 55%
Separated 1%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 9%
White 95%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Portland Commute
Carpool 9.7%
Public transportation 0.9%
Average travel time 22 minutes