Punxsutawney Jobs

  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Punxsutawney, 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 - 15 days ago
  • Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Punxsutawney, 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 - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Punxsutawney, PA

    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 - 6 days ago
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Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

Punxsutawney is a borough in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, 84 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. In 1907, Punxsutawney and Claysville boroughs were consolidated and incorporated as Greater Punxsutawney. A high-grade soft coal was mined in the surrounding region. Formerly, the manufactories included glassworks, foundries, ironworks, machine shops, and planing, flour, feed, and silk mills. In 1900, 6,746 people lived here; in 1910, 9,058; in 1920, 10,311; and in 1940, 9,482 people lived here. The population was 6,271 at the 2000 census. Punxsutawney's most famous resident is Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog said to predict the weather annually on Groundhog Day . Phil, and the town, were the basis for the 1993 hit comedy film Groundhog Day .

Punxsutawney Careers

Among the most common occupations in Punxsutawney are Sales and office occupations, 24%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Punxsutawney Industries

The leading industries in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Manufacturing, 16%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Punxsutawney job listings indicate that the following industries in Punxsutawney are hiring the most workers:

Punxsutawney Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania is $24,017, and the median income of households in Punxsutawney was $26,250.

Average Salaries in Punxsutawney, PA

Punxsutawney, PA


According to our Punxsutawney Trends data, the number of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 3% since October 2013.
Punxsutawney job trends

Punxsutawney Employment Statistics

Population of Punxsutawney
Total population 6,271
Male 44.71%
Female 55.29%
Median age 40.7
Punxsutawney Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.7%
Median cost of a home $51,400
Median mortgage payment $419
Renter-occupied homes 42.3%
Vacant housing 9.7%
Median monthly rent $358
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,958
Median for all female full-time $19,076
Household Income
Less than $10,000 19%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 48%
Some college, no degree 12%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 48%
Separated 2%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 10%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Punxsutawney Commute
Carpool 10.0%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 20 minutes

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