Reading Jobs

  • Owner Operators - Home Daily with Hub Group Trucking

    Hub Group Trucking - Reading, PA

    Intermodal Owner OperatorHub Group Trucking, formerly Comtrak Logistics, offers drivers more than just truck driving jobs, we offer them careers. We know that miles and pay are...

    from Hub Group Trucking - 14 hours ago
  • Activity Director Job

    HCR Manor Care - Reading, PA

    About the Organization: EEO/Drug-Free Employer Description: HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and...

    from HCR ManorCare - 8 hours ago
  • Clinical Psychologist, Elementary Division - Relocate to Hershey

    Milton Hershey School - Reading, PA

    We're actively recruiting in the Reading, PA area for a Clinical Psychologist, Elementary Division, for Milton Hershey School in Hershey, PA. Milton Hershey School is currently...

    from Milton Hershey School - 2 days ago
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Reading, Pennsylvania

Reading is the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania and the center of the Greater Reading Area. In the 2000 census, the city had a population of 81,207, making it the fifth largest city in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, and Erie, and the sixth largest municipality after Upper Darby Township.

Reading Careers

Among the most common occupations in Reading are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 27%; Service occupations, 24%; and Sales and office occupations, 19%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Reading, Pennsylvania work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 1 percent are self-employed.

Reading Industries

The leading industries in Reading, Pennsylvania are Manufacturing, 19%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 17%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Reading job listings indicate that the following industries in Reading are hiring the most workers:

Reading Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Reading, Pennsylvania is $26,094, and the median income of households in Reading was $24,026.
 

Average Salaries in Reading, PA

Reading, PA

$26,000
 

According to our Reading Trends data, the number of Reading, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 9% since April 2013.
Reading job trends

Reading Employment Statistics

Population of Reading
Total population 81,302
Male 47.97%
Female 52.03%
Median age 30.4
  
Reading Housing
Owner-occupied homes 48.5%
Median cost of a home $48,000
Median mortgage payment $440
Renter-occupied homes 51.5%
Vacant housing 11.8%
Median monthly rent $574
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $17,255
Median for all male full-time $29,623
Median for all female full-time $22,564
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 21%
$10,000 to $14,999 13%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 12%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 24%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 6%
Graduate degree 3%
  
Marital Status
Never married 43%
Currently married 37%
Separated 3%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 70%
Black or African American 16%
Asian 2%
Other 12%
  
Reading Commute
Carpool 21.9%
Public transportation 8.5%
Average travel time 24 minutes