Reading Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Solo Over the Road

    Schneider - Reading, PA

    Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Pick Your Freight-10000000B2 This Owner-Operator truck driver position features the Percentage of Revenue program which provides you the opportunity...

    from Schneider - 6 days ago
  • Experienced Outside Sales Representative

    Unified Energy Alliance - Reading, PA

    Unified Energy Alliance helps companies maximize their energy procurement savings opportunities while avoiding potential risk. Times are changing in the utility industry. Energy...

    from Unified Energy Alliance - 2 days ago
  • Experienced Truck Driver $1500 Sign On Bonus!

    CRST Van Expedited - Reading, PA

    LARGEST PAY INCREASE EVER FOR CRST EXPEDITED $1,500 Sign-On Bonus* Call for details! Experienced and Team Drivers: Introducing our limited time only $1,500 bonus for experienced...

    from CRST Van Expedited - 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