Reading Jobs

  • New Pay Increase for Recent CDL A Truck Driver Grads

    Dart Co - Reading, PA

    New Pay Increase for recent CDL A grads. Now start out earning more - 34 CPM then after 180 days 36 CPM. At one year you will move to 40 CPM with annual raises. Get your truck...

    from Dart Co - 3 hours ago
  • Owner Operator Truck Drivers Short Haul & Great RATE

    Dart Transit - Reading, PA

    Dart’s Northeast Short Haul is one of our fastest growing trucking opportunities for CDL A Owner Operators. Independent Contractors are highly profitable with percentage-based pay...

    from Dart Transit - 1 day ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Reading, 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 - 1 day 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 5% since July 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