Scranton Jobs

  • Lighting Maintenance Technician (Binghamton, NY – Scranton, PA area)

    Lighting Services - Scranton, PA

    Lighting Maintenance Technician – Full-time position (Binghamton, NY – Scranton, PA area) This individual will be provided a new company-owned service van and will perform...

    from Lighting Services, Inc. - 11 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Scranton, PA

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • OTR Truck Driver - $1,000 Guarantee - Home Every Other Week

    Nussbaum - Scranton, PA

    OTR Truck Driver - $1,000 Guarantee - Home Every Other Week Earn $0.45+/mile, $55,000+/year (OTR, Home Twice Monthly) - 1 yr exp req'd What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum...

    from Nussbaum - 3 days ago
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Scranton, Pennsylvania

The City of Scranton is the county seat of Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 76,415 . After Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Upper Darby, and Reading, Scranton is Pennsylvania's seventh most populous municipality. Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley. It is the largest city located in a contiguous quilt-work of former anthracite coal mining communities including the smaller cities of Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Forest City, and Carbondale. Scranton was incorporated as a borough on February 14, 1856 and as a city on April 23, 1866.

Scranton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Scranton are Sales and office occupations, 30%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Scranton, Pennsylvania work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Scranton Industries

The leading industries in Scranton, Pennsylvania are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 22%; Retail trade, 17%; and Manufacturing, 10%. Simply Hired's Scranton job listings indicate that the following industries in Scranton are hiring the most workers:

Scranton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Scranton, Pennsylvania is $28,706, and the median income of households in Scranton was $28,282.

Average Salaries in Scranton, PA

Scranton, PA


According to our Scranton Trends data, the number of Scranton, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 20% since October 2013.
Scranton job trends

Scranton Employment Statistics

Population of Scranton
Total population 67,314
Male 48.69%
Female 51.31%
Median age 38.0
Scranton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 52.2%
Median cost of a home $91,100
Median mortgage payment $561
Renter-occupied homes 47.8%
Vacant housing 12.9%
Median monthly rent $536
Average Income
Median for all workers $19,804
Median for all male full-time $32,159
Median for all female full-time $25,253
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 15%
$15,000 to $24,999 21%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 38%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 42%
Separated 3%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 9%
White 93%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
Scranton Commute
Carpool 15.0%
Public transportation 2.0%
Average travel time 17 minutes