West Chester Jobs

  • Insurance Sales(Finance/Business)

    Farmer's Insurance - West Chester, PA

    Farmers Group, Inc. was founded in 1928, and has since grown to be the country’s third-largest home and auto carrier as well as the top special product carrier in the U.S. We are...

    from Farmer's Insurance - 5 days ago
  • Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Drivers 1-866-538-3896

    CRST Malone - West Chester, PA

    Flatbed Owner Operators... DON’T JUST DRIVE, BELONG! $248,446Top Income Call a recruiter today and learn more about how we take care of our people. $2000 Sign-On Bonus NoForced...

    from CRST Malone - 6 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - West Chester, 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 - 2 days ago
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West Chester, Pennsylvania

The Borough of West Chester is the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia is 25 miles to the east and Wilmington 17 miles to the south. Valley Forge, the Brandywine Battlefield, Longwood Gardens, and other historical attractions are near West Chester. The West Chester University of Pennsylvania is located here. Greek Revival architecture along High Street earned West Chester the nickname "Athens of the West". In 1900, 9,524 people lived here; in 1910, 11,767; in 1920, 11,717; and in 1940, 13,289 lived here. In 2000, the US census recorded 17,861 residents.

West Chester Careers

Among the most common occupations in West Chester are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 22%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in West Chester, Pennsylvania work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

West Chester Industries

The leading industries in West Chester, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 13%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's West Chester job listings indicate that the following industries in West Chester are hiring the most workers:

West Chester Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in West Chester, Pennsylvania is $33,180, and the median income of households in West Chester was $37,803.
 

Average Salaries in West Chester, PA

West Chester, PA

$33,000
 

According to our West Chester Trends data, the number of West Chester, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 42% since September 2013.
West Chester job trends

West Chester Employment Statistics

Population of West Chester
Total population 17,861
Male 46.93%
Female 53.07%
Median age 24.6
  
West Chester Housing
Owner-occupied homes 37.2%
Median cost of a home $140,400
Median mortgage payment $896
Renter-occupied homes 62.8%
Vacant housing 4.2%
Median monthly rent $691
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,540
Median for all female full-time $30,819
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 26%
Graduate degree 13%
  
Marital Status
Never married 62%
Currently married 25%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 6%
  
Race
White 77%
Black or African American 17%
Asian 1%
Other 4%
  
West Chester Commute
Carpool 11.7%
Public transportation 2.6%
Average travel time 20 minutes