Williamsburg Jobs

  • Banquet Captain

    Colonial Williamsburg - Williamsburg, VA

    Immediate Full-time Opening BANQUET CAPTAIN Williamsburg Lodge & Conference Center The Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center features 67,000 square feet of meeting space. Complete...

    from Colonial Williamsburg - 19 days ago
  • The Best in Regional Truck Driver Careers

    Averitt Express - Williamsburg, VA

    The Best in Regional Truck Driver Careers $2,000 Sign-On Bonus For some drivers, trucking is more of a passion than a job. At Averitt, we've built our fleet around people with...

    from Averitt Express - 11 hours ago
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    ShopperLocal - Williamsburg, VA

    * You “Want It” and You’re Willing to Go Out and “Get It” * You Never Take Rejection Personally—It Inspires You to Try Harder * You Thrive in Work Hard Play Hard Environment *...

    from ShopperLocal - 1 day ago
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Williamsburg, Virginia

Williamsburg is a city located on the Virginia Peninsula in the Hampton Roads region in southeastern Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,998. It is bordered by James City County and York County, and is an independent city. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Williamsburg with James City County for statistical purposes. Originally Middle Plantation, a 1632 fortified settlement located on high ground on the Peninsula between the James and York rivers, it was renamed Williamsburg after the capital of the Virginia Colony was moved there from Jamestown in 1698. The town received a royal charter as a city in 1722, and was the center of political events in Virginia leading to the American Revolution. Williamsburg is well-known for Colonial Williamsburg, the restored Historic Area of the city, and for the adjacent College of William and Mary, established in 1693, the second-oldest university in the United States. Nearby, established in...more

Williamsburg Economy

The tourist volume of Colonial Williamsburg has attracted many other related businesses to the area. Notable among these was Anheuser-Busch, which established large operations in James City County and York County just outside the city. The company operates a large brewery there, and a subsidiary of the company operates two of its theme parks near the brewery, Busch Gardens Europe, and Water Country USA. Anheuser-Busch's subsidiary Busch Properties also operates a commerce park, McLaw's Circle, and Kingsmill on the James a gated residential neighborhood that contains a resort of the same name. The city is also notable for the fact that a high proportion of city residents derive a significant percentage of their annual income from investment sources, either in addition to or in lieu of income from work. This is because many retirees relocate to Williamsburg, who typically draw income from investments such as 401 plans and the like .

Williamsburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Williamsburg are Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; Sales and office occupations, 16%; and Service occupations, 11%. Approximately 43 percent of workers in Williamsburg, Virginia work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 2 percent are self-employed.

Williamsburg Industries

The leading industries in Williamsburg, Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 15%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 13%; and Retail trade, 8%. Simply Hired's Williamsburg job listings indicate that the following industries in Williamsburg are hiring the most workers:

Williamsburg Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Williamsburg, Virginia is $27,732, and the median income of households in Williamsburg was $37,093.

Average Salaries in Williamsburg, VA

Williamsburg, VA


According to our Williamsburg Trends data, the number of Williamsburg, Virginia jobs has decreased by 21% since October 2013.
Williamsburg job trends

Williamsburg Employment Statistics

Population of Williamsburg
Total population 11,998
Male 44.86%
Female 55.14%
Median age 22.6
Williamsburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 44.3%
Median cost of a home $212,000
Median mortgage payment $1,014
Renter-occupied homes 55.7%
Vacant housing 6.7%
Median monthly rent $616
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,625
Median for all female full-time $26,840
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 21%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 24%
Graduate degree 21%
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 54%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 8%
White 81%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 5%
Other 1%
Williamsburg Commute
Carpool 9.5%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 18 minutes