Wilmington Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Wilmington, DE

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 14 days ago
  • Information Technology Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Wilmington, DE

    Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won't change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the...

    from Army National Guard - 7 days ago
  • Critical Care Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Wilmington, DE

    Critical Care Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
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Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington is the largest city in the state of Delaware and is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn for his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 72,876.

Wilmington Economy

Much of Wilmington's economy is based on its status as the most populous and readily accessible city in Delaware, a state that made itself attractive to businesses with pro-business finance laws and a longstanding reputation for a fair and effective judicial system. Wilmington has become a national financial center for the credit card industry, largely due to regulations enacted by former governor Pierre S. du Pont, IV in 1981. The Financial Center Development Act of 1981, among other things, eliminated the usury laws enacted by most states, thereby removing the cap on interest rates that banks may legally charge customers. Many major credit card issuers, including Bank of America , Chase Card Services , and Barclays , are headquartered in Wilmington. The Dutch banking giant ING Groep N.V. headquartered its U.S. internet banking unit, ING Direct, in Wilmington. In 1988, the Delaware legislature enacted a law which required a would-be acquirer to capture 85 percent of a Delaware...more

Wilmington Careers

Among the most common occupations in Wilmington are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Wilmington, Delaware work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Wilmington Industries

The leading industries in Wilmington, Delaware are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 25%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 13%; and Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing, 11%. Simply Hired's Wilmington job listings indicate that the following industries in Wilmington are hiring the most workers:

Wilmington Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Wilmington, Delaware is $35,356, and the median income of households in Wilmington was $33,240.
 

Average Salaries in Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE

$35,000
 

According to our Wilmington Trends data, the number of Wilmington, Delaware jobs has decreased by 31% since September 2013.
Wilmington job trends

Wilmington Employment Statistics

Population of Wilmington
Total population 62,380
Male 42.95%
Female 57.05%
Median age 31.3
  
Wilmington Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.1%
Median cost of a home $141,600
Median mortgage payment $830
Renter-occupied homes 50.9%
Vacant housing 16.9%
Median monthly rent $736
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,375
Median for all male full-time $38,613
Median for all female full-time $32,098
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 12%
  
Marital Status
Never married 42%
Currently married 33%
Separated 3%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 38%
Black or African American 59%
Asian 0%
Other 3%
  
Wilmington Commute
Carpool 9.6%
Public transportation 7.0%
Average travel time 21 minutes