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Fort Wayne, Indiana Overview

Fort Wayne, Indiana is the ninth-cheapest place to do business in the country, according to Forbes. The city of 253,691 people is located in northeastern Indiana, just 18 miles from Ohio and 50 miles from Michigan. The second-largest city in Indiana, Fort Wayne got its start in the Revolutionary War when statesman Anthony Wayne built it as part of a series of forts. The city initially served as a trading post for pioneers from Europe.

Boasting 15 museums and art galleries, including the African and African American Historical Museum and Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the city is a cultural hub for the northeastern part of the state. Another point of interest is the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, which contains a 25,000-square-foot seasonal showcase garden. The city also hosts a number of festivals beloved by residents, such as the BBQ RibFest, Johnny Appleseed Festival and Germanfest.

The cost of living in Fort Wayne, IN is 13.3 percent below the national average. The median home price is $105,400, and the median household income from Fort Wayne jobs is $48,267. Fort Wayne's household income did not change last year, but home prices fell by 0.4 percent.

Fort Wayne Job Opportunities

The healthcare and telecommunications industries are the primary suppliers of Fort Wayne, IN jobs. The largest employer is the Parkview Health System, which employs 4,710 workers in a variety of healthcare jobs in Fort Wayne. Next is the Lutheran Health Network, with 4,301 employees in the healthcare sector. Fort Wayne Community Schools is the third-largest employer, with 4,230 employees. General Motors is also a major employer, with 3,909 workers in the area. The Lincoln Financial Group is the city's fifth-largest employer, offering 1,970 jobs in Fort Wayne, IN. Other major employers include the City of Fort Wayne, Allen County and BFGoodrich.

Fort Wayne Employment Trends

Last year, Fort Wayne posted job growth of 0.7 percent and is expected to see growth of 2.8 percent this year. In July of 2014, Fort Wayne's unemployment rate was 6.3 percent, which was slightly higher than Indiana's average of 5.9 percent and the U.S. average of 6.2 percent. High-tech employment accounted for 4.1 percent of all employment last year, according to Forbes.

Job seekers who have trouble finding Fort Wayne jobs might try looking for jobs in Indianapolis, IN, which is southwest of Fort Wayne and has an unemployment rate of six percent. Cities nearer to Fort Wayne with job opportunities include Columbia City, Marion and Auburn.

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THIS IS A 12 MONTH CONTRACT WITH POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION Principal Duties and Responsibilities - Be the process expert by being responsible for incorporating, supporting, training and improving FOCUS methodologies. * Be the process expert for portfolio management by incorporating and supporting processes and tools that are used to identify, prioritize and select opportunities/projects for opti...
Fort Wayne, IN
Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and services company that leverages a 50-year legacy of deep customer knowledge and technical expertise to deliver affordable, mission-critical solutions for global customers. We are a leader in critical networks, ISR and analytics, electronic warfare, navigation, sensors, air traffic solutions, communications and information...
Fort Wayne, IN
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING The ideal candidate will be responsible for establishing, implementing and evaluating goals and objectives for hospice services that exceed and improve the high standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy. This individual will be accountable for establishing standards of care to comply with federal and state regulations and guidelines. The Hos...
Fort Wayne, IN
2740BER Project Engineer & Project Manager (R&D) openings! Location: Ft. Wayne, Indiana Salary Range: $70,000-110,000 (+bonus +RELO) CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO! Our Client is a strong lean manufacturing organization and a leader within their industry. They have openings for both a Project Engineer and an R&D Project Manager to join their “Innovation & Research” team. The Project Manager will l...
Medical Specialist, Cardiometabolic (MS) - IN and One Surrounding State (Ft. Wayne, IN) Ft. Wayne, IN Requisition Number: 2522 JOB DESCRIPTION: Regeneron continues to grow, build and invest as we pursue our mission to turn science into medicines that help patients with serious diseases and their families live better and more fulfilling lives. Regeneron currently provides medicines for eye dis...
Fort Wayne, IN
Our client is currently seeking a Electrical Design Engineer. This job will have the following responsibilities: Provides extensive technical expertise in a broad field of engineering, research, evaluation and development for highly complex and technical space-based aerospace products. Uses the application of engineering standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Designs, develo...
Fort Wayne, IN
Assistant Manager Needed ASAP!! - ENTRY LEVEL We are an innovative company that is transforming the marketing & advertising industry. While we provide advertising at a fraction of the price, compared to others, our success and rapid growth has set new industry standards. We are actively seeking Entry Level Professionals for our sales & marketing teams! These are competitive positions that start ...
Fort Wayne, IN
RESTAURANT / BAR / RETAIL / CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE WANTED! Our Management Training program is recognized as one of the best in the advertising industry! Imagine representing companies that are worth billions and receiving FULL PAID TRAINING to jump start your career! RESTAURANT / BAR / RETAIL / CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE WANTED! If you have great people skills and enjoy working with the p...
Fort Wayne, IN
Calling All Restaurant Rock Stars Joining the Panera Bread® family is really something special. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with our amazing customers and have an impact on our growing business. Experience our vibrant and progressive culture that is chock full of opportunities to advance your career, while receiving a discount on our tasty menu items. In our managers, we look for the ...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Provides assistance in all nutrition services functions as directed/instructed by the Nutrition Services Manager or designee in accordance with the center’s standards and procedures, federal state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Assists in providing the resident with nourishing, attractive, well balanced meals and pleasant dining experience. Follows...
Fort Wayne, IN
Financial Professional Job Description What does a career need to offer you? Financial growth? Personal satisfaction? Opportunity to advance? You’ll find all that and more as a New York Life Financial Professional. At New York Life, we believe it’s possible to get ahead and do the right thing. This belief reflects in how we do business and the people we partner with as Agents and Managers. Thi...
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Key Responsibilities: This Automation Engineer will be tasked with the programming of various amounts of programs, robots, and systems. The successful candidate will be responsible but not limited to PLC systems, production robots, servo systems, and SCADA systems. 1. Support production and troubleshooting of plant automation systems. 2. Support the operation of all plant Electrical and Control...
Description Canterbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is accepting applications for an experienced RN Unit Manager to help lead their clinical team. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the DON the Unit Manager assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned core programs. Leadership is provided to all nursing staff through daily oversight of nursing care on the assigned unit(s)...
Fort Wayne, IN
DO YOU WANT TO MAKE $75,000 OR MORE PER YEAR? IF SO READ ON…….. Quality Dining, Inc. owns and operates over 160 Burger King locations in Indiana, Michigan and Florida. We currently have district manager opportunities available in the Fort Wayne, Indiana area. At Quality Dining, we’re looking to enhance our management staff with the industry’s best professionals - individuals who share our commit...
Fort Wayne, IN
Untitled 1 2693BER Title: Manufacturing Engineer Location: Ft. Wayne, Indiana Salary Range: $70,000-85,000 CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO! Our Client is a strong Lean Manufacturing organization in the greater Fort Wayne area- looking for an additional manufacturing engineer to join their team. This Engineer will be well versed in process development. Candidate must be a degreed Manufacturing Engi...
Fort Wayne, IN
2687BER Title: Process Engineer Location: Ft. Wayne, Indiana Salary Range: $70,000-$80,000 + bonus + RELO CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO! This Process Engineer will lead improvement projects in quality, production and productivity. Key responsibilities include developing work instructions, guide process improvements, develop production/process goals and work with production to resolve process/qual...
Fort Wayne, IN
Job Description DO YOU WANT TO MAKE $50,000 A YEAR? READ ON AND CONTACT US! Quality Dining, Inc. owns and operates over 160 Burger King locations in Indiana, Michigan and Florida. We currently have restaurant manager opportunities available in and around the Fort Wayne, Indiana area. At Quality Dining, we’re all about the following: · People: Developing them, respecting them and rewarding them...
Fort Wayne, IN
About Us: Havel is a division of Shambaugh & Son and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. EMCOR is the world's leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, and operations and maintenance. Havel provides single source solutions that meet a wide range of facility design, installation, operation and maintenance requ...
Fort Wayne, IN
Our client is a major manufacturer in the snack food industry. We are looking for a Quality Technician to join their team.This is a modern facility with a culture designed to embrace performance and growth.This position offers the opportunity to get involved in every aspect of the business. This is a 2-2-3 12-hr. schedule, you will work 3 days week 1 and 4 days on week 2. Below are some of the Res...
Fort Wayne, IN
Our client is a major manufacturer in the food industry, with a family-friendly environment. If you have a background in Quality Assurance, and the skills needed to keep pace in an up-tempo, modernized manufacturing environment, we would like to talk with you. Below is a brief description of the role, please connect with us for more information on the Quality Supervisor role. This role is based ar...

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