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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Overview

As the nation's original capital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is rich in history spanning more than three centuries. About 1.5 million people live in the city itself, making it the country's fifth largest city by population, and more than four million live in the metropolitan area. The city of Philadelphia makes up the entirety of Philadelphia County. The city is home to four Fortune 500 companies, and more than a dozen colleges and universities, including five medical schools and three major research institutions.

Philadelphia Cost of Living

If you're looking for jobs in Philadelphia, you might be surprised at the cost of living. For a city as large as Philadelphia, the cost of living is only 0.6 percent above the national average. Philadelphia has the sixth largest public transportation system in the country, which cuts down or eliminates the cost of owning and maintaining a car. The median household income, according to Forbes, is $60,636, and the median house price is $226,100.

Philadelphia Job Opportunities

Philadelphia's largest employers are mainly universities and healthcare facilities. The largest employer for Philadelphia jobs is Jefferson Health System Inc., with 18,740 employees. The University of Pennsylvania Health System comes in at number three on the list; it has nearly 15,000 employees. Philadelphia isn't the only place in the area to find healthcare jobs. Bryn Mawr, PA, is home to Main Line Health, a healthcare facility with more than 10,000 employees. Check Bryn Mawr jobs, too, if you're looking for healthcare jobs in the Philadelphia, PA, area.

The University of Pennsylvania is the second largest employer for Philadelphia, PA jobs, with 16,160 employees. Temple University and Drexel University are also on Philadelphia's list of top ten employers, with 14,000 and 9,829 employees respectively. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists Education and Health Services as the Philadelphia industry with the largest number of employees. More than 200,000 people in the metropolitan area work in this industry.

The telecommunications industry in Philadelphia is substantial. Comcast, one of Philadelphia's four Fortune 500 companies, employs 12,858 people. Verizon has multiple locations in or near the metropolitan area, providing many jobs in Philadelphia, PA. Telecommunications and technology offer job seekers many options for Philadelphia jobs, from engineering to management to installation. Look for telecommunications jobs, and find a new way to use your skills.

Philadelphia Employment Trends

Forbes lists Philadelphia as number 84 on their list of Best Places for Business and Careers. The city's unemployment rate is 8.3 percent as of July 2014, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. 2013 saw 0.8 percent job growth. Projected annual job growth is 1.9 percent.


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Philadelphia, PA
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Philadelphia, PA
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Philadelphia, PA
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits If home is East of the M...
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Philadelphia, PA
POSITION SUMMARY The Senior Marketing Communications Specialist is primarily responsible for the writing and editing of marketing materials to support Janney’s businesses, products, and corporate communications that reach clients and prospective clients. This role reports directly to the Vice President, Director of Client Marketing Strategy and will work closely with the Sr. Graphic Designer/Visu...
Philadelphia, PA
POSITION SUMMARY: The Managed Account and Mutual Fund Consultant will be responsible for providing day-to-day marketing and service related support to Financial Advisors (FAs) regarding managed accounts and mutual funds. The Consultant will be domiciled in the home office. This position will be the initial point of contact for FAs, vendors and other Janney personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONS...
Philadelphia, PA
The Production Supervisor (aka FACTORY FOCUS MANAGER) will provide leadership, direction and hands-on involvement for the in-house manufacturing of medical capital equipment. Plan/Execute daily activities to ensure internal/external customer demands are met. Drive continuous improvement of safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity through the use of Lean Manufacturing tools. Experien...
Philadelphia, PA
Slomin's, one of the nation's largest family owned and operated HVAC companies, is currently looking for EXPERIENCED / RATED Oil Burner Mechanics and Installers, in the greater Philadelphia area. This is a union position, Local 355. Sign-on Bonus of $1000!!! Requirements: •At least 3 years oil heating service experience in residential preferred •Commercial experience a plus •GAS/AC experience...
Philadelphia, PA
The Piazza Auto Group, one of the largest dealer groups in the Philadelphia area, has a management position available in one of our busy used car departments. We are seeking an experienced Pre-owned Sales Manager with a proven track record. The qualified candidate must be able to lead the sales team and supervise the sales floor. Two or more years of auto management experience and knowledge of pr...
Philadelphia, PA
THE INVICTUS GROUP IS NOW ACCEPTING RESUMES - APPLY NOW! Full Time / Entry Level / Customer Service / Sales / Marketing If you are looking to begin your first career in sales and marketing or transition from another industry into the sales and marketing field, our entry level account manager position is the perfect fit.​ All of our sales and marketing representatives receive full training in th...
Philadelphia, PA
Lifestyle Publications is seeking highly motivated, sales background individuals to launch and run their own businesses within their local community. This is a chance for you to own, run and grow your own business as a Sales Director. Our Sales Directors receive full support and training. Our business model requires no need for knowledge within the publishing industry but would require strong sa...
Philadelphia, PA
Why CDM Smith? CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle. Job Description CDM Smith’s Philadelphia...
Philadelphia, PA
Description: UnitedHealthcare is part of the family of companies that comprises UnitedHealth Group, the national leader across most major segments of the US health care system. When you use your skills, talent and energy for the members of UnitedHealthcare, you'll be able to do more and do it better. If you're ready to help make health care work better for more people, you can make a historic im...
Philadelphia, PA
Description: Enjoy a flexible schedule! Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinicia...
Philadelphia, PA
Solo Class A CDL Truck Drivers – Dedicated and OTR Opportunities Call Today: 866-586-6998 Hogan offers our CDL-A Truck Drivers: •Sign-on Bonuses •Excellent Weekly Pay •Great Home Time options: Daily, Weekly, Bi-Weekly •Medical, Dental, 401 (k) benefits. •All the Miles You Can Legally Drive •Newer Equipment Available •We also hire Recent CDL-A Graduates Hogan Requires: •Valid Class A CDL...
Philadelphia, PA
Job Description Slomin's, Long Island's largest family owned and operated HVAC company, is currently looking for EXPERIENCED / RATED Oil Burner Mechanics / Installers and Field Supervisors. This is a union position, Local 355. Sign-on Bonus of $750!!! Job Requirements · At least 3 years oil heating service experience in Residential Preferred · Commercial experience a plus · GAS/AC experience...
Philadelphia, PA
Entry Level Marketing Associate / Marketing Coordinator Red Global Bridging the gap between Corporations and Philadelphia’s Business Community. Red Global is hiring for entry level sales and marketing positions. As an outsourced marketing firm for industry leading clients, we guarantee results and deliver them with efficiency and integrity. Our clients are looking for "an edge" in advertising. ...
Philadelphia, PA
New Client – Entry Level Advertising, Marketing, Sales, PR Red Global is now offering positions at the entry level for sales and marketing. Our firm has a very high success rate of developing SPORTS MINDED individuals into TOP PERFORMERS in a management capacity. We are seeking inexperienced professionals that would like to take their “winning mindsets" and apply them to lucrative marketing and b...
Philadelphia, PA
EAGLES FANS! Entry Level Marketing Marketing and Sales Reps needed for New Positions WE ARE LOOKING FOR COMPETITIVE, SPORTS-MINDED INDIVIDUALS THAT WE CAN TRAIN FROM THE ENTRY LEVEL UP! RED GLOBAL is a privately held marketing firm in Philadelphia planning to expand to two more locations before the end of the year. We work with Fortune 500 clients across the country with a strong focus on lead ...
Philadelphia, PA
Public Relations Assistant A growing Brand Management and Retail Development firm located in Philadelphia is searching for a Public Relations Assistant. Job Summary The successful candidate will be an integral part of our marketing and sales organization and will assist the Marketing Manager in developing and executing a successful public relations strategy, to include event coordination and c...

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