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Erie, Pennsylvania Overview

Located along the banks of Lake Erie, the city of Erie, Pennsylvania is home to 102,000 people. Its metropolitan area has over 280,000 residents. Historically a manufacturing town, Erie is now home to several smaller manufacturing businesses, as well as a growing healthcare and hospitality industry. Manufacturing hasn't disappeared, however. Erie's plants manufacture over 10 percent of all plastics in the United States. Erie's long history begins with the Iroquois Confederacy well before the colonists arrived in the area. The city became an official part of Pennsylvania in 1792 after the government purchased the land from the Iroquois.

Erie's cost of living is 10.4 percent below the national average. Erie's health care and utilities cost of living indexes are significantly below the national average of 100, with health care clocking in at 91 and utilities at 89. Both of these figures are also lower than Pennsylvania averages. The median home price in Erie is $112,200, but the percent change in home price from year to year has been inconsistent. In 2013, home prices saw a decline of 0.6 percent, whereas in 2012, they saw a 4.6 percent increase, according to Forbes. The median household income as of July 2014 is $44,811.

Erie Job Opportunities

The largest employers for Erie, PA jobs are General Electric and Erie Insurance Group, Pennsylvania's second largest provider of automotive insurance. Erie Insurance employs over 4,500 people. Collectively, the government is also one of largest employers for jobs in Erie, with over 15,000 people working government jobs as of August 2014. The state government, the school system, the federal government and the county make up the largest portion of government jobs in Erie, PA.

While mining, logging and construction only account for 5,000 Erie jobs, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics it is Erie's fastest growing industry, with August 2014 seeing an 8.7 percent change in the previous twelve months. If you're interested in seeking employment in this growing industry, take a look at Erie construction jobs.

Erie Employment Trends

Erie has an unemployment rate of 6.1 percent, which is slightly higher than the national unemployment rate of 5.9 percent, as reported in September by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 2013 growth for Erie jobs was down by 0.5 percent, but 2014 projections are a little more optimistic, with 1.7 percent job growth expected. If you prefer working in a small town rather than in a city, check out Corry, Pennsylvania jobs.

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Advantage Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Advantage Tank Lines, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation. Come jo...
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...
Erie, PA
C.R. England has been hiring and training drivers since 1920, and has never laid anyone off for lack of freight. We are also the oldest and largest refrigerated trucking company in the nation. The majority of the freight you haul for us is no-touch – our clients will do all of the loading and unloading. You can choose to drive solo (OTR, regional, dedicated or intermodal) or as part of a team (OT...
Award-winning safety record, great time off options, higher pay. Call Us Today! 1-866-880-1693 ü Pay for up to 10 years of verified experience ü Practical mileage pay ü Regularly scheduled pay increases ü Detention pay after 1 hour ü APU’s and Elogs in all OTR trucks ü Home EVERY WEEKEND available in many areas ü Full benefits Opportunities include: National OTR – Regional - Local Compa...
Erie, PA, 16501
New Year, New Pay! Watch your $$$ Grow in 2015! See the country on our dime. Did you know you can earn more than $50k a year as a truck driver? Call and learn how fast you can get started. 866-774-0523 No experience needed. No experience. No Problem! Get paid to train. In as little as two to three weeks of sponsored training and you’ll be on the road, traveling the country, as a licensed truc...
INBOUND TELEPHONE SALES AGENTS Be a Part of our Passion!!! Are you looking to join a successful and growing team? Do you thrive interacting with customers who appreciate your help and depend on your expertise? Here at the Orchard Brands / Blair Call Centers, we are honored to serve the fastest growing market of Boomer and Senior women and men (age 50+). Join our Team at Orchard Brands / Blair...
Erie, PA, 16510
Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) and Boiler industry is expanding and growing, and so are we. We’re looking for a manager who wants to be part of the team! COMPANY: CMI Energy JOB TITLE: Manager, Structural Engineering LOCATION: Erie, Pennsylvania OVERVIEW: The Structural Engineering Manager will be a working manager responsible for the management and technical oversight of the Structura...
Erie, PA, 16510
Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) industry is growing, and so are we! We are looking for those who want to be part of the team! COMPANY: CMI Energy JOB TITLE: Quality Assurance Specialist LOCATION: Erie, Pennsylvania CMI Energy LLC focuses on design, engineering, procurement, and aftermarket support for Heat Recovery Steam Generators. ABOUT US: CMI Energy designs, supplies and installs s...
Erie, PA, 16510
Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) and Boiler industry is expanding and growing, and so are we. We're looking for those who want to be a part of the team. COMPANY: CMI Energy JOB TITLE: Project Procurement Buyer LOCATION: Erie, Pennsylvania CMI Energy LLC focuses on design, engineering, procurement, and aftermarket support for Heat Recovery Steam Generators. ABOUT US: CMI Energy designs, ...
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If you are looking at this ad then that means you are ready to make a CAREER CHANGE and find new OPPORTUNITIES. So many of our Sales Representatives were in the same situation as you and came from backgrounds such as: SALES / MILITARY / RETAIL / CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGEMENT/COLLEGE STUDENT/BARTENDER / ATHLETES WORKING OUTDOORS / RESTAURANT BUSINESS As an INDUSTRY LEADER with more than 200 branch...
Erie, PA
SMS focuses on marketing strategies, strategic planning and business development. SMS, and the companies it represents, works to increase the sales, improve productivity, increase profitability, and improve the ease of operations of small- to medium-sized companies, while helping business owners reach their maximum potential and secure their financial future. We’re currently seeking Outside Sales...
Entry Level Sales No experience necessary Call us at 1-877-288-7556 CPP Inc. is now hiring ambitious, energetic individuals for our entry level sales and marketing positions. This job involves one on one sales interaction with customers. Are you a recent college graduate looking to gain some real world experience? Are you currently working, but looking for a new and exciting career path? Or ...
The Barber National Institute is accepting applications for part time Habilitation Professionals to work in Adult Day Programs with adults with developmental disabilities on vocational, pre-vocational, social, communication and self-help skills. Responsibilities include implementing habilitation goal plans, completing progress notes, assisting with daily activities and promoting independence. Ho...
You don't have to have a sales background to be successful in this role! In fact, several successful AmeriBanc National Sales Professionals have come from various background. Consider a career change from the Military, Customer Service, Real Estate or Insurance, to name a few! "Earn large weekly commissions for yourself and learn how to create recurring, Monthly Residual Income for the rest of yo...
Responsibilities: The Retail Sales Associate/Sales Consultant is responsible for engaging and providing an exceptional customer service experience. The associate must quickly build ongoing customer relationships and become a trusted advisor by utilizing advanced selling skills and knowledge (including cross-selling of products and services) to meet the customer's needs. The associate in this rol...
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Johnson Controls, Inc....
Erie, PA
TruGreen® is the nation's largest and most comprehensive provider of lawn services. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, we have more than 245 branches throughout the country. Although we are national in reach and reliability, we have a small company feel as our highly trained professionals live and work in the communities they serve. As with our customers, we are committed to providing personalized att...
Erie, 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 ...
Erie, PA
To learn more call Donnie: 814-392-6111 TruGreen® is the nation's largest and most comprehensive provider of lawn services. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, we have more than 245 branches throughout the country. Although we are national in reach and reliability, we have a small company feel as our highly trained professionals live and work in the communities they serve. As with our customers, we ar...

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