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Lancaster, Pennsylvania Overview

Lancaster, a city of 60,000, is the largest city in the Lancaster metropolitan area, a district with a population over just over half a million residents. The historic city was first chartered in 1681 as part of Penn's Woods; interestingly, the first paved road in the United States was the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike, which opened in 1795.

From its earlier economic roots in agriculture and industry (Lancaster was home to Armstrong World Industries for many years), the town is recasting itself as a tourist destination and upscale shopping and arts mecca. The Lancaster Central Market, featuring Amish goods, is the oldest farmers market still in operation in the country.

Those seeking jobs in Lancaster, PA will find a lower than average cost of living. According to Forbes, Lancaster is 2.4 percent below the national average. The median home price is just $164,900, well below the national median of $181,400. Household income is $54,300, just slightly above the national median of $53,046.

Lancaster Job Opportunities

Most Lancaster jobs are in the healthcare sector; the city's largest employer is Lancaster General Hospital with just over 7,100 employees. RR Donnelly, a print and production company, employs approximately 2,700 persons. Rounding out the city's largest employers are County of Lancaster (2,100 employees), School District of Lancaster (1,600 employees), and Dart Container (1,585 employees).

Those looking for jobs in Lancaster might find good opportunities in art and design. Gallery Row, which opened in 2005, is attracting a growing number of galleries and boutiques. Service and hospitality jobs are also increasing as Lancaster revitalizes its downtown area with upscale restaurants and bars. Search for jobs in Hershey, home of Hershey Park, for more diverse employment opportunities.

Lancaster Employment Trends

The unemployment rate as of July 2014 was just 4.6 percent, well below the national rate. However, job growth in 2013 was an anemic 0.8 percent, although it is expected to increase to 1.8 percent by the end of 2014, according to Forbes. Forbes ranks Lancaster jobs growth at number 147 and at 195th for business and careers. Tourism is expected to experience greater than average growth in the coming years, bringing more Lancaster, PA jobs in the travel sector.

As part of the downtown revitalization and greater tourism growth, opportunities for retail jobs in Lancaster will continue to grow. Sales jobs, notably in specialty retail outlets, are also expected to grow at a good rate.


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DO YOU WANT TO WORK FOR A LEADER IN THE INDUSTRY? DO YOU HAVE PEOPLE SKILLS AND WANT THOSE SKILLS TO SHINE AND EARN YOU INCOME? AdvantaClean, a leader in light environmental remediation and emergency restoration services is growing! Since 1994, AdvantaClean has been providing customers with high quality environmental solutions. As an industry pacesetter, we are building strong teams that enjoy w...
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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 ...
Lancaster, PA
Follow company guidelines for providing quality customer service by greeting customers with a smile, offering assistance, suggesting alternatives when necessary and thanking them for shopping. Always maintain a positive and friendly attitude. Answer customer questions. Ensure fresh quality merchandise by using proper product handling and bagging techniques. Help with controlling damages and minim...
Lancaster, 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. Here, you will discover a culture that grows through ch...
Lancaster, PA
Truck Driving Job With CDL Training Provided! No experience needed! - We'll provide you with a complete CDL training program at a top-notch truck driving school. PAM Transport Offers: Earn up to $40,000 1st Year! $1,200 Sign-On Bonus! No upfront CDL training costs! No experience needed! No credit checks! We're currently hiring new truck drivers and providing a full truck driver training co...
Lancaster, PA
Description Join our team and show your colors to the world! PPG Architectural Coatings is a respected leader in the paint industry. A business unit of PPG Industries, the world's leading coatings and specialty Products Company, we manufacture and sell our products through home centers, independent dealers, and through a network of company-owned stores across North America. With over 900 retail...
Lancaster, 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...
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Leading $1BIL Automotive Manufacturer seeks Fasteners and Joining Engineer. No agencies or 3rd parties will be honored. This position develops and implements safe, optimal and cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with joining specifications and quality standards and recommends and implements improvements to joining production processes, methods and controls. Coordinate...
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A leading $1BIL Automotive Manufacturer and Lean Manufacturing Leader seeks an Experienced Quality Engineer up to $80k. No agencies or 3rd parties will be honored. Duties: Enhances staff accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members. Determines ...
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1st, 2nd, 3rd and Swing Shifts available. A leading $1/BIL automotive manufacturer seeks proven, experienced Production Managers for several Fabrication Plants in the greater Lancaster area. Must be a proven supervisor or manager of welders and fabricators in professional job shops or manufacturing cells. Must be a leader, teacher and quality enforcer of fabricators using Mig, Tig and self-shielde...
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Leading Manufacturer and Lean Manufacturing leader seeks a Director of Quality. No agencies or 3rd parties will be honored. Job Purpose: Promotes company quality and customer service image by supervising staff; forming, facilitating, and evaluating process improvement teams. Manage and mentor the Quality Managers located at all the plants. Must have large, multi-plant experience. Duties: * Mai...
Lancaster, PA
PeopleShare's Lancaster, PA office is seeking a talented individual for the role of Recruiting Assistant! This is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates and experienced applicants! The Recruiting Assistant maintains flow of job applicants by placing job openings; assembling recruiting materials; screening and referring applicants; checking references; preparing reports; providing administ...
Have you hit the glass ceiling? Is your company not opening new restaurants? Need an opportunity to show what you can do in order to grow to the next level? This legendary quick service American food brand is EXPLODING with growth and is currently seeking District Manager candidates in the York/Lancaster/Harrisburg areas. The DM is responsible for total operations/P&L of 5-8 restaurants including ...
Lancaster, PA
JFC Global has been asked to recruit a web developer for a permanent position. We are seeking candidates that are interested in joining a team on a long-term permanent basis. We are really looking for someone that wants to settle in and become a key part of an established team. This person will be asked to work on site in their Lancaster county offices. Our client prides themselves on having a co...
Lancaster, PA
1. Manages department inventories by tracking sales reports, orders merchandise to meet customer demands and maximize profits. Orders inventory to minimize shortages and overstocks while ensuring that merchandise is fresh. 2. Schedules all associates, oversees and participates in ongoing training efforts to teach specialized skills, rewards and recognizes performance and delegates work assignment...
Lancaster, PA
RETTEW, an ENR Top Design Firm is currently seeking a Transportation Engineer for our Lancaster, Lehigh Valley, Mechanicsburg, or Pittsburgh PA office. Responsibilities: Perform highway designs for multiple transportation projects Will have demonstrated ability to work independently and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and projects simultaneously Requirements: BS in Civil Engineering EIT...
Lancaster, PA
TITLE: Project Team Associate REPORTS TO: Project Team Coordinator STATUS: Full-time (Temporary) WORK SCHEDULE: Day Shift (6:00AM – 2:00PM) or Overnight Shift (10:00PM – 6:00AM) SUMMARY: The Project Team Associate is responsible for ensuring store planograms are set accurately, merchandising, fixture installations and special projects as needed. The person in this role will work closely with ...
Lancaster, PA
The CoWorx philosophy—Together we’re better—embodies our commitment to working hand in hand with our clients and our employees. Our award-winning focus and individual attention have helped thousands of job seekers find meaningful employment. We are seeking general laborers and experienced warehouse associates for potential opportunities with our clients in Lancaster, PA. Part Time and Full Time -...
Lancaster, PA
You can start an AVON business and EMPOWER your life. Avon is an iconic brand that is recognized and loved by million. As a leader in beauty, anti-aging skincare, and fragrances, we make it easy for you to sell and succeed, right from the start. I STARTED SELLING AVON BECAUSE: I WANTED TO BE THE CEO OF MY OWN COMPANY -A.S., Avon Independent Sales Representative It doesn’t matter if you come fro...
HIT THE GLASS CEILING? CAREER NEED A JUMP-START? WE CAN HELP! This fast-growing Quick-service sandwich chain is one of the BEST KNOWN BRANDS in the industry! They are EXPLODING with growth and seeking Assistant Manager candidates in the York/Lancaster/Harrisburg areas. The Assistant Manager is responsible for operations of the restaurant including running shifts, staff management, and adherence t...

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