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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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UPSCALE STEAKHOUSE FAST GROWTH CONCEPT NOW HIRING - SAME DAY INTERVIEW! Executive Sous Chef Award Winning fast growth upscale concept! •Totally scratch kitchen , extensive wine list. •70.00 per person check average. •Excellent salary and bonus plan. •Great benefits and 401k "Selective Restaurant Recruiters"represents some of the hottest concepts with outstanding opportunities. No fees for ...
Philadelphia, PA
Description: Great account management is result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm) UnitedHealthcare is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most ...
Philadelphia, PA
Senior Employment Specialist Volunteers of America (DV) $ 12.47/Hr to $ 13.47/Hr, together with benefits package. Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Inc. is a not for profit organization. Its dedicated and highly integrated teams pioneer evidence-based interventions that help individuals in difficulty to transition back into the community and lead successful lives. The agency operates 43 c...
Philadelphia, PA
Restaurant / Retail / Hospitality Professionals Professionals to Management Wanted! Customer Service Specialist! Growth Opportunity* ENTRY LEVEL Compensation: Great Compensation and Bonus Structure Do customers specifically request you based on your great customer service? Does your personality alone put people at ease? Are you looking for an opportunity for growth and advancement in your ne...
Philadelphia, PA
We are seeking hard-working, self-motivated individuals that are looking for a true career opportunity with a bona-fide six figure income potential. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as “Obamacare” has created the single biggest explosion of sales in the history of health insurance. Health care Reform mandates that: 1. Everyone has to have health insurance or be subject to a penalt...
philadelphia, PA
Outside Sales- Fundraising Account Representative Signature Fundraising is a national, full-service product fundraising company that helps schools, sports groups, and other organizations raise funds for their needs and activities. We're looking for honest, hard-working and self-motivated Independent Sales Representatives to build a great business and help surrounding community needs. We are loo...
Philadelphia, PA
One of the fastest growing Event Marketing and Promotional Advertising firms in your area is looking for YOU to join their customer support and satisfaction team as a full time Customer Service Representative! If you’ve got a willingness to succeed and a great head on your shoulders and you feel you can handle the major responsibilities below. What are you waiting for? Apply now! Customer Servic...
Philadelphia, PA
The Job Window is seeking a candidate for an entry level position working within the Event Marketing and Event Planning team for one of the leading Event Promotions and Event Planning firms in the local area. We are looking for an innovative, team-oriented individual who enjoys working with others and maintaining relationships with prestigious clientele. This position includes working hands on wit...
Philadelphia, PA
Comptroller • Ability to obtain a U.S. government security clearance • Ability to multitask and work independently • Strong Business writing skills • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project) Bachelor's degree • Ability to review and analyze accounting detail transactions for accuracy • Conduct analysis and prepare management control assessment...
Join the team of over 20,000 Rent-A-Center coworkers and start your career climb today! At Rent-A-Center, our business is centered on service and were passionate about what we do. Our environment is fast-paced and offers ample opportunity to grow and develop, with top-performers entered into training programs to accelerate advancement to management. Our coworkers also enjoy a total rewards packag...
JOB PURPOSE: Provide the highest level of customer service through account management activities including, but not limited to these key responsibilities: KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Customer Service: Perform premier customer service in respect to all customers both internal and external to the partnership store Complete customer service calls in a timely manner as assigned Relationships: Work as ...
Philadelphia, PA
DTI is currently recruiting available attorneys for a document review project that is slated to start next Monday, February 2nd. The project will be taking place in Center City, Philadelphia. The review will be going for about 4 weeks (into early March). Rate will be $28/hour as a flat rate. Hours are still TBD. The ideal candidate will have past experience with Relativity. You must be actively b...
Philadelphia, PA
FASHIONCAREERFAIRS. com has multiple positions in various locations for apparel, textile, footwear and fashion accessory professionals for companies who are hiring now! WEB WHOLESALE ASSOCIATE MERCHANDISER – Women’s Fashion Label RESPONSIBILITIES: • Reviewing Wholesale selling reports to understand sales and opportunities with cross-functional team • Monitoring inventory to effectively manage...
Philadelphia, PA has multiple positions in various locations for apparel, textile, footwear and fashion accessory professionals for companies who are hiring now! BUYER - SWEATERS QUALIFICATIONS • Terrific leadership skills and understanding of greater sphere of influence in a merchandising leadership role. • Excellent communication skills and deep experience working in between design a...
Philadelphia, PA
Pennoni Associates, a leading engineering and design consulting firm is seeking an Information Resources Manager to work within our Corporate Communications Division in our Philadelphia, PA office. The candidate will provide, support and develop resources and capacities to improve the efficiency of information management for Pennoni Associates. Information management duties include: - Maintaini...
philadelphia, PA
Regional Sales Manager Join a GROWING company! Fleet Engineers, a leading manufacturer and distributor of systems solutions, parts and accessories for the heavy duty trucking industry, is looking for a motivated sales professional with solid presentation skills and proven field sales experience to drive growth in its Northeastern United States territory. The Regional Sales Manager, who will rep...
Philadelphia, PA
Position: Computer Vision Engineer Location: PA SCOPE: Perform functions to develop, model, design, assemble, test, document, and support 3D imaging systems and products. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Design and assist with design of structured light 3D metrology systems and/or similar 3D imaging measurement systems. 2. Develop and implement imaging techniques, algorithms, and approaches for high ...
Philadelphia, PA
Position: Senior Mechanical Engineer Location: PA Scope: Perform functions to provide mechanical design and analysis for the development of new or enhanced mechanical elements of the organization’s line of products and provide oversight and technical expertise in the area of mechanical engineering. Responsibilities: 1) Key individual contributor in the mechanical design of new metrology instr...
Company Confidential Philadelphia, PA
Manager of Human Resources Industry leading manufacturer is searching for an HR Manager. We are seeking a well-organized, personable, team building individual with strong communication skills to become part of our team in the greater Philadelphia area. The HR Manager shall deliver day-to-day HR support to a multi-unit manufacturer. The successful applicant shall carry out responsibilities assign...
Philadelphia, PA
Strategic sourcing leadership opportunity focused on architecting and implementing a global strategic sourcing function for a global manufacturing corporation. Prefer individuals with progressive experience managing broad categories of spend and implementing best practices and metrics to measure performance, including cost optimization and sourcing innovation. Requires demonstrated results alignin...

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