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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
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...
Description CSC has an opening for a Customer Care Manager. This person would handle customer complains and escalations regarding both service lapses and product deficiencies. Property & Casualty Insurance Industry experience is required. Experience in supporting multiple clients from a business (non-technical) standpoint. Conduct meetings with clients, internally with client managers and support...
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
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...
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
Our client, a leader in the nutraceutical industry, has been the CMO of choice for a diverse range of clients requiring OTC, nutritional, and food-related product manufacturing. Located in Pennsylvania and operation out of a 145,000 square foot, FDA approved cGMP facility, our client is continually upgrading to utilize most advanced technologies and machinery equipment. They are seeking a highly q...
Philadelphia, PA
Junior Associate - Entry Level Marketing & Advertising The Job Window is seeking a Junior Marketing Assistant for one of the most rapidly growing marketing and advertising teams in the nation! Local start-ups and national brands alike call on us to launch new products and services, acquire new customers, and help with existing customer retention through our innovative marketing and advertising ca...
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
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
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
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...
Philadelphia, PA
Red Global is seeking a candidate for an entry level position working within the Marketing teams for one of the leading marketing and promotional advertising firms in the Greater Philadelphia Area area. We are looking for innovative, team-oriented individual who enjoys working with others and maintaining relationships with prestigious clientele. This position will be working hands on with the priv...
Philadelphia, PA
Direct Customer Service Representative RED GLOBAL Red Global is one of the leading Promotional Advertising and Marketing Firms in Philadelphia. Our focus on customer service is unparalleled! Our goals are simple; every consumer must benefit from our promotions, every client must benefit from our services and every representative must benefit from our training and team spirit! Our challenge: We...

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