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Charleston Jobs Overview

3,007
Job Openings
5.6%
Unemployment Rate
$41,590
Median Base Salary
50k
Population

Charleston has the 599th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 3.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Charleston area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Charleston has the 150th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Charleston is below average at $41,590, and the median cost of a home in Charleston is $142,800, which is below the national average. 39% of workers in Charleston hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Charleston. 81% of Charleston workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Charleston spend an average of 16 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Workforce West Virginia Charleston Center

1321 Plaza East
PO Box 2753 (25330)
Charleston, WV 25330
304-558-0342