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Chester Jobs Overview

50,818
Job Openings
5.1%
Unemployment Rate
$52,550
Median Base Salary
34k
Population

Chester has the 910th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Chester is part of the Philadelphia metro area. Unemployment in the Philadelphia area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Philadelphia has the 8th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Chester is above average at $52,550, and the median cost of a home in Chester is $67,200, which is below the national average. 9% of workers in Chester hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 78% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Chester. 73% of Chester workers drive to work alone, 10% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Chester spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

PA CareerLink Delaware County at Chester City

701 Crosby Street
Suite B
Chester, PA 19013
610-447-3350