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The job growth in Columbus, OH is promising with an impressive 33.40% compared to the national average of 30.54%. The unemployment rate in Columbus is also lower than the national rate, staying at a steady 3.5%. This makes it a great place for people looking for work or those looking to switch jobs and take advantage of the job opportunities that have been growing at such a high rate. With its low unemployment rate and higher-than-average job growth, Columbus is an attractive option for employment prospects.

The unemployment rate in Columbus is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Columbus has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 0.9% over the past year.
- The average salary in Columbus is $58,575.
- The median home cost in Columbus is $220,100

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Columbus? Computer, Math ($76,588)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($15,933)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Utilities ($73,319)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($20,389)
- Average Income of Residents in Columbus ($32,481) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Columbus (5.7) is lower than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Columbus. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Columbus, Ohio that match your qualifications.

     JobsColumbus, OhioUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationColumbus, OhioUnited States
  Business, Financial$60,823$68,299
  Computer, Math$76,588$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$69,599$86,023
  Social Service$44,597$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$43,914$43,591
  Health Practitioners$63,388$75,327
  Health Technicians$40,755$41,524
  Healthcare Support$25,390$25,441
  Fire Fighters$30,628$35,516
  Law Enforcement$67,311$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$18,757$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$23,695$23,378
  Personal Care$15,933$15,351
  Sales, Related$32,177$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$36,711$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$18,750$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$38,752$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$43,052$48,436
  Material Moving$27,059$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryColumbus, OhioUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$21,386$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$68,518$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$45,111$51,301
  Retail Trade$30,847$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$36,065$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$58,805$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$43,208$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$59,312$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$57,739$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$28,789$30,687
  Educational Services$41,700$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$38,301$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$22,075$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$20,389$18,154
  Other Services$31,361$29,481
  Public Administration$58,630$61,644
Unemployment by Year (Years 1990 to 2021)
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Ellenore · 
Over 1 years ago

I've lived here for my whole life! Awesome place to  More

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We lived in Columbus from 2014-2022, originally from Denver work has taken us to Charlotte, NC, Austin and Atlanta for perspective. One of our biggest reasons for  More

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Over 2 years ago

The city has nice areas and old/ugly areas that look like the remains of a civil war. The nice areas are pretty. Traffic isn't bad compared to Cali but the summer  More

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