Mercer County, PA Jobs


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The job market in Mercer, PA County is growing steadily. According to recent statistics, the future job growth rate is estimated to be 6.84%, higher than the US average of 30.54%. Though the unemployment rate is higher than the US average at 5.2%, this still indicates a healthy job market in Mercer County. Businesses continue to invest in the area and create more job opportunities for residents. Job seekers can find work in various industries such as healthcare, retail, finance, technology, and education. With its strong economy and expanding job opportunities, Mercer County remains an attractive location for those looking for employment opportunities.

The unemployment rate in Mercer County is 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Mercer County has been Negative.
- Jobs have Decreased by 1.4% over the past year.
- The average salary in Mercer County is $52,810.
- The median home cost in Mercer County is $140,900

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Mercer? Architecture, Engineering ($71,250)
- Worst paying jobs? Food Prep, Serving ($13,311)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Utilities ($61,406)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($13,683)
- Average Income of Residents in Mercer ($28,977) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Mercer (8.4) is higher 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 Mercer. 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 Mercer, Pennsylvania that match your qualifications.

     JobsMercer, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationMercer, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Business, Financial$49,542$68,299
  Computer, Math$55,104$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$71,250$86,023
  Social Service$44,760$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$30,313$43,591
  Health Practitioners$58,915$75,327
  Health Technicians$37,888$41,524
  Healthcare Support$21,762$25,441
  Fire Fighters$44,583$35,516
  Law Enforcement$65,329$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$13,311$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$19,945$23,378
  Personal Care$15,239$15,351
  Sales, Related$26,058$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$32,737$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$32,000$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$42,467$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$46,187$48,436
  Material Moving$28,902$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryMercer, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$26,944$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$42,060$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$39,091$51,301
  Retail Trade$22,405$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$48,857$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$41,237$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$32,166$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$39,731$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises $75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$27,274$30,687
  Educational Services$51,985$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$32,034$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$28,274$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$13,683$18,154
  Other Services$27,348$29,481
  Public Administration$52,000$61,644
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