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School Bus Driver

First Student

Philadelphia, PA

CDL A Owner-Operator Driver

Hub Group

Philadelphia, PA

Travel Nurse - LPN - $2000 Sign-On Bonus!

Professional Case Management

Philadelphia, PA

Sales/Customer Service Representative

American Income Life

Philadelphia, PA

Travel Nurse - RN - $2000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

Professional Case Management

Philadelphia, PA

Mulesoft Specialist

Randstad USA

Philadelphia, PA

REMOTE Strategic Media Planner


Philadelphia, PA


Randstad USA

Philadelphia, PA

Technician- Philadelphia, PA 12/27


Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Jobs: Overview

Philadelphia's population of more than 1.5 million people makes it the sixth largest city in the U.S. You may know the Philadelphia Museum of Art for its "Rocky steps," but the city is about more than Philly cheesesteaks and boxing. The City of Brotherly Love is also one of the oldest cities in the nation and is home to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the National Constitution Center. Its downtown district is rich with restaurants, marketplaces, museums, and historic neighborhoods where you can dine at Bella Vista or bask in the centuries-old architecture in Logan Square. If you're ready to make Philadelphia your home, you can search for Philadelphia jobs on Monster.

With one of the largest workforces in the U.S., Philadelphia is a great place to find work. And the cost of living isn't so bad either. Even if you don't find that dream job in Philly, there are 18 Fortune 500 companies within an hour's drive of the city. You can also check out job opportunities in other Pennsylvania cities such as Reading, Allentown, and Lancaster.

Popular Jobs in Philadelphia

Several key industries drive Philadelphia's thriving economy. Among them are the biotech and healthcare industries. In fact, 80% of all biotech and pharmaceutical companies have offices in the Philadelphia metro area, which means it's easy to find life science jobs. The City of Brotherly Love is also one of the most visited cities in the U.S. with a strong tourism and hospitality industry that supports jobs in restaurants, bars, and cafes. With prestigious colleges—including the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and Temple University—Philadelphia is also a great place to find education jobs.

There are tons of other popular jobs in Philadelphia worth checking out, including:

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Interviewing for Philadelphia Jobs

The interviewing process is the final step before you get an offer. This is your chance to sell yourself to employers and show why you're the best candidate for the job. It's also an employer's chance to get to know you, your personality, and your values. To avoid giving generic answers, learn how to provide examples that demonstrate your skills, achievements, and work ethic. And know that even if you stumble, there are plenty of ways to bounce back from job interview mistakes.

How Much Do Philadelphia Jobs Pay?

The median household income in Philadelphia is $45,927. Your background, experience and job type might push that number higher or lower. Fortunately, Monster's Salary Calculator can give you an idea of how much you're likely to earn at a new job. Enter any job title and location into the search bar to find out for yourself. You'll also see ways to boost your employability and potential next steps you can take in your career.

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