What kind of jobs are there in Cincinnati, OH?

Cincinnati is home to nine companies on the Fortune 500 list, including Kroger, Procter & Gamble and Macy's. Meanwhile, numerous area hospitals employ health care workers, and careers in science, business, management and the arts are popular as well. Cincinnati also features a large library system, with 40 branches employing about 800 residents in a variety of clerical, technical and service positions. 

Although the metro area's average annual salary is just below the national average, those seeking opportunities in education, sales and library work can make more here than they would in other areas.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 6.6 /10

How we calculate this.


Cincinnati has a comparable job market to similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


Cincinnati
$48,890

USA
$50,620

Unemployment Rate 2018

3.9%
of people are without a job

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top Industries in Cincinnati

Health Care and Social Assistance

Total Employment
146,200
Nursing Aide
Salary: $23k - $32k

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Employment
96,100
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18k - $27k

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Total Employment
62,100
Accountant
Salary: $54k - $91k