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



Unemployment Rate 2018

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
Nursing Aide
Salary: $23.33k - $32.22k

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Employment
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18.69k - $27.67k

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Total Employment
Salary: $54.25k - $91.77k