Cincinnati jobs run the gamut from healthcare positions to factory work to positions in the service industries. In fact, the "Queen City" has the fastest growing economy in the Midwest. This city of nearly 300,000 residents is home to a variety of Fortune 500 corporations, including Proctor & Gamble, The Kroger Company and Macys Inc. The Kroger Company alone employs more than 21,000 people, making the city's largest employer.
One of the fastest growing sectors of the Cincinnati economy is the business services sector. That includes attorneys, accountants, advertising executives and architects. This area is responsible for nearly half of the recent 2.5 percent growth in the city's economy.
More than 18 percent of Cincinnati residents work in health care or social service jobs. Top employers include Care Star home health care company, Anthem health insurance company and Amylin Pharmaceuticals.
Cincinnati's roots are in manufacturing, with many plants lining the Ohio River in the early to mid-20th century. Although the city's economic base has diversified, manufacturing still plays a major role. AK Steel, Proctor & Gamble, GE Aviation and Formica Corporation are among the leading sources of manufacturing jobs.
Cincinnati is home to the iconic Cincinnati chili as well as food businesses such as Graeter's Ice Cream, Kroger grocery stores, La Rosa's Pizzerias and United Dairy Farmer's markets.
The U.S., Ohio and local governments are also Cincinnati employers. There is also a Federal Reserve Bank in Cincinnati.
The greater Cincinnati area is home to several colleges and universities. In fact, the University of Cincinnati is the city's second-largest employer. Area colleges and universities include Xavier University and Cincinnati Christian University. The Cincinnati Public School system, the third largest in Ohio, is also a major employer.
While Cincinnati grew up as an industrial city, today the "Queen City" offers jobs in a wide variety of industries, everything from food service to professional services.