Philadelphia is also home to a variety of other industries. These industries include manufacturing, oil refining, food processing, biotechnology, tourism and financial services.
Major companies in the region, outside of healthcare, responsible for the majority of Philadelphia jobs include Comcast, Lincoln Financial Group, Sunoco, Aramark, Wyeth, GlaxoSmithKline, Boeing (helicopters division), and Pep Boys.
Philadelphia’s most recession proof jobs
As the economy continues to change most Philadelphians look to Philadelphia jobs that can provide stability. According to our proprietary data, the following Philadelphia jobs prevailed as the most recession proof:
- Healthcare (Administration)
- Higher Education (Administration)
- Account/Customer Support