Work in Wayne

Experience the Difference

Wayne County is a land of opportunity... especially for job-seekers. As Northeast Ohio’s fastest-growing county, our community has experienced the arrival of new companies and the continued growth of many area businesses, making it the perfect place to take the next big step in your career. Our vibrant business community is sure to provide you with everything you need to acheive your ocuppational goals. 

Featured Industries

For more than a decade, Wayne County’s economy has received national and international recognition for its exceptional performance. Our success is fueled by a balanced mix of industry which capitalizes on the areas rich natural resources and abundant human capital.

Employers in Wayne County

Did you know that the world headquarters of J.M. Smuckers with brands including JIF, Folgers, Crisco and Pillsbury is located Wayne County? How about one of the nation's oldest and most innovative paint application companies (Wooster Brush) as well as a top-ranked liberal arts college (College of Wooster).  These are just a few of our leading employers.



Economic Overview

Wayne County is located in Northeast Ohio, approximately 60 miles southwest of Cleveland and 35 miles west of Akron and Canton. Over the past several decades, Wayne County has evolved into one of the most dynamic small communities in the country. We offer the advantages of small-town living with the amenities offered by three neighboring metropolitan areas.

Professional Organizations

Are you looking to make new connections in your field?  Do you want to socialize with others working and living in the community?  Interested in career and professional growth opportunities?

Opportunities in Wayne County