Columbus Job Boards

A definitive list of the best Cincinnati job boards, including prices.

Columbus Job Boards

November 12th, 2020

Fill your vacant positions with help from our list of the 8 best job portals in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus has a combination of local sites that target the Columbus job market and world-renowned job sites that do well in this market.

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Top 8 Columbus Job Boards:

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Job Board Name

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Free and paid options.


Google for Jobs



The Columbus Dispatch



Cbus Jobs

Paid, from $69.00.


Columbus Craigslist

Paid, from $25.00.



Paid, from $275.00.




Paid, from $79.00.

Columbus Employment Statistics:

Unemployment Rate

Unemployment rates in Columbus were as low as 3.8% before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Annual Mean Wage


Median Hourly Wage


Minimum Wage

$8.30 /hr.

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What else can I do to fill jobs in Columbus?

Once you've posted your ad on job boards, run ads in local newspapers such as the Columbus Post and Columbus Dispatch. Also contact local colleges including Central Ohio Technical College, Marion Technical College, Hondros College, and Kenyon College to share jobs with students and alumni.

How much does it cost to post a job in Columbus?

Pricing for job posts in Columbus range from $0.00 to $275.00, depending on the platform that you choose for your job post. The paid options offer more features and benefits.

Is there anywhere to advertise jobs in Columbus for free?

Yes, offers free job ads.

How can I fill my job vacancies in Columbus effectively?

Try getting in contact with Ohio State University and Columbus State Community College to learn about advertising jobs to alumni. You might also try posting your job in different parts of Ohio, or even in larger cities out of state to attract talent.