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Rome Employment

Employment and Industries in the Rome, Georgia Area

Rome has a diversified economy. Education, manufacturing, tourism, healthcare and technology are substantial factors for the city. The major employment sectors include education, healthcare, manufacturing, textile mills and textile products, accommodation and food services, construction and social services.

Some of the most popular jobs in Rome which are filled by workers with college degrees are registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, accountants and auditors, child family and social workers; pharmacists; training and development specialists; advertising sales agents, computer systems analysts and medical health services managers.

The largest employers in Rome are:

  • Floyd Healthcare Management Inc
  • Floyd County Board of Education
  • The Harbin Clinic LLC
  • Redmond Park Hospital Inc
  • Zartic LLC
  • Marglen Industries Inc
  • County of Rome
  • City of Rome
  • Rome City School District
  • Berry College
  • Manis Lumber Co
  • Pirelli Tire
  • Northwest Georgia Hospital
  • Syntec Industries LLC
  • Church Chair Industries
  • Suzuki Manufacturing of America
  • Neaton Rome
  • F&P Georgia
  • Brugg Cable and Telecom
  • Universal Tax Systems
  • Peach State Labs

Noteworthy data regarding Rome: About 19% of the residents over the age of 25 have a bachelor's degree or better. In 2007 the estimated median household income was $37,000. The cost of living index in 2008 was 81.1 which is low when compared to the nation's average of 100.

Companies situated in Rome have access to helpful business organizations including:

The Rome News Tribune offers current information regarding the business activities in Rome.

Jobs in Rome

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 36450 $41450 $19.93 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 5130 $33330 $16.02 14.8
3 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3840 $73970 $35.56 5.75
4 Production Occupations 3760 $33410 $16.06 5.85
5 Sales and Related Occupations 3660 $31480 $15.13 10.15
6 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 3600 $19750 $9.5 8.3
7 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2840 $46250 $22.24 6.15
8 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 2720 $28710 $13.8 6.45
9 Management Occupations 1720 $101930 $49 6.05
10 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 1610 $44020 $21.16 3.8
11 Healthcare Support Occupations 1460 $27020 $12.99 3.05
12 Registered Nurses 1430 $61980 $29.8 1.9
13 Retail Salespersons 1190 $25610 $12.31 3.1
14 Cashiers 1170 $19910 $9.57 2.25
15 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1040 $18520 $8.9 2.15
16 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1020 $25860 $12.43 3.7
17 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 930 $56490 $27.16 5.05
18 Personal Care and Service Occupations 860 $21050 $10.12 4.1
19 Protective Service Occupations 810 $34550 $16.61 2.25
20 Waiters and Waitresses 800 $18400 $8.85 1.6
21 Construction and Extraction Occupations 780 $38690 $18.6 4.4
22 Office Clerks, General 700 $26410 $12.7 2
23 Helpers--Production Workers 660 $24160 $11.62 0.3
24 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 650 $31460 $15.13 1.6
25 General and Operations Managers 650 $105530 $50.74 1.4
26 Nursing Assistants 550 $24350 $11.71 1.05
27 Customer Service Representatives 540 $37230 $17.9 1.75
28 Community and Social Service Occupations 540 $43470 $20.9 1.65
29 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 540 $21800 $10.48 1.2
30 Team Assemblers 520 $28650 $13.77 0.75
31 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 460 $24780 $11.91 1.6
32 Personal Care Aides 450 $19110 $9.19 1.3
33 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 410 $35730 $17.18 0.45
34 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 390 $58020 $27.89 1
35 Packers and Packagers, Hand 380 $23490 $11.29 0.45
36 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 370 $37220 $17.89 0.5
37 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 370 $65750 $31.61 2.8
38 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 370 $28670 $13.78 1.6
39 Cooks, Fast Food 360 $18000 $8.65 0.3
40 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 350 $56840 $27.33 1
41 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 350 $35330 $16.98 1.2
42 Home Health Aides 340 $20330 $9.77 0.7
43 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 340 $37260 $17.92 1
44 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 340 $54430 $26.17 0.4
45 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 330 $32160 $15.46 0.9
46 Food Preparation Workers 310 $20330 $9.78 0.6
47 Receptionists and Information Clerks 290 $25280 $12.15 0.7
48 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 280 $35810 $17.22 1.1
49 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 280 $32930 $15.83 0.5
50 Medical Assistants 270 $30110 $14.48 0.45
51 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 250 $27630 $13.29 0.8
52 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 240 $41780 $20.09 1.7
53 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 230 $67940 $32.66 1.65
54 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 230 $28130 $13.53 0.6
55 Medical Secretaries 230 $33450 $16.08 0.4
56 Cooks, Restaurant 230 $21500 $10.34 0.75
57 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 230 $28020 $13.47 0
58 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 190 $26770 $12.87 0.6
59 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 190 $53440 $25.69 0.2
60 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 190 $19570 $9.41 1
61 Legal Occupations 180 $72200 $34.71 0.8
62 Accountants and Auditors 170 $64740 $31.13 0.9
63 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 170 $107320 $51.6 0.1
64 Medical and Health Services Managers 170 $102830 $49.44 0.2
65 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 160 $21180 $10.18 0.3
66 Radiologic Technologists 160 $51770 $24.89 0.1
67 Billing and Posting Clerks 150 $31520 $15.16 0.35
68 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 150 $50570 $24.31 0.2
69 Security Guards 140 $23020 $11.07 0.7
70 Cargo and Freight Agents 140 $27460 $13.2 0.1
71 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 140 $49540 $23.82 0.7
72 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 140 $239200 $115 0.2
73 Dishwashers 140 $19310 $9.29 0.3
74 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 140 $33110 $15.92 0.2
75 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 130 $31460 $15.12 0.25
76 Electricians 130 $44200 $21.25 0.4
77 Pharmacy Technicians 130 $29510 $14.19 0.25
78 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 130 $27090 $13.03 0
79 Pharmacists 130 $103630 $49.82 0.2
80 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 120 $21130 $10.16 0.3
81 Tellers 120 $29620 $14.24 0.3
82 Bill and Account Collectors 120 $44340 $21.32 0.2
83 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 120 $59230 $28.47 0.3
84 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 120 $37570 $18.06 0.3
85 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 110 $26040 $12.52 0.3
86 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 110 $44670 $21.48 0.5
87 Insurance Sales Agents 100 $63070 $30.32 0.3
88 Lawyers 100 $89460 $43.01 0.5
89 Physical Therapists 100 $78810 $37.89 0.15
90 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 100 $55290 $26.58 0.9
91 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 100 $56820 $27.32 0.2
92 Parts Salespersons 100 $34920 $16.79 0.2
93 Food Service Managers 90 $36640 $17.62 0.2
94 Physician Assistants 90 $97710 $46.98 0.1
95 Nurse Practitioners 90 $104300 $50.14 0.1
96 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 90 $36920 $17.75 0.4
97 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 90 $44400 $21.35 0.2
98 Recreation Workers 90 $23500 $11.3 0.3
99 Postal Service Mail Carriers 90 $50140 $24.11 0.15
100 Construction Laborers 90 $31270 $15.03 0.8
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Rome colleges and trade schools.

Jobs More Common Near Rome Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 41,450 36,450
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,330 5,130
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,970 3,840
Production Occupations 33,410 3,760
Sales and Related Occupations 31,480 3,660
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 19,750 3,600
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 46,250 2,840
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 28,710 2,720
Management Occupations 101,930 1,720
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,020 1,610
Healthcare Support Occupations 27,020 1,460
Registered Nurses 61,980 1,430
Retail Salespersons 25,610 1,190
Cashiers 19,910 1,170
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,520 1,040
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,860 1,020
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,490 930
Personal Care and Service Occupations 21,050 860
Protective Service Occupations 34,550 810
Waiters and Waitresses 18,400 800
Construction and Extraction Occupations 38,690 780
Office Clerks, General 26,410 700
Helpers--Production Workers 24,160 660
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,460 650
General and Operations Managers 105,530 650
Nursing Assistants 24,350 550
Customer Service Representatives 37,230 540
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,470 540
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 21,800 540
Team Assemblers 28,650 520
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 24,780 460
Personal Care Aides 19,110 450
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 35,730 410
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 58,020 390
Packers and Packagers, Hand 23,490 380
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 37,220 370
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 65,750 370
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,670 370
Cooks, Fast Food 18,000 360
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 56,840 350
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 35,330 350
Home Health Aides 20,330 340
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 37,260 340
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 54,430 340
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 32,160 330
Food Preparation Workers 20,330 310
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,280 290
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,810 280
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 32,930 280
Medical Assistants 30,110 270

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Rome, Georgia Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 41,450 36,450
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,330 5,130
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,970 3,840
Production Occupations 33,410 3,760
Sales and Related Occupations 31,480 3,660
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 46,250 2,840
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 28,710 2,720
Management Occupations 101,930 1,720
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,020 1,610
Healthcare Support Occupations 27,020 1,460
Registered Nurses 61,980 1,430
Retail Salespersons 25,610 1,190
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,860 1,020
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,490 930
Protective Service Occupations 34,550 810
Construction and Extraction Occupations 38,690 780
Office Clerks, General 26,410 700
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,460 650
General and Operations Managers 105,530 650
Customer Service Representatives 37,230 540
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,470 540
Team Assemblers 28,650 520
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 35,730 410
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 58,020 390
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 37,220 370
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 65,750 370
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,670 370
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 56,840 350
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 35,330 350
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 37,260 340
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 54,430 340
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 32,160 330
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,280 290
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,810 280
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 32,930 280
Medical Assistants 30,110 270
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 27,630 250
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 41,780 240
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 67,940 230
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 28,130 230
Medical Secretaries 33,450 230
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 28,020 230
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 26,770 190
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 53,440 190
Legal Occupations 72,200 180
Accountants and Auditors 64,740 170
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 107,320 170
Medical and Health Services Managers 102,830 170
Radiologic Technologists 51,770 160
Billing and Posting Clerks 31,520 150

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