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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations37070$41,800$20.1100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations5010$33,500$16.1114.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations4050$20,110$9.678.55
4Production Occupations4050$36,450$17.535.7
5Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations3690$72,380$34.85.8
6Sales and Related Occupations3580$30,500$14.669.9
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations2620$51,190$24.616.05
8Transportation and Material Moving Occupations2540$29,960$14.46.55
9Management Occupations1850$98,490$47.356.15
10Healthcare Support Occupations1560$28,590$13.753
11Registered Nurses1440$63,740$30.651.95
12Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1430$17,910$8.612.3
13Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations1410$43,720$21.023.8
14Retail Salespersons1190$25,400$12.212.85
15Cashiers1180$20,200$9.712.2
16Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1170$27,190$13.073.65
17Personal Care and Service Occupations1170$20,770$9.994.3
18Business and Financial Operations Occupations970$55,850$26.855.25
19Waiters and Waitresses870$18,450$8.871.7
20Protective Service Occupations800$36,070$17.342.2
21General and Operations Managers720$91,360$43.921.5
22Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers710$29,260$14.070
23Construction and Extraction Occupations710$36,500$17.554.45
24Office Clerks, General670$26,530$12.751.9
25Personal Care Aides630$19,910$9.571.5
26Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive630$32,180$15.471.5
27Nursing Assistants540$25,220$12.131
28Helpers--Production Workers530$24,830$11.940.3
29Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners530$24,450$11.761.55
30Stock Clerks and Order Fillers500$22,920$11.021.3
31Community and Social Service Occupations490$42,660$20.511.65
32Customer Service Representatives480$34,690$16.681.75
33Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand450$27,890$13.411.7
34Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers400$36,710$17.650.4
35First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers390$53,950$25.940.95
36Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers380$39,990$19.221.2
37Maintenance and Repair Workers, General370$33,840$16.270.9
38Receptionists and Information Clerks370$27,150$13.050.7
39First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers360$58,480$28.120.4
40Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products350$52,660$25.320.9
41First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers330$36,190$17.41
42First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers320$28,850$13.870.6
43Cooks, Restaurant310$22,810$10.960.8
44Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers310$32,390$15.570.8
45Cooks, Fast Food300$19,320$9.290.3
46Packers and Packagers, Hand300$23,710$11.40.45
47Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks270$36,400$17.51.05
48Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses270$37,400$17.980.5
49Architecture and Engineering Occupations260$68,670$33.011.7
50Home Health Aides260$22,350$10.750.7
51Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations230$38,280$18.41.8
52Food Preparation Workers210$22,870$110.6
53Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners200$20,370$9.80.9
54Medical Secretaries200$35,610$17.120.4
55Accountants and Auditors180$60,720$29.190.9
56Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics180$35,550$17.090.5
57Business Operations Specialists, All Other180$49,650$23.870.7
58Legal Occupations180$82,740$39.780.8
59Radiologic Technologists170$50,940$24.490.1
60Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations160$60,060$28.870.8
61Medical and Health Services Managers160$102,830$49.440.25
62Education Administrators, Postsecondary150$110,990$53.360.1
63Pharmacy Technicians150$30,370$14.60.3
64Billing and Posting Clerks140$32,640$15.690.3
65Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers140$33,130$15.930.6
66Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators130$31,140$14.970.2
67Pharmacists130$110,300$53.030.2
68Security Guards130$23,960$11.520.7
69Dishwashers120$19,000$9.140.3
70Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors120$51,590$24.80.2
71Electricians120$37,730$18.140.4
72Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders120$31,610$15.20.2
73Computer User Support Specialists110$56,930$27.370.4
74Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants110$50,310$24.190.35
75First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers110$56,580$27.20.3
76Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers110$35,050$16.850.3
77Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers110$36,300$17.450.3
78Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria100$24,260$11.660.3
79Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks100$18,350$8.820.2
80Human Resources Specialists100$51,640$24.830.35
81Industrial Machinery Mechanics100$47,890$23.020.2
82Lawyers100$102,700$49.380.5
83Physical Therapists100$70,740$34.010.2
84Sales Managers100$134,680$64.750.2
85Tellers100$30,680$14.750.3
86Bartenders90$20,120$9.670.4
87Child, Family, and School Social Workers90$43,580$20.950.2
88Construction Laborers90$30,360$14.60.8
89First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors90$52,040$25.020
90Food Service Managers90$38,140$18.340.2
91Insurance Sales Agents90$53,510$25.730.3
92Parts Salespersons90$27,050$130.2
93Postal Service Mail Carriers90$49,210$23.660.2
94Bill and Account Collectors80$35,460$17.050.2
95Bus Drivers, School or Special Client80$19,370$9.320.3
96Childcare Workers80$17,940$8.630.8
97Medical Records and Health Information Technicians80$35,250$16.950.1
98Nurse Practitioners80$104,340$50.160.1
99Phlebotomists80$30,280$14.560.1
100Physicians and Surgeons, All Other80$242,050$116.370.25
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Jobs More Common Near Rome Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$41,80037,070
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,5005,010
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$20,1104,050
Production Occupations$36,4504,050
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$72,3803,690
Sales and Related Occupations$30,5003,580
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$51,1902,620
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$29,9602,540
Management Occupations$98,4901,850
Healthcare Support Occupations$28,5901,560
Registered Nurses$63,7401,440
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$17,9101,430
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$43,7201,410
Retail Salespersons$25,4001,190
Cashiers$20,2001,180
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,1901,170
Personal Care and Service Occupations$20,7701,170
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$55,850970
Waiters and Waitresses$18,450870
Protective Service Occupations$36,070800
General and Operations Managers$91,360720
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$29,260710
Construction and Extraction Occupations$36,500710
Office Clerks, General$26,530670
Personal Care Aides$19,910630
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,180630
Nursing Assistants$25,220540
Helpers--Production Workers$24,830530
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$24,450530
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$22,920500
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,660490
Customer Service Representatives$34,690480
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,890450
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$36,710400
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$53,950390
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$39,990380
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$33,840370
Receptionists and Information Clerks$27,150370
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$58,480360
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$52,660350
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$36,190330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$28,850320
Cooks, Restaurant$22,810310
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$32,390310
Cooks, Fast Food$19,320300
Packers and Packagers, Hand$23,710300
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$36,400270
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$37,400270
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$68,670260
Home Health Aides$22,350260

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$41,80037,070
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,5005,010
Production Occupations$36,4504,050
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$72,3803,690
Sales and Related Occupations$30,5003,580
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$51,1902,620
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$29,9602,540
Management Occupations$98,4901,850
Healthcare Support Occupations$28,5901,560
Registered Nurses$63,7401,440
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$43,7201,410
Retail Salespersons$25,4001,190
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,1901,170
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$55,850970
Protective Service Occupations$36,070800
General and Operations Managers$91,360720
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$29,260710
Construction and Extraction Occupations$36,500710
Office Clerks, General$26,530670
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,180630
Nursing Assistants$25,220540
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,660490
Customer Service Representatives$34,690480
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,890450
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$36,710400
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$53,950390
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$39,990380
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$33,840370
Receptionists and Information Clerks$27,150370
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$58,480360
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$52,660350
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$36,190330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$28,850320
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$32,390310
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$36,400270
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$37,400270
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$68,670260
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$38,280230
Medical Secretaries$35,610200
Accountants and Auditors$60,720180
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$35,550180
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$49,650180
Legal Occupations$82,740180
Radiologic Technologists$50,940170
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$60,060160
Medical and Health Services Managers$102,830160
Education Administrators, Postsecondary$110,990150
Pharmacy Technicians$30,370150
Billing and Posting Clerks$32,640140
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$33,130140

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