dcsimg

Goldsboro Employment

Employment and Industries in the Goldsboro, North Carolina Area

Goldsboro, North Carolina is home to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The city is a tobacco market and includes manufacturing sectors such as furniture, textiles, automotive parts and food products. The primary fields of employment in Goldsboro are government, healthcare, educational services, accommodation and food services, social services and manufacturing. Management, professional and related occupations comprise 28% of the workforce. Sales and office occupations comprise 22% of the labor force. Service jobs provide 18% of the jobs in Goldsboro.

In Goldsboro, there are a number of jobs where the majority of the workers are college graduates including registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, social and human service assistants, child, family and school social workers; financial managers, sales managers, educational, vocational and school counselors; and pharmacists.

Notable information regarding Goldsboro, North Carolina: Regarding the adult residents, 17% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 81 (National average: 100). In 2009 the average earnings in Goldsboro was $24,000.

A list of notable job providers located in Goldsboro is provided below:

  • Southco Distributing Company
  • Wayne Health Corporation
  • Wayne Memorial Hospital Inc
  • Maxwell Farms Inc
  • R A Jeffreys Distributing
  • Simmons Inc, DS
  • Glenoit Universal, LTD
  • Wayne Oil Company, Inc
  • Wayne County Public Schools
  • Skill Creations, Inc
  • AP Exhaust Products, Inc
  • Maxwell Foods, Inc
  • Franklin Baking Company, LLC
  • Seegars Fence Company, Inc
  • Turkington USA LLC
  • Talton & Sons, Inc
  • UAG of Goldsboro, Inc

Helpful associations that are available to work with Goldsboro businesses include:

The Goldsboro News-Argus Online Edition provides readers with current information regarding the local business community.

Jobs in Goldsboro

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations39150$37,650$18.1100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations5640$32,030$15.414.35
3Sales and Related Occupations4350$32,470$15.619.9
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations3960$20,980$10.098.55
5Production Occupations3820$31,400$15.15.7
6Education, Training, and Library Occupations3510$39,290$18.896.05
7Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3100$30,240$14.546.55
8Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations2700$67,550$32.485.8
9Healthcare Support Occupations2210$27,060$13.013
10Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations1850$41,740$20.073.8
11Retail Salespersons1620$24,750$11.92.85
12Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1540$19,670$9.462.3
13Construction and Extraction Occupations1260$40,060$19.264.45
14Business and Financial Operations Occupations1230$63,680$30.625.25
15Nursing Assistants1200$26,440$12.711
16Cashiers1150$21,300$10.242.2
17Management Occupations1050$97,520$46.886.15
18Registered Nurses1040$62,740$30.171.95
19Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations960$23,320$11.213.65
20Personal Care and Service Occupations830$23,350$11.224.3
21Community and Social Service Occupations780$41,140$19.781.65
22Office Clerks, General780$27,640$13.291.9
23Protective Service Occupations740$38,330$18.432.2
24Waiters and Waitresses710$19,310$9.281.7
25Stock Clerks and Order Fillers690$25,480$12.251.3
26Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand620$24,410$11.741.7
27Packers and Packagers, Hand550$23,450$11.270.45
28Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners530$23,180$11.141.55
29Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers500$40,530$19.481.2
30First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers490$37,760$18.161
31Home Health Aides470$21,440$10.310.7
32Maintenance and Repair Workers, General460$37,720$18.130.9
33Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive460$33,450$16.081.5
34Cooks, Restaurant450$21,840$10.50.8
35Customer Service Representatives450$29,430$14.151.75
36Receptionists and Information Clerks420$25,540$12.280.7
37Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products400$65,190$31.340.9
38First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers380$45,690$21.970.95
39Bus Drivers, School or Special Client370$27,990$13.450.3
40Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks340$34,860$16.761.05
41General and Operations Managers340$108,060$51.951.5
42First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers330$32,490$15.620.6
43Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics270$29,000$13.940.5
44Architecture and Engineering Occupations260$67,840$32.611.7
45Construction Laborers260$28,720$13.810.8
46First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers260$57,040$27.420.4
47Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers260$38,510$18.510.4
48Food Preparation Workers250$17,830$8.570.6
49Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations240$36,960$17.771.8
50Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators240$29,390$14.130.35
51Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers240$26,520$12.750.3
52Billing and Posting Clerks230$31,820$15.30.3
53Computer and Mathematical Occupations230$60,590$29.132.9
54Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses230$42,150$20.260.5
55Personal Care Aides230$19,990$9.611.5
56Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education230$24,370$11.720.3
57Business Operations Specialists, All Other220$60,290$28.990.7
58Accountants and Auditors210$71,700$34.470.9
59Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners210$19,970$9.60.9
60Medical Secretaries210$29,870$14.360.4
61Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders210$31,610$15.20.2
62Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks210$31,320$15.060.4
63Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers200$33,000$15.870.6
64First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers190$57,110$27.460.4
65Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers190$24,340$11.70.8
66Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations190$73,520$35.350.8
67Pharmacy Technicians190$30,910$14.860.3
68Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers170$27,250$13.10
69Medical Assistants170$28,030$13.480.45
70Tellers170$27,390$13.170.3
71Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers170$36,820$17.70.3
72Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations160$29,380$14.120.65
73Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment150$23,070$11.090.2
74Carpenters140$35,750$17.190.7
75Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria140$25,300$12.170.3
76First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers140$68,980$33.160.3
77Insurance Sales Agents140$51,750$24.880.3
78Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists130$37,380$17.970.2
79Dishwashers130$18,490$8.890.3
80Food Batchmakers130$29,870$14.360.1
81Sales Representatives, Services, All Other130$43,120$20.730.6
82Medical Records and Health Information Technicians120$34,110$16.40.1
83Postal Service Mail Carriers120$48,990$23.550.2
84Rehabilitation Counselors120$28,290$13.60.1
85Child, Family, and School Social Workers110$40,790$19.610.2
86Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants110$53,160$25.560.35
87Helpers--Production Workers110$23,990$11.530.3
88Parts Salespersons110$34,000$16.350.2
89Social and Human Service Assistants110$31,170$14.980.25
90Bakers100$29,780$14.320.1
91Bill and Account Collectors100$30,510$14.670.2
92First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors100$49,140$23.620
93Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers100$41,720$20.060.2
94Legal Occupations100$71,110$34.190.8
95Computer User Support Specialists90$42,250$20.310.4
96Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic90$27,590$13.260.1
97Dental Assistants90$38,180$18.360.2
98Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs90$35,510$17.070.1
99Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks90$19,810$9.530.2
100Pharmacists90$125,960$60.560.2
You are visiting:

Additional Details

Goldsboro Colleges
Goldsboro colleges and trade schools.

Jobs More Common Near Goldsboro Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$37,65039,150
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$32,0305,640
Sales and Related Occupations$32,4704,350
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$20,9803,960
Production Occupations$31,4003,820
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$39,2903,510
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$30,2403,100
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$67,5502,700
Healthcare Support Occupations$27,0602,210
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,7401,850
Retail Salespersons$24,7501,620
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$19,6701,540
Construction and Extraction Occupations$40,0601,260
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$63,6801,230
Nursing Assistants$26,4401,200
Cashiers$21,3001,150
Management Occupations$97,5201,050
Registered Nurses$62,7401,040
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$23,320960
Personal Care and Service Occupations$23,350830
Community and Social Service Occupations$41,140780
Office Clerks, General$27,640780
Protective Service Occupations$38,330740
Waiters and Waitresses$19,310710
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$25,480690
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$24,410620
Packers and Packagers, Hand$23,450550
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$23,180530
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$40,530500
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$37,760490
Home Health Aides$21,440470
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$37,720460
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$33,450460
Cooks, Restaurant$21,840450
Customer Service Representatives$29,430450
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,540420
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$65,190400
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$45,690380
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client$27,990370
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$34,860340
General and Operations Managers$108,060340
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$32,490330
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$29,000270
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$67,840260
Construction Laborers$28,720260
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$57,040260
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$38,510260
Food Preparation Workers$17,830250
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$36,960240
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$29,390240

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Goldsboro, North Carolina Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$37,65039,150
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$32,0305,640
Sales and Related Occupations$32,4704,350
Production Occupations$31,4003,820
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$39,2903,510
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$30,2403,100
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$67,5502,700
Healthcare Support Occupations$27,0602,210
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,7401,850
Construction and Extraction Occupations$40,0601,260
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$63,6801,230
Nursing Assistants$26,4401,200
Management Occupations$97,5201,050
Registered Nurses$62,7401,040
Community and Social Service Occupations$41,140780
Office Clerks, General$27,640780
Protective Service Occupations$38,330740
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$25,480690
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$40,530500
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$37,760490
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$37,720460
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$33,450460
Customer Service Representatives$29,430450
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,540420
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$65,190400
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$45,690380
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client$27,990370
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$34,860340
General and Operations Managers$108,060340
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$32,490330
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$29,000270
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$67,840260
Construction Laborers$28,720260
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$57,040260
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$38,510260
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$36,960240
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$29,390240
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$26,520240
Billing and Posting Clerks$31,820230
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$60,590230
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$42,150230
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$60,290220
Accountants and Auditors$71,700210
Medical Secretaries$29,870210
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders$31,610210
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$31,320210
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$33,000200
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$57,110190
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$73,520190
Pharmacy Technicians$30,910190

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.