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Greenville Employment

Employment and Industries in the Greenville, North Carolina Area

Greenville, North Carolina is the retail hub of the eastern portion of the state. The city includes a diversified manufacturing base. The primary manufactured goods are textiles, apparel, pharmaceuticals, machinery, factored metals and transportation equipment. Pitt County Memorial Hospital and East Carolina University are major employers. In addition, Greenville has been ranked #2 by Forbes Magazine for "Best Small Places for Businesses and Careers".

Greenville's primary manufacturing companies are shown below:

  • DSM - Chemicals
  • NACCO Materials Handling Group - Lift Trucks
  • ASMO Greenville of North Carolina - Small electric motors
  • Grady-White - Fiberglass boats
  • Karastan-Mohawk - Carpet Yarn
  • Attends Healthcare Products - Paper products
  • Metrics Inc - Pharmaceuticals
  • The Hammock Source - Canvas products, hammocks
  • NC Asahi - Windshield wiper linkages
  • Harper Brush Works - Brushes

The top non-manufacturing employers located in Greenville, North Carolina:

  • Pitt County Memorial Hospital - Healthcare
  • East Carolina University
  • Pitt County Public Schools - Education
  • Pitt County - Government
  • Pitt Community College - Education
  • City of Greenville - Government
  • Physicians East - Medical care
  • Greenville Utilities Commission - Public utilities
  • Walmart - Department stores
  • Convergys - Customer service center

Greenville's leading job providing segments:

  • Educational services
  • Healthcare
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Social assistance
  • Construction
  • Professional, scientific and technical services

Noteworthy details about Greenville, North Carolina: Regarding the adult residents, 34% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In 2007 the city had an estimated median household income of $32,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 86.4 which is less than the country's average of 100.

Greenville businesses have opportunities to collaborate with the helpful organizations shown below:

Those interested in learning about local business and industry activities may want to read the local newspaper the Daily Reflector.

Jobs in Greenville

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 73950 $42900 $20.62 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11580 $31720 $15.25 14.8
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 8970 $19930 $9.58 8.3
4 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 8130 $70850 $34.06 5.75
5 Sales and Related Occupations 7890 $32950 $15.84 10.15
6 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 6500 $61700 $29.66 6.15
7 Healthcare Support Occupations 4290 $26370 $12.68 3.05
8 Production Occupations 3920 $36120 $17.36 5.85
9 Registered Nurses 3730 $59760 $28.73 1.9
10 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 3470 $18540 $8.92 2.15
11 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3200 $28630 $13.77 6.45
12 Retail Salespersons 2690 $24360 $11.71 3.1
13 Management Occupations 2510 $113710 $54.67 6.05
14 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2430 $41060 $19.74 3.8
15 Construction and Extraction Occupations 2410 $38160 $18.35 4.4
16 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 2240 $24400 $11.73 3.7
17 Cashiers 2230 $19620 $9.43 2.25
18 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2170 $66940 $32.18 5.05
19 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1830 $23380 $11.24 4.1
20 Nursing Assistants 1780 $24610 $11.83 1.05
21 Waiters and Waitresses 1690 $18170 $8.74 1.6
22 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1610 $32620 $15.68 1.6
23 Office Clerks, General 1600 $28700 $13.8 2
24 Customer Service Representatives 1540 $26370 $12.68 1.75
25 Community and Social Service Occupations 1180 $43810 $21.06 1.65
26 Home Health Aides 1150 $19430 $9.34 0.7
27 Protective Service Occupations 1100 $43390 $20.86 2.25
28 Cooks, Restaurant 1050 $19710 $9.47 0.75
29 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1030 $64010 $30.78 2.8
30 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 980 $25230 $12.13 1.6
31 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 910 $57970 $27.87 0.9
32 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 870 $23170 $11.14 1.2
33 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 760 $45630 $21.94 1.7
34 Receptionists and Information Clerks 760 $24750 $11.9 0.7
35 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 750 $32150 $15.46 0.6
36 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 740 $45980 $22.11 1
37 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 680 $24090 $11.58 1.6
38 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 650 $65390 $31.44 1
39 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 640 $41800 $20.1 0.5
40 Medical Secretaries 630 $29710 $14.28 0.4
41 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 630 $35810 $17.22 0.9
42 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 620 $37130 $17.85 1.1
43 General and Operations Managers 610 $127290 $61.2 1.4
44 Medical Assistants 600 $27770 $13.35 0.45
45 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 580 $50130 $24.1 1
46 Personal Care Aides 570 $19310 $9.28 1.3
47 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 560 $71050 $34.16 1.65
48 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 530 $23880 $11.48 0.8
49 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 530 $20530 $9.87 1
50 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 500 $53070 $25.51 0.1
51 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 480 $41430 $19.92 0.6
52 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 450 $27180 $13.07 0.3
53 Accountants and Auditors 410 $66740 $32.09 0.9
54 Cooks, Fast Food 380 $19060 $9.16 0.3
55 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 370 $34070 $16.38 0.5
56 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 370 $18190 $8.75 0.25
57 Team Assemblers 370 $33960 $16.33 0.75
58 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 360 $47450 $22.81 0.45
59 Construction Laborers 350 $27220 $13.09 0.8
60 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 340 $27140 $13.05 0.25
61 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 340 $231620 $111.36 0.2
62 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 320 $34880 $16.77 1.2
63 Carpenters 320 $34600 $16.63 0.6
64 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 320 $68660 $33.01 0.7
65 Computer User Support Specialists 320 $45820 $22.03 0.4
66 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 310 $18680 $8.98 0.2
67 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 310 $55710 $26.78 0.4
68 Billing and Posting Clerks 310 $34930 $16.79 0.35
69 Childcare Workers 300 $21800 $10.48 0.8
70 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 300 $37260 $17.91 0.2
71 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 300 $58240 $28 0.4
72 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 290 $26040 $12.52 0.6
73 Legal Occupations 290 $89370 $42.97 0.8
74 Driver/Sales Workers 280 $31580 $15.18 0.3
75 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 270 $47630 $22.9 0.5
76 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 270 $43930 $21.12 0.2
77 Bartenders 260 $18360 $8.83 0.4
78 Bill and Account Collectors 260 $33330 $16.02 0.2
79 Medical and Health Services Managers 260 $111520 $53.62 0.2
80 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 250 $31150 $14.97 0.35
81 Food Preparation Workers 240 $20850 $10.03 0.6
82 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 240 $58850 $28.29 0.3
83 Pharmacy Technicians 240 $30510 $14.67 0.25
84 Dishwashers 240 $18230 $8.76 0.3
85 Pharmacists 230 $129670 $62.34 0.2
86 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 230 $31170 $14.99 0.4
87 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 230 $25410 $12.22 0.1
88 Human Resources Specialists 220 $63070 $30.32 0.3
89 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 220 $31740 $15.26 0.1
90 Electricians 220 $43430 $20.88 0.4
91 Dental Assistants 200 $38870 $18.69 0.2
92 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 200 $44960 $21.62 0.2
93 Counter and Rental Clerks 200 $23260 $11.18 0.3
94 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 200 $47040 $22.61 0.3
95 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 190 $22770 $10.95 0.3
96 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 190 $46640 $22.42 0.3
97 Tellers 190 $27280 $13.11 0.3
98 Helpers--Production Workers 180 $23350 $11.23 0.3
99 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 180 $22100 $10.63 0.3
100 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 180 $39790 $19.13 0.1
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Jobs More Common Near Greenville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,900 73,950
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 31,720 11,580
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 19,930 8,970
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 70,850 8,130
Sales and Related Occupations 32,950 7,890
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 61,700 6,500
Healthcare Support Occupations 26,370 4,290
Production Occupations 36,120 3,920
Registered Nurses 59,760 3,730
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,540 3,470
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 28,630 3,200
Retail Salespersons 24,360 2,690
Management Occupations 113,710 2,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 41,060 2,430
Construction and Extraction Occupations 38,160 2,410
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 24,400 2,240
Cashiers 19,620 2,230
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 66,940 2,170
Personal Care and Service Occupations 23,380 1,830
Nursing Assistants 24,610 1,780
Waiters and Waitresses 18,170 1,690
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,620 1,610
Office Clerks, General 28,700 1,600
Customer Service Representatives 26,370 1,540
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,810 1,180
Home Health Aides 19,430 1,150
Protective Service Occupations 43,390 1,100
Cooks, Restaurant 19,710 1,050
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 64,010 1,030
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,230 980
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 57,970 910
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 23,170 870
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 45,630 760
Receptionists and Information Clerks 24,750 760
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 32,150 750
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 45,980 740
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 24,090 680
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 65,390 650
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 41,800 640
Medical Secretaries 29,710 630
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,810 630
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,130 620
General and Operations Managers 127,290 610
Medical Assistants 27,770 600
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 50,130 580
Personal Care Aides 19,310 570
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 71,050 560
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 23,880 530
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 20,530 530
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 53,070 500

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,900 73,950
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 31,720 11,580
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 70,850 8,130
Sales and Related Occupations 32,950 7,890
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 61,700 6,500
Healthcare Support Occupations 26,370 4,290
Production Occupations 36,120 3,920
Registered Nurses 59,760 3,730
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 28,630 3,200
Management Occupations 113,710 2,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 41,060 2,430
Construction and Extraction Occupations 38,160 2,410
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 66,940 2,170
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,620 1,610
Office Clerks, General 28,700 1,600
Customer Service Representatives 26,370 1,540
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,810 1,180
Protective Service Occupations 43,390 1,100
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 64,010 1,030
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,230 980
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 57,970 910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 45,630 760
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 32,150 750
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 45,980 740
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 65,390 650
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 41,800 640
Medical Secretaries 29,710 630
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,810 630
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,130 620
General and Operations Managers 127,290 610
Medical Assistants 27,770 600
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 50,130 580
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 71,050 560
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 53,070 500
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 41,430 480
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 27,180 450
Accountants and Auditors 66,740 410
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 34,070 370
Team Assemblers 33,960 370
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 47,450 360
Construction Laborers 27,220 350
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 27,140 340
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 231,620 340
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 34,880 320
Carpenters 34,600 320
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 68,660 320
Computer User Support Specialists 45,820 320
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 55,710 310
Billing and Posting Clerks 34,930 310
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 37,260 300

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