Anderson Jobs

  • Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Anderson, SC

    Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way. Our...

    from U.S. Air Force - 14 hours ago
  • Lease Purchase Drivers earn up to $60k per year!

    CRST Expedited - Anderson, SC

    CRST Lease Purchase is now hiring Class-A CDL truck drivers to earn up to $1.18 per mile. Low payments. No Credit Check. The best lease purchase deal in the country. 70% of gross...

    from CRST Expedited - 8 days ago
  • Class A CDL Owner Operators! New Name. Same Great Trucking Carrier Our Drivers Have Trusted for Decades.

    CRST Specialized Transportation - Anderson, SC

    Specialized Transportation is unlike any other Owner Operator experience. We deliver high-value items, priceless art, high-end technology, and the pay is high-value too. Ask about...

    from CRST Specialized Transportation - 6 days ago
Provided by Wikipedia

Anderson, South Carolina

Anderson is a city located in Anderson County, South Carolina. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city had a population of 25,514 and is the center of an urbanized area of 70,530. It is the principal city of and seat of Anderson County, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area , which is further included in the larger Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina Combined Statistical Area . It is the county seat of Anderson County . Anderson is the smallest of the three primary cities that makes up the Upstate region and is nicknamed "The Electric City" and "The Friendliest City in South Carolina." Anderson's spirit and quality of life has earned national recognition as Anderson County was named an "All-America City" in 2000.

Anderson Economy

Anderson's economy revolves around manufacturing. Anderson has over 230 manufacturers, including 22 international companies. In the county, Anderson has a thriving business climate. The top major industries in Anderson include manufacturers of automotive products, metal products, industrial machinery, plastics, publishing, and textiles. Two industries that many times interconnect are the plastic and automotive sectors. There are more than 27 BMW suppliers in the Upstate, which is recognized internationally as an automotive supplier hub. The plastic industry has a strong presence in the Upstate with 244 plastic companies located within the 10 counties of the state's northwest corner. Anderson County, in particular, has 11 automotive suppliers and is a major player in the plastic industry, with 27 plastic companies located within its borders. It has one unionized company in the area - Anderson is a growing area in the form of economics.

Anderson Careers

Among the most common occupations in Anderson are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Anderson, South Carolina work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Anderson Industries

The leading industries in Anderson, South Carolina are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Manufacturing, 19%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Anderson job listings indicate that the following industries in Anderson are hiring the most workers:

Anderson Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Anderson, South Carolina is $25,834, and the median income of households in Anderson was $27,716.

Average Salaries in Anderson, SC

Anderson, SC


According to our Anderson Trends data, the number of Anderson, South Carolina jobs has decreased by 19% since September 2013.
Anderson job trends

Anderson Employment Statistics

Population of Anderson
Total population 25,514
Male 45.16%
Female 54.84%
Median age 38.0
Anderson Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.4%
Median cost of a home $84,100
Median mortgage payment $558
Renter-occupied homes 46.6%
Vacant housing 11.8%
Median monthly rent $454
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,829
Median for all female full-time $21,840
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 45%
Separated 4%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 10%
White 64%
Black or African American 34%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Anderson Commute
Carpool 14.3%
Public transportation 1.2%
Average travel time 18 minutes