Asheville Jobs

  • Retirement Plan Specialist

    Colton Groome & Company - Asheville, NC

    Job Description We are seeking a Retirement Plan Specialist to assist our growing retirement plan department. Specifically, the position will have five components: As our...

    from Colton Groome & Company - 13 days ago
  • Driver - Over-the-Road (OTR) Truck Driver - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Asheville, NC

    Over-the-Road (OTR) Truck Driver - Up to $3,000 Sign-on Bonus - Out 2 Weeks & Home 1 Week - North Carolina and South Carolina-0900000092 Truck drivers earn up to $50,000 per year*...

    from Schneider - 1 day ago
  • Truck Drivers - Experienced Class-A CDL

    Barr-nunn Transportation - Asheville, NC

    At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company truck drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance,...

    from Barr-Nunn Transportation - 15 hours ago
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Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville is a city in Buncombe County, North Carolina, and is its county seat. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 68,889. It is the largest city in western North Carolina, and continues to grow. As of 2005, the Census Bureau estimates that Asheville's population is 72,231 .

Asheville Careers

Among the most common occupations in Asheville are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Asheville, North Carolina work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Asheville Industries

The leading industries in Asheville, North Carolina are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 23%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 15%; and Construction, 11%. Simply Hired's Asheville job listings indicate that the following industries in Asheville are hiring the most workers:

Asheville Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Asheville, North Carolina is $29,770, and the median income of households in Asheville was $38,837.

Average Salaries in Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC


According to our Asheville Trends data, the number of Asheville, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 16% since October 2013.
Asheville job trends

Asheville Employment Statistics

Population of Asheville
Total population 74,889
Male 44.52%
Female 55.48%
Median age 37.8
Asheville Housing
Owner-occupied homes 54.0%
Median cost of a home $161,400
Median mortgage payment $771
Renter-occupied homes 46.0%
Vacant housing 10.8%
Median monthly rent $682
Average Income
Median for all workers $21,553
Median for all male full-time $32,813
Median for all female full-time $26,727
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 26%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 44%
Separated 1%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 13%
White 84%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Asheville Commute
Carpool 13.7%
Public transportation 0.9%
Average travel time 17 minutes