Asheville Jobs

  • Team Truck Drivers

    Barr-nunn Transportation - Asheville, NC

    At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. We’ve earned a solid reputation over the years for being responsive to the needs of our people and leading the way to success. We...

    from Barr-Nunn Transportation - 5 hours ago
  • Staff Physician - Primary Care

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Asheville, NC

    Physician will work as a member of a primary care team consisting of clerical staff, nurses, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, and clinical...

    from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - 7 hours ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Asheville, NC

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days 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