Athens Jobs

  • Company Team Truck Driving Positions - Class A CDL

    Southern Refrigerated Transport - Athens, GA

    Team Truck Driving Positions Available at SRT Bring your driving team to SRT and find everything you’ve been looking in a team driving operation. We have plenty of miles to get...

    from Southern Refrigerated Transport - 2 days ago
  • Recent CDL A Truck Driver Grads - New Pay Increase

    Dart Co - Athens, GA

    New Pay Increase for recent CDL A grads. Now start out earning more - 34 CPM then after 180 days 36 CPM. At one year you will move to 40 CPM with annual raises. Get your truck...

    from Dart Co - 1 day ago
  • Emergency Room Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Athens, GA

    Emergency Room 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...

    from U.S. Air Force - 7 hours ago
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Athens, Georgia

::This article is about a unified city-county in Georgia. For other uses, see Athens Athens-Clarke County is a unified city-county in Georgia, U.S., in the northeastern part of the state, at the eastern terminus of Georgia 316. The University of Georgia is located in this college town and is responsible for the initial creation of Athens and its subsequent growth. In 1991, after a vote the preceding year, the original city abandoned its charter in order to form a unified government with Clarke County, referred to collectively as Athens-Clarke County. As of the 2000 census, the consolidated city-county had a total population of 100,266. The metro area had a population of 175,085 as of 2005 Census estimates. Athens-Clarke County is the principal city of and is included in the Athens-Clarke County, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Athens Careers

Among the most common occupations in Athens are Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 60 percent of workers in Athens, Georgia work for companies, 26 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Athens Industries

The leading industries in Athens, Georgia are Educational, health and social services, 28%; Retail trade, 11%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Athens job listings indicate that the following industries in Athens are hiring the most workers:

Athens Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Athens, Georgia is $26,699, and the median income of households in Athens was $28,118.

Average Salaries in Athens, GA

Athens, GA


According to our Athens Trends data, the number of Athens, Georgia jobs has not changed since September 2013.
Athens job trends

Athens Employment Statistics

Population of Athens
Total population 100,266
Male 48.83%
Female 51.17%
Median age 25.3
Athens Housing
Owner-occupied homes 41.5%
Median cost of a home $112,000
Median mortgage payment $658
Renter-occupied homes 58.5%
Vacant housing 5.8%
Median monthly rent $540
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,359
Median for all female full-time $23,039
Household Income
Less than $10,000 21%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 22%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 19%
Marital Status
Never married 48%
Currently married 38%
Separated 2%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 8%
White 66%
Black or African American 28%
Asian 3%
Other 3%
Athens Commute
Carpool 14.4%
Public transportation 2.4%
Average travel time 19 minutes