Atlanta Jobs

  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Atlanta, GA

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 19 hours ago
  • Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse - (Cardio - OR - CVOR RN)

    Nursechoice - Atlanta, GA

    Welcome to this fantastic cardio vascular operating room, where compassionate care meets top notch technology and innovative care teams bring the best of themselves to their...

    from NurseChoice - 14 hours ago
  • HOME WEEKLY & AVG. $1,000+/WK – Regional CDL Truck Driver Job

    Dartco - Atlanta, GA

    Are you looking for an opportunity to earn top pay, without having to sacrifice home time? Dartco has a regional opportunity in your area that pays 39 – 43 CPM on an average of...

    from Dartco - 18 hours ago
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Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta is the capital and the most populous city of the state of Georgia, and the core city of the ninth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. It is the county seat of Fulton County, although portions of the city extend into DeKalb County and Clayton County. As of July 2006 the city of Atlanta has a population of 483,108 and a metropolitan population of 5,138,223. The July 2006 census estimate puts the combined statistical area population at 5,478,667. Atlanta is considered "the most heavily forested urban area in the country" by the Forest Service. It has also been considered a "Tree City" by the National Arbor Day Foundation since 1986. Founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted and distributed over 68,000 shade trees. Atlanta is often considered a poster child for cities worldwide experiencing urban sprawl, economic development, and growth. Between 2000 and 2006, the Atlanta metropolitan area grew 20.5%, the highest percentage amongst the top-ten metro areas....more

Atlanta Economy

Despite romantic associations in the public mind from Gone with the Wind and other pop cultural touchstones, Atlanta has always been more a commercial city than a reflection of the region's antebellum past. It is the major center of commerce in the South, and boasts an especially strong convention and trade-show business. One of seven American cities classified as Gamma world cities, Atlanta ranks third in the number of Fortune 500 companies headquartered within city boundaries, behind New York City and Houston. Several major national and international companies are headquartered in Atlanta or its nearby suburbs, including four Fortune 100 companies: The Coca-Cola Company, Home Depot, and United Parcel Service in adjacent Sandy Springs. The headquarters of Cingular Wireless, the largest mobile phone service provider in the United States, can be found a short distance inside the Perimeter beside Georgia State Route 400. Newell Rubbermaid is one of the most recent companies to relocate...more

Atlanta Careers

Among the most common occupations in Atlanta are Management, professional, and related occupations, 41%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Atlanta, Georgia work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Atlanta Industries

The leading industries in Atlanta, Georgia are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 17%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 16%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Atlanta job listings indicate that the following industries in Atlanta are hiring the most workers:

Atlanta Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Atlanta, Georgia is $39,658, and the median income of households in Atlanta was $39,752.

Average Salaries in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA


According to our Atlanta Trends data, the number of Atlanta, Georgia jobs has decreased by 15% since October 2013.
Atlanta job trends

Atlanta Employment Statistics

Population of Atlanta
Total population 394,929
Male 47.79%
Female 52.21%
Median age 34.7
Atlanta Housing
Owner-occupied homes 46.3%
Median cost of a home $218,500
Median mortgage payment $1,106
Renter-occupied homes 53.7%
Vacant housing 17.7%
Median monthly rent $770
Average Income
Median for all workers $30,420
Median for all male full-time $42,168
Median for all female full-time $37,148
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 6%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 22%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 25%
Graduate degree 17%
Marital Status
Never married 48%
Currently married 29%
Separated 4%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 13%
White 37%
Black or African American 59%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
Atlanta Commute
Carpool 9.2%
Public transportation 11.7%
Average travel time 27 minutes