Charlotte Jobs

  • CDL A Graduates can Train Locally with Dart. $1,500 Bonus!

    Dartco - Charlotte, NC

    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 Dartco - 5 hours ago
  • Store Management Ann Taylor Factory

    Ann Taylor - Charlotte, NC

    Fit might not come across on a job description. But candidates who β€œfit” feel strongly connected with all the things a woman values, believes in, supports, defends, embraces,...

    from Ann Taylor - 15 hours ago
  • Physician (Part Time Psychiatrist)

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

    Psychiatrists are able to perform and teach all of the services required in the practice of psychiatry to psychiatry residents. Educational experiences are also provided to...

    from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - 1 day ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte is the largest city in the Carolinas and the 20th largest city in the United States. It has a population of approximately 630,478 . Nicknamed The Queen City , Charlotte was named in honor of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg, wife of King George III of the United Kingdom. During the American Revolution the British Commander in the Southern Colonies, General Cornwallis, occupied Charlotte but was driven out soon afterwards by the fierce opposition of the city's residents to British rule. Cornwallis famously wrote that Charlotte was "a hornet's nest of rebellion", leading to another city nickname: The Hornet's Nest. The Charlotte metropolitan area had a census estimated population of 1,583,016 in 2006. As of 2006, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury combined statistical area had a regional population of 2,191,604. A resident of Charlotte is referred to as a Charlottean .

Charlotte Economy

Charlotte has become a major U.S. financial center, and, based on assets, both the nation's second largest and fourth largest financial institutions call the city home . Bank of America' headquarters, along with other regional banking and financial services companies, are located primarily in the uptown financial district. Thanks in large part to the expansion of the city's banking industry, the Charlotte skyline has mushroomed in the past two decades and boasts the Bank of America Corporate Center, the tallest skyscraper between Philadelphia and Atlanta. The 60-story postmodern gothic tower, designed by renowned architect Cesar Pelli, stands 871 feet tall and was completed in 1992. The following Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the Charlotte metropolitan area: *Bank of America *Duke Energy *Family Dollar *Goodrich Corporation *Lowe's *Nucor *Sonic Automotive *SPX Corporation *Wachovia Other major companies headquartered in the Metro Charlotte include Time...more

Charlotte Careers

Among the most common occupations in Charlotte are Management, professional, and related occupations, 34%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Charlotte, North Carolina work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Charlotte Industries

The leading industries in Charlotte, North Carolina are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 16%; Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing, 14%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 11%. Simply Hired's Charlotte job listings indicate that the following industries in Charlotte are hiring the most workers:

Charlotte Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Charlotte, North Carolina is $37,690, and the median income of households in Charlotte was $47,131.

Average Salaries in Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC


According to our Charlotte Trends data, the number of Charlotte, North Carolina jobs has increased by 2% since October 2013.
Charlotte job trends

Charlotte Employment Statistics

Population of Charlotte
Total population 601,598
Male 49.49%
Female 50.51%
Median age 33.8
Charlotte Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.2%
Median cost of a home $159,900
Median mortgage payment $852
Renter-occupied homes 39.8%
Vacant housing 11.0%
Median monthly rent $732
Average Income
Median for all workers $27,957
Median for all male full-time $42,386
Median for all female full-time $32,995
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 11%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 5%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 22%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 27%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 48%
Separated 3%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 10%
White 58%
Black or African American 35%
Asian 4%
Other 3%
Charlotte Commute
Carpool 13.6%
Public transportation 3.3%
Average travel time 24 minutes