Dothan Jobs

  • Sales Representative-Sales Executive - Insurance and Financial

    Country Financial - Dothan, AL

    COUNTRY Financial® Representative The Opportunity This is not a sales job. This is a sales career. The COUNTRY Financial® Representative career gives you the opportunity to make...

    from Country Financial - 1 day ago
  • Accounts Payable

    Herndon Electric - Dothan, AL

    Individual with accounts payable and payroll knowledge. Peachtree (SAGE), Microsoft Office, wide format printing and PDF experience requested. General office duties, such as...

    from HERNDON ELECTRIC, INC - 5 days ago
  • Field Sales Territory Manager

    Commonwealth-altadis - Dothan, AL

    Introduction – Overview: Commonwealth – Altadis, Inc. is seeking Territory Managers to influence Adult Tobacco Consumers’ purchasing habits by selling CA brands effectively, with...

    from Commonwealth-Altadis, Inc. - 4 days ago
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Dothan, Alabama

Dothan is a city located in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Alabama. It is the seat of Houston County, and portions of the city are in Dale County and Henry County. The city's name derives from a town mentioned in a Bible verse, Genesis 37:17 - "For I heard them say, let us go to Dothan." As of the 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the city's population was 64,053. It is the principal city of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Geneva, Henry, and Houston counties.

Dothan Economy

After the boll weevil brought about the local death of "King Cotton," Dothan-Houston County found a new crop: peanuts. Dothan is home to the National Peanut Festival, established in 1938 and held each fall to honor peanut growers and celebrate the harvest. Approximately half of all peanuts produced in the United States are grown within a 100-mile radius of Dothan. Cotton is again increasing in importance. The city of Dothan currently is undergoing a large economic boom, with a number of multi-million dollar retail centers in their planning or pre-construction stages. The city of Dothan also is ranked as the #1 city in the nation for most available restaurants in a city of its size. The people of Dothan enjoy one of the lowest costs of living in the country. Dothan was rated #1 by US News and World Report in 2006 as the cheapest city to live in, due to low local taxes. This means residents of Houston County have the lowest tax burden of anyone in the Western world. Sales tax is a...more

Dothan Careers

Among the most common occupations in Dothan are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Dothan, Alabama work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Dothan Industries

The leading industries in Dothan, Alabama are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Retail trade, 14%; and Manufacturing, 12%. Simply Hired's Dothan job listings indicate that the following industries in Dothan are hiring the most workers:

Dothan Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Dothan, Alabama is $28,524, and the median income of households in Dothan was $35,000.

Average Salaries in Dothan, AL

Dothan, AL


According to our Dothan Trends data, the number of Dothan, Alabama jobs has increased by 6% since September 2013.
Dothan job trends

Dothan Employment Statistics

Population of Dothan
Total population 57,737
Male 46.92%
Female 53.08%
Median age 37.2
Dothan Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.9%
Median cost of a home $86,800
Median mortgage payment $559
Renter-occupied homes 37.1%
Vacant housing 8.6%
Median monthly rent $417
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $34,475
Median for all female full-time $22,572
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 27%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 22%
Currently married 55%
Separated 3%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 12%
White 68%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Dothan Commute
Carpool 10.3%
Public transportation 0.7%
Average travel time 18 minutes