Dover Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Dover, DE

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • ASST, NURSING

    Bayhealth - Dover, DE

    Job Details: * Must have High School diploma or GED, and be Certified Nursing Assistant, or Certified Eligible Nursing Assistant who has completed formalized training. If no...

    from Bayhealth - 6 days ago
  • Business Development Associate

    AFLAC - Dover, DE

    Aflac - Business Development Associate Company Overview - A leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States. - Insures more than 50 million people worldwide. -...

    from AFLAC, Inc. - 7 days ago
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Dover, Delaware

The city of Dover is the capital and second largest city in the U.S. state of Delaware. It is also the county seat of Kent County, and the principal city of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Kent County. It is located on the St. Jones River in the Delaware River coastal plain. It was named by William Penn for Dover in England. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 34,288.

Dover Economy

Delaware's largest employer is also Dover's the state government. A large portion, but not all, of the state's bureaucracy is located in and around Dover. However, like other American states, Delaware's capital is not its largest city. Consequently, Wilmington, in the northern part of the state and its largest city, has many state offices and employees one would normally expect to find in the state capital, including the headquarters of the Office of the Attorney General. Dover is one of the fastest-growing areas in the State of Delaware, due in large part to the relatively low cost of living. As a consequence, the Kent County government is a major employer in the area as well. Apart from the state and county governments, Dover's significant employers include Dover Air Force Base, located just outside the city. The base houses two airlift wings as well as the U.S. military's only mortuary located in the continental United States, which accepts and processes the remains of soldiers...more

Dover Careers

Among the most common occupations in Dover are Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 62 percent of workers in Dover, Delaware work for companies, 26 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Dover Industries

The leading industries in Dover, Delaware are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Retail trade, 13%; and Public administration, 13%. Simply Hired's Dover job listings indicate that the following industries in Dover are hiring the most workers:

Dover Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Dover, Delaware is $30,442, and the median income of households in Dover was $38,669.
 

Average Salaries in Dover, DE

Dover, DE

$30,000
 

According to our Dover Trends data, the number of Dover, Delaware jobs has decreased by 9% since April 2013.
Dover job trends

Dover Employment Statistics

Population of Dover
Total population 32,135
Male 47.06%
Female 52.94%
Median age 32.9
  
Dover Housing
Owner-occupied homes 52.3%
Median cost of a home $111,300
Median mortgage payment $777
Renter-occupied homes 47.7%
Vacant housing 6.5%
Median monthly rent $599
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $34,824
Median for all female full-time $26,061
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 11%
  
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 42%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 56%
Black or African American 38%
Asian 3%
Other 2%
  
Dover Commute
Carpool 13.0%
Public transportation 1.0%
Average travel time 19 minutes