Durham Jobs

  • Navy Diver

    U.S. Navy - Durham, NC

    Navy Divers perform a variety of salvage diving operations and special diving duties worldwide, whether performing construction and demolition projects, executing search and...

    from U.S. Navy - 2 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Dedicated Owner Operator - Dollar General - Regional Work

    Schneider - Durham, NC

    Dedicated Owner Operator - Dollar General - South Boston, VA-130000003Y This Dedicated Owner-Operator position on the Dollar General account features earnings up to $120,000 per...

    from Schneider - 2 days ago
  • Utilities Equipment Repairer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Durham, NC

    Energize your future by joining the Army National Guard as a Utilities Equipment Repairer. Utilities Equipment Repairers maintain and repair electrical equipment such as electric...

    from Army National Guard - 3 days ago
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Durham, North Carolina

Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the seat of Durham County and the home of Duke University. It is also a cornerstone of the Research Triangle region of North Carolina and the fourth-largest city in the state by population. The 2004 Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Statistical Area population was: 451,212 as of July 1, 2004. The US Office of Management and Budget defines Durham as a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Cary Combined Statistical Area, with a population of 1,509,560 as July 1, 2005.

Durham Careers

Among the most common occupations in Durham are Management, professional, and related occupations, 42%; Sales and office occupations, 19%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 70 percent of workers in Durham, North Carolina work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Durham Industries

The leading industries in Durham, North Carolina are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 33%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 12%; and Construction, 9%. Simply Hired's Durham job listings indicate that the following industries in Durham are hiring the most workers:

Durham Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Durham, North Carolina is $38,796, and the median income of households in Durham was $42,321.
 

Average Salaries in Durham, NC

Durham, NC

$39,000
 

According to our Durham Trends data, the number of Durham, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 13% since April 2013.
Durham job trends

Durham Employment Statistics

Population of Durham
Total population 191,731
Male 48.50%
Female 51.50%
Median age 32.5
  
Durham Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.2%
Median cost of a home $157,100
Median mortgage payment $935
Renter-occupied homes 48.8%
Vacant housing 11.7%
Median monthly rent $724
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,412
Median for all male full-time $40,358
Median for all female full-time $37,234
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 18%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 24%
Graduate degree 20%
  
Marital Status
Never married 37%
Currently married 47%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 8%
  
Race
White 44%
Black or African American 41%
Asian 4%
Other 11%
  
Durham Commute
Carpool 15.0%
Public transportation 3.2%
Average travel time 22 minutes
  

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