Durham Jobs

  • Emergency Room Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Durham, NC

    Emergency Room Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
  • Onsite RN Nurse Case Manager

    UnitedHealth Group - Durham, NC

    For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care.

    from UnitedHealth Group - 3 days ago
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse

    Medstaff Healthcare Solutions - Durham, NC

    MedStaff has an opportunity in Raleigh, NC for a Medical Intensive Care Unit Travel Nurse. For over 21 years, MedStaff has been placing travel nurses and healthcare professionals...

    from MedStaff Healthcare Solutions - 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


According to our Durham Trends data, the number of Durham, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 16% since September 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%
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%
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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