Florence Jobs

  • Manufacturing Engineer - Launch / New Product / Automotive

    Randstad Engineering - Florence, AL

    A well established, growing tier 1 automotive supplier is actively seeking a Manufacturing Launch Engineer. This company has grown significantly over the past 5 years and has...

    from Randstad Engineering - 1 day ago
  • CDL A Truck Driver - Regional Truck Driver

    Averitt Express - Florence, AL

    Averitt Express CDL-A Regional Truck Driver Position IT'S BIG! AVERITT REGIONAL DRIVERS HAVE A NEW PAY INCREASE Paid driver training is available for recent grads and drivers with...

    from Averitt Express - 1 day ago
  • Own Your Own Truck – Lease, Only $276/wk & ZERO DOWN!

    Dart Transit - Florence, AL

    Right now at Dart Transit, you can own your own truck for only $276.00 a week with No Money Down! Dart, America’s Owner Operator Company, has unbeatable leasing opportunities for...

    from Dart Transit - 1 day ago
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Florence, Alabama

Florence city is the seat of Lauderdale County which is situated in the northwest corner of the U.S. state of Alabama. According to the 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the city's population was 36,721. Florence is the largest and principal city of the Florence - Muscle Shoals Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" . It is considered the primary economic hub of northwestern Alabama. Florence was surveyed for the Cypress Land Company in 1818 by Italian surveyor Ferdinand Sannoner who named it after Florence, the capital of Tuscany. Florence, Alabama, was incorporated in 1826. Florence is the birthplace of W.C. Handy, the "Father of the Blues," as well as of pioneering record producer Sam Phillips, who discovered Elvis Presley. T.S. Stribling, a 20th century author and Florence resident, wrote a prose trilogy about the city consisting of The Forge, The Store , and Unfinished Cathedral. Dred Scott also once resided in Florence, where as a slave, he worked as a hostler at...more

Florence Careers

Among the most common occupations in Florence are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 15%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Florence, Alabama work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Florence Industries

The leading industries in Florence, Alabama are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Manufacturing, 15%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Florence job listings indicate that the following industries in Florence are hiring the most workers:

Florence Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Florence, Alabama is $27,892, and the median income of households in Florence was $28,330.
 

Average Salaries in Florence, AL

Florence, AL

$28,000
 

According to our Florence Trends data, the number of Florence, Alabama jobs has increased by 22% since July 2013.
Florence job trends

Florence Employment Statistics

Population of Florence
Total population 36,264
Male 45.66%
Female 54.34%
Median age 36.9
  
Florence Housing
Owner-occupied homes 58.5%
Median cost of a home $83,300
Median mortgage payment $546
Renter-occupied homes 41.5%
Vacant housing 10.7%
Median monthly rent $416
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $34,398
Median for all female full-time $21,385
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 10%
  
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 51%
Separated 2%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 11%
  
Race
White 79%
Black or African American 19%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
  
Florence Commute
Carpool 8.8%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 17 minutes