Fort Payne Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Fort Payne, AL

    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
  • Information Technology Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Fort Payne, AL

    Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won't change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the...

    from Army National Guard - 4 days ago
  • Experienced Truck Driver $1500 Sign On Bonus!

    CRST Van Expedited - Fort Payne, AL

    LARGEST PAY INCREASE EVER FOR CRST EXPEDITED $1,500 Sign-On Bonus* Call for details! Experienced and Team Drivers: Introducing our limited time only $1,500 bonus for experienced...

    from CRST Van Expedited - 2 days ago
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Fort Payne, Alabama

Fort Payne is a city in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 12,938. The city is the county seat of DeKalb County. It is home to the band Alabama, and bills itself as the "Official Sock Capital of the World." For a short period of time, Fort Payne also held the world record for "Largest Cake Ever Baked" One of the new hot spots in Fort Payne 2007 has been the "Skateway" skating rink. NASCAR drivers Tim Flock, Fonty Flock, Bob Flock, and Ethel Mobley were from the town. A magnitude-4.9 earthquake occurred here in 2003. Fort Payne is occasionally the victim of tornadoes. Sometimes, hurricanes reach Fort Payne, but cause minor damage. Another familiar weather pattern for the residents are thunderstorm downbursts.

Fort Payne Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fort Payne are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 34%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%; and Sales and office occupations, 19%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Fort Payne, Alabama work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Fort Payne Industries

The leading industries in Fort Payne, Alabama are Manufacturing, 42%; Educational, health and social services, 12%; and Retail trade, 8%. Simply Hired's Fort Payne job listings indicate that the following industries in Fort Payne are hiring the most workers:

Fort Payne Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fort Payne, Alabama is $24,933, and the median income of households in Fort Payne was $33,560.

Average Salaries in Fort Payne, AL

Fort Payne, AL


According to our Fort Payne Trends data, the number of Fort Payne, Alabama jobs has decreased by 6% since April 2013.
Fort Payne job trends

Fort Payne Employment Statistics

Population of Fort Payne
Total population 12,938
Male 48.01%
Female 51.99%
Median age 36.3
Fort Payne Housing
Owner-occupied homes 69.0%
Median cost of a home $72,100
Median mortgage payment $484
Renter-occupied homes 31.0%
Vacant housing 9.7%
Median monthly rent $415
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,731
Median for all female full-time $20,135
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 18%
Currently married 59%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 12%
White 85%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 1%
Other 10%
Fort Payne Commute
Carpool 13.3%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 17 minutes

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