Gadsden Jobs

  • Sales Representative-Sales Executive - Insurance and Financial

    Country Financial - Gadsden, AL

    COUNTRY Financial® Representative This position includes the following location: Rainbow City The Opportunity This is not a sales job. This is a sales career. The COUNTRY...

    from Country Financial - 4 days ago
  • Company Flatbed Truck Driver - CDL-A Required

    Hornady Transportation - Gadsden, AL

    Join Our Hornady Family! We have the full package for any driver but the one thing that sets us apart from the rest, we care. We care about our drivers and listen to their needs.

    from Hornady Transportation - 5 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Gadsden, 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 - 14 days ago
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Gadsden, Alabama

Gadsden is a city in and the county seat of Etowah County, northeastern Alabama, United States, approximately 60 miles northeast of Birmingham. It is the principal city of and is included in the Gadsden Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 103,459. As of the 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 37,291. It was at one time the state's 2nd most important industrial center, trailing only Mobile. The two cities were important shipping centers: Gadsden for riverboats and Mobile for international trade. Up until the 1980s, Gadsden was almost totally dependent on heavy industry, including Goodyear Tire, and Republic Steel. After virtually crumbling in the 1970s and 1980s, Gadsden decided its best course of action was to stop being dependent on industry, and shedding its "company town" image.

Gadsden Careers

Among the most common occupations in Gadsden are Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Gadsden, Alabama work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Gadsden Industries

The leading industries in Gadsden, Alabama are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Manufacturing, 20%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Gadsden job listings indicate that the following industries in Gadsden are hiring the most workers:

Gadsden Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Gadsden, Alabama is $24,620, and the median income of households in Gadsden was $24,823.

Average Salaries in Gadsden, AL

Gadsden, AL


According to our Gadsden Trends data, the number of Gadsden, Alabama jobs has increased by 37% since September 2013.
Gadsden job trends

Gadsden Employment Statistics

Population of Gadsden
Total population 38,978
Male 46.01%
Female 53.99%
Median age 39.0
Gadsden Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.6%
Median cost of a home $50,000
Median mortgage payment $404
Renter-occupied homes 36.4%
Vacant housing 12.5%
Median monthly rent $361
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,400
Median for all female full-time $19,840
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 46%
Separated 3%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 13%
White 63%
Black or African American 34%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Gadsden Commute
Carpool 14.9%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 19 minutes