Gastonia Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Gastonia, NC

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 11 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Gastonia, NC

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 6 days ago
  • Construction Project Manager

    Vima Construction - Gastonia, NC

    We are looking for a Project Manager that has skills and experience in the construction industry. Must be able to interpret blueprints and develop cost-reducing, job-expediting...

    from Vima Construction Corporation - 7 days ago
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Gastonia, North Carolina

Gastonia is a city in Gaston County in North Carolina, a state in the southeastern United States of America. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 66,277 . It is the county seat of Gaston County. It is considered part of the Charlotte metropolitan area, aka Metrolina. After Charlotte, Gastonia is the second largest city in the metropolitan area . As one of the key cities in the Metropolitan Statistical Area , Gastonia has experienced steady growth, with a population change during the 1990s of more than +10%.

Gastonia Careers

Among the most common occupations in Gastonia are Sales and office occupations, 30%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Gastonia, North Carolina work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Gastonia Industries

The leading industries in Gastonia, North Carolina are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 22%; Manufacturing, 21%; and Retail trade, 15%. Simply Hired's Gastonia job listings indicate that the following industries in Gastonia are hiring the most workers:

Gastonia Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Gastonia, North Carolina is $27,768, and the median income of households in Gastonia was $32,717.

Average Salaries in Gastonia, NC

Gastonia, NC


According to our Gastonia Trends data, the number of Gastonia, North Carolina jobs has increased by 7% since September 2013.
Gastonia job trends

Gastonia Employment Statistics

Population of Gastonia
Total population 72,183
Male 47.64%
Female 52.36%
Median age 33.4
Gastonia Housing
Owner-occupied homes 52.6%
Median cost of a home $118,800
Median mortgage payment $750
Renter-occupied homes 47.4%
Vacant housing 12.9%
Median monthly rent $582
Average Income
Median for all workers $21,213
Median for all male full-time $31,454
Median for all female full-time $24,081
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 21%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 32%
Currently married 48%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 9%
White 65%
Black or African American 24%
Asian 3%
Other 9%
Gastonia Commute
Carpool 9.3%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 21 minutes