High Point Jobs

  • DirecTV Outside Sales Representative

    American Satellite Concepts - High Point, NC

    American Satellite Concepts is one of the premier DirecTV dealerships in North Carolina. We are currently actively recruiting salesmen to join our already highly productive...

    from American Satellite Concepts - 23 days ago
  • Restaurant Hourly Team Members - Cashier - Food Service - Drive Thru - Cook

    Burger King - High Point, NC

    Burger King Carrols Corporation is one of the world's largest franchisees of BURGER KING Restaurants. We are a quick service restaurant business committed to 100% Guest...

    from Burger King - 30+ days ago
  • Sewing Machine Mechanic

    Pacific Coast Feather Cushion - High Point, NC

    Seeking experienced sewing machine mechanic to efficiently maintain our industrial sewing equipment,. This is a fast paced cut and sew environment running two shifts. Qualified...

    from Pacific Coast Feather Cushion - 7 days ago
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High Point, North Carolina

:For other places named High Point, see High Point . High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina -- the 36th largest metro area in the United States with a population of 1.5 million. As of the 2005 the city had a total population of 101,852 according to the US Census Bureau. . High Point is known for its furniture, textiles, and bus manufacturing. It is generally regarded as the "Furniture Capital of the World" and "North Carolina's International City" due to the bi-annual High Point Market that attracts 100,000 exhibitors and buyers from around the world. The area code is 336. It is home to High Point University, a private Methodist-affiliated institution founded in 1924. The city also has one of the few Bentley dealerships in the southeast. Most of the city is located in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring Randolph, Davidson, and Forsyth counties. High Point is North Carolina's only city that extends into four counties.

High Point Economy

Once synonymous with furniture, hosiery, and Hatteras yachts, High Point has diversified its economy as a center for distribution and logistics, customer service and banking, manufacturing, photography, and pharmaceuticals. The city has benefited from the nearby Dell manufacturing plant in Forsyth County with the announcement that Dell supplier World Wide Technology would employ 20 in a 34,000-square-foot facility in High Point. The planned FedEx air freight hub at the Piedmont Triad International Airport was a critical factor in the selection of High Point by Polo.com, the Internet retail site for Polo Ralph Lauren, expected to create 250 jobs. In 2005, High Point adopted “North Carolina’s International City™ � as its official slogan. City Manager Strib Boynton also unveiled an appropriate logo, that is being used by most municipal departments. High Point had been using that slogan unofficially for several years. The City considers itself “North...more

High Point Careers

Among the most common occupations in High Point are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 14%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in High Point, North Carolina work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

High Point Industries

The leading industries in High Point, North Carolina are Manufacturing, 16%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 15%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 9%. Simply Hired's High Point job listings indicate that the following industries in High Point are hiring the most workers:

High Point Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in High Point, North Carolina is $32,001, and the median income of households in High Point was $40,778.
 

Average Salaries in High Point, NC

High Point, NC

$32,000
 

According to our High Point Trends data, the number of High Point, North Carolina jobs has increased by 57% since August 2013.
High Point job trends

High Point Employment Statistics

Population of High Point
Total population 101,852
Male 50.00%
Female 50.00%
Median age 33.0
  
High Point Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.9%
Median cost of a home $129,500
Median mortgage payment $894
Renter-occupied homes 39.1%
Vacant housing 8.4%
Median monthly rent $677
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,635
Median for all male full-time $33,248
Median for all female full-time $30,754
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Graduate degree 7%
  
Marital Status
Never married 32%
Currently married 46%
Separated 3%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 57%
Black or African American 36%
Asian 3%
Other 4%
  
High Point Commute
Carpool 14.0%
Public transportation 1.2%
Average travel time 22 minutes