Kinston Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Kinston, NC

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 13 days ago
  • Critical Care Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Greenville, NC

    Critical Care Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 23 hours ago
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    CRST Malone - Kinston, NC

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    from CRST Malone - 14 days ago
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Kinston, North Carolina

Kinston is a city in Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 23,688 at the 2000 census. It was the county seat of Dobbs County from 1779 to 1791, and has been the county seat of Lenoir County since its formation in 1791 . It is the home of the Kinston Indians baseball club of the Carolina League. Kinston is served by the Kinston Regional Jetport . Kinston is located in North Carolina's Inner Banks region. Kinston is also home of the N.C. Global TransPark , a combined airport and industrial complex developed by the State in Lenoir County. Caswell Center, a campus providing support services and boarding for mentally handicapped, is also located in Kinston. The major city high school is Kinston High School. The closest major city is Greenville 6 , approx. 22mi to the north.

Kinston Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kinston are Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%; and Sales and office occupations, 18%. Approximately 63 percent of workers in Kinston, North Carolina work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Kinston Industries

The leading industries in Kinston, North Carolina are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Manufacturing, 19%; and Retail trade, 8%. Simply Hired's Kinston job listings indicate that the following industries in Kinston are hiring the most workers:

Kinston Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kinston, North Carolina is $25,065, and the median income of households in Kinston was $26,630.

Average Salaries in Kinston, NC

Kinston, NC


According to our Kinston Trends data, the number of Kinston, North Carolina jobs has not changed since September 2013.
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Kinston Employment Statistics

Population of Kinston
Total population 23,688
Male 45.01%
Female 54.99%
Median age 40.8
Kinston Housing
Owner-occupied homes 52.0%
Median cost of a home $81,000
Median mortgage payment $569
Renter-occupied homes 48.0%
Vacant housing 12.5%
Median monthly rent $392
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,688
Median for all female full-time $21,442
Household Income
Less than $10,000 22%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 44%
Separated 6%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 9%
White 36%
Black or African American 63%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Kinston Commute
Carpool 16.4%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 21 minutes