Morganton Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Morganton, NC

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Morganton, NC

    MARTEN TRANSPORT IS NOW HIRING EXPERIENCED REGIONAL AND OTR CLASS-A CDL DRIVERS! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 27 days ago
  • CDL A Truck Driver - Regional Truck Driver

    Averitt Express - Morganton, NC

    Averitt Express CDL-A Regional Truck Driver Position IT'S BIG! AVERITT REGIONAL DRIVERS HAVE A NEW PAY INCREASE Paid driver training is available for recent grads and drivers with...

    from Averitt Express - 10 days ago
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Morganton, North Carolina

Morganton is a city in Burke County, North Carolina, United States. “Reader's Digest� included Morganton in its list of top ten places to raise a family, and the town was recently profiled in "The 50 Best Small Southern Towns." The population was 17,310 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Burke County . Twenty minutes outside of Morganton is the manmade Lake James, which is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake offers an abundance of summertime recreation that includes: fishing, boating, canoeing, and camping. There are also multiple ski areas located approximately an hour from Morganton; these ski areas include, but are not limited to, Ski Beech, Sugar Mountain, and Hawks Nest. Morganton is located on Interstate-40 and has a central location to the cities of Hickory , Asheville , Charlotte and Winston-Salem .

Morganton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Morganton are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 24%; and Sales and office occupations, 20%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Morganton, North Carolina work for companies, 20 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Morganton Industries

The leading industries in Morganton, North Carolina are Manufacturing, 28%; Educational, health and social services, 23%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Morganton job listings indicate that the following industries in Morganton are hiring the most workers:

Morganton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Morganton, North Carolina is $26,920, and the median income of households in Morganton was $34,678.

Average Salaries in Morganton, NC

Morganton, NC


According to our Morganton Trends data, the number of Morganton, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 77% since October 2013.
Morganton job trends

Morganton Employment Statistics

Population of Morganton
Total population 17,310
Male 48.78%
Female 51.22%
Median age 39.1
Morganton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.0%
Median cost of a home $92,300
Median mortgage payment $602
Renter-occupied homes 43.0%
Vacant housing 6.6%
Median monthly rent $475
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,118
Median for all female full-time $24,723
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$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 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 55%
Separated 3%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 10%
White 77%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 2%
Other 8%
Morganton Commute
Carpool 14.0%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 19 minutes