Murphy Jobs

  • Military Police - Police Officer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Murphy, NC

    Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs...

    from Army National Guard - 13 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Murphy, NC

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 11 days ago
  • Sales Representative (ok2pZfwu)

    ShopperLocal - Murphy, NC

    RTN is a fast-growing leader in grocery and dollar store advertisement sales. We offer hyper local, cost effective advertising solutions to businesses across the U.S. We are...

    from ShopperLocal - 9 days ago
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Murphy, North Carolina

Murphy is a town in Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,568 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Cherokee County and is commonly accepted as the westernmost town in North Carolina.

Murphy Careers

Among the most common occupations in Murphy are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 64 percent of workers in Murphy, North Carolina work for companies, 23 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Murphy Industries

The leading industries in Murphy, North Carolina are Retail trade, 22%; Educational, health and social services, 21%; and Manufacturing, 10%. Simply Hired's Murphy job listings indicate that the following industries in Murphy are hiring the most workers:

Murphy Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Murphy, North Carolina is $23,652, and the median income of households in Murphy was $24,952.

Average Salaries in Murphy, NC

Murphy, NC


According to our Murphy Trends data, the number of Murphy, North Carolina jobs has increased by 26% since September 2013.
Murphy job trends

Murphy Employment Statistics

Population of Murphy
Total population 1,568
Male 46.56%
Female 53.44%
Median age 42.8
Murphy Housing
Owner-occupied homes 55.4%
Median cost of a home $78,100
Median mortgage payment $423
Renter-occupied homes 44.6%
Vacant housing 11.5%
Median monthly rent $311
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,395
Median for all female full-time $16,908
Household Income
Less than $10,000 22%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 6%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 17%
Currently married 51%
Separated 4%
Widowed 15%
Divorced 13%
White 91%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Murphy Commute
Carpool 21.7%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 14 minutes