Raleigh Jobs

  • Home Care Nurse Supervisor

    Retirement Home Care - Raleigh, NC

    About Retirement Home Care: Retirement Home Care is a private pay Home Care Agency that provides supportive living services to residents in communities operated by Kisco Senior...

    from Retirement Home Care - 1 day ago
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    C.R. England - Raleigh, NC

    Join C.R. England as a Midwest Regional Team. Sign-on bonus is for existing CDL A teams. Earn more, better miles, better bonus payout. Preference given to applicants with proven...

    from C.R. England - 2 days ago
  • Corporate Trainer

    Hatteras Funds - Raleigh, NC

    Hatteras Funds, a provider of unique alternative investment solutions, is seeking an experienced Corporate Trainer who will join our growing Team to lead our business training and...

    from Hatteras Funds - 1 day ago
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Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh is the capital of the State of North Carolina and the county seat of Wake County. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, though pine trees are the dominant species. It has a population of approximately 356,231 , making it the second most populous city in North Carolina, after Charlotte. Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill make up the three cities of The Triangle. This name comes from the 1959 creation of a research park Research Triangle Park, located mostly within Durham County). The Triangle is a regional population, equivalent to the U.S. Census Bureau's Combined Statistical Area of Raleigh-Durham-Cary. Its estimated total population as of 2006 was 1,565,223. The estimated Raleigh-Cary metropolitan statistical area population, as of 2006, is 994,551. While almost all of the city limits is located in Wake County, a few small portions of Raleigh are actually in Durham County as a result of annexation .

Raleigh Economy

Raleigh's industries include electrical, medical, electronic, telecommunications equipment, clothing apparel, food processing, paper products, and pharmaceuticals. Raleigh is part of North Carolina's Research Triangle, a center of researching and textiles. The city is a major retail shipping point for eastern North Carolina and a wholesale distributing point for food stores. The following companies are based in or operated in Raleigh: *Siemens Power Transportation & Distribution *Progress Energy *Red Hat *IBM *Asea Brown Boveri *First Citizens Bank *Golden Corral *RBC Centura *Lenovo *Cisco *Carquest *Nortel Networks *Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

Raleigh Careers

Among the most common occupations in Raleigh are Management, professional, and related occupations, 43%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Raleigh, North Carolina work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Raleigh Industries

The leading industries in Raleigh, North Carolina are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 17%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Raleigh job listings indicate that the following industries in Raleigh are hiring the most workers:

Raleigh Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Raleigh, North Carolina is $42,060, and the median income of households in Raleigh was $48,131.

Average Salaries in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC


According to our Raleigh Trends data, the number of Raleigh, North Carolina jobs has increased by 41% since October 2013.
Raleigh job trends

Raleigh Employment Statistics

Population of Raleigh
Total population 315,249
Male 50.23%
Female 49.77%
Median age 32.6
Raleigh Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.8%
Median cost of a home $177,200
Median mortgage payment $898
Renter-occupied homes 46.2%
Vacant housing 10.7%
Median monthly rent $749
Average Income
Median for all workers $30,426
Median for all male full-time $46,254
Median for all female full-time $37,865
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 12%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6%
High school graduate 18%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 33%
Graduate degree 17%
Marital Status
Never married 38%
Currently married 46%
Separated 3%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 9%
White 63%
Black or African American 27%
Asian 4%
Other 6%
Raleigh Commute
Carpool 11.6%
Public transportation 1.3%
Average travel time 22 minutes