Rocky Mount Jobs

  • OTR Truck Driver - $1,000 Guarantee - Home Every Other Week

    Nussbaum - Rocky Mount, NC

    OTR Truck Driver - $1,000 Guarantee - Home Every Other Week Earn $0.45+/mile, $55,000+/year (OTR, Home Twice Monthly) - 1 yr exp req'd What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum...

    from Nussbaum - 7 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Rocky Mount, 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 - 7 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Rocky Mount, NC

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 2 days ago
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Rocky Mount is an All-American city located in the coastal plains of North Carolina. Although it was not formally incorporated until February 28, 1867, the North Carolina community that became the city of Rocky Mount dates from the beginning of the 19th century, and the first post office in the area opened in 1816. The city straddles the county line, with part of it in Nash County and part of it in Edgecombe County. In 1996 the town of Battleboro merged with the city of Rocky Mount. It is the principal city of the Rocky Mount, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area which population as of 2000 was 143,026 and encompasses all of both Edgecombe and Nash counties and Rocky Mount. As of the 2001 census, the city had a total population of 57,150. The city is about 45 to 35 minutes away from the city of Raleigh, which population is over 300,000 and is the capital of North Carolina. The City of Rocky Mount has a growing arts community. The City operates an Arts Center, a Children's...more

Rocky Mount Careers

Among the most common occupations in Rocky Mount are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Rocky Mount, North Carolina work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Rocky Mount Industries

The leading industries in Rocky Mount, North Carolina are Manufacturing, 19%; Educational, health and social services, 18%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Rocky Mount job listings indicate that the following industries in Rocky Mount are hiring the most workers:

Rocky Mount Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Rocky Mount, North Carolina is $27,932, and the median income of households in Rocky Mount was $32,661.

Average Salaries in Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount, NC


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

Population of Rocky Mount
Total population 55,893
Male 46.00%
Female 54.00%
Median age 35.2
Rocky Mount Housing
Owner-occupied homes 55.0%
Median cost of a home $89,700
Median mortgage payment $623
Renter-occupied homes 45.0%
Vacant housing 11.3%
Median monthly rent $496
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,455
Median for all female full-time $24,409
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 48%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 10%
White 41%
Black or African American 57%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Rocky Mount Commute
Carpool 14.8%
Public transportation 1.2%
Average travel time 19 minutes