Rome Jobs

  • Sales Representative-Sales Executive - Insurance and Financial

    Country Financial - Rome, GA

    COUNTRY Financial® Representative The Opportunity This position also includes: Canton, Cartersville, Dalton, Douglasville, Hiram, Ringgold, and Woodstock. This is not a sales job.

    from Country Financial - 4 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Rome, GA

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 15 days ago
  • New! Low Payment Lease for Truck Drivers, Take Home $1350/WK

    Western Express - Rome, GA

    Western Express has immediate openings for their new Lease Purchase program. If you’ve always wanted to own your own truck and start your own business, now you can get rolling...

    from Western Express - 5 days ago
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Rome, Georgia

Nestled in the foothills of theAppalachian Mountains, Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States. It is the principal city of the Rome, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Floyd County. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 31,980, and is the largest city in Northwest Georgia. Though no Interstate highway passes through Rome, it is the largest city in the triangular area defined by the Interstate highways between Atlanta, Birmingham, and Chattanooga, which contributes to its importance as a regional center in several areas, such as medical care and education. The name for the town is a commemoration of Rome, Italy. Rome, Georgia, was built on seven hills, a feature that was an inspiration for the name. This connection is emphasized by a replica of the statue of Romulus and Remus nursing from a mother wolf, a symbol of the original Rome, which was a 1929 gift from the Italian dictator Benito...more

Rome Economy

Rome has always had the strength of economic diversity, and recent additions to Rome's industries include Brugg Cable and Telecom, Suzuki Manufacturing of America, and automobile-parts makers Neaton Rome and F+G Georgia. The most prominent of the new additions is the North American headquarters of Pirelli Tire. In the world of professional sports, the city is home to the Rome Braves baseball club of the South Atlantic League and the Rome Gladiators of the World Basketball Association. Rome is also well known in the region for its medical facilities, particularly Floyd Medical Center, Redmond Regional Medical Center, and the Harbin Clinic. In the 1960's, the Rome Plow Company produced the Rome plows , and a General Electric plant was established to build medium transformers. Also in the later part of the 20th century, many carpet mills prospered in the Rome area.

Rome Careers

Among the most common occupations in Rome are Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%; and Sales and office occupations, 21%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Rome, Georgia work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Rome Industries

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

Rome Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Rome, Georgia is $26,300, and the median income of households in Rome was $30,930.
 

Average Salaries in Rome, GA

Rome, GA

$26,000
 

According to our Rome Trends data, the number of Rome, Georgia jobs has increased by 30% since September 2013.
Rome job trends

Rome Employment Statistics

Population of Rome
Total population 34,980
Male 47.42%
Female 52.58%
Median age 34.6
  
Rome Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.0%
Median cost of a home $87,100
Median mortgage payment $567
Renter-occupied homes 47.0%
Vacant housing 8.2%
Median monthly rent $443
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,179
Median for all female full-time $22,421
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 8%
  
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 47%
Separated 2%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 64%
Black or African American 28%
Asian 1%
Other 6%
  
Rome Commute
Carpool 17.5%
Public transportation 0.8%
Average travel time 20 minutes