Tarboro Jobs

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

    C.R. England - Tarboro, 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
  • Military Police - Police Officer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Tarboro, 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 - 15 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Tarboro, 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 - 9 days ago
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Tarboro, North Carolina

Tarboro is a town located in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. It is part of the Rocky Mount, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 11,138. It is the county seat of Edgecombe County . Tarboro is located in North Carolina's Inner Banks region With many historical churches, some dating back to the early 1700s. Historic Tarboro , North Carolina, was chartered in 1760. Nestled in a bend of the Tar River, it was an important river port, the head of navigation on the Tar. As early as the 1730’s a small community formed due to this natural asset, and a warehouse, customs office and other commercial concerns together with a score of "plain and cheap" houses made a bustling village. The locals were a scrappy bunch, and gave the early governors and their agents a hard time. Edgecombe County residents came down hard on the side of the Revolution, many serving as officers in the Continental Army. One such was Thomas Blount ...more

Tarboro Careers

Among the most common occupations in Tarboro are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%; and Sales and office occupations, 22%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Tarboro, North Carolina work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Tarboro Industries

The leading industries in Tarboro, North Carolina are Manufacturing, 26%; Educational, health and social services, 19%; and Retail trade, 8%. Simply Hired's Tarboro job listings indicate that the following industries in Tarboro are hiring the most workers:

Tarboro Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Tarboro, North Carolina is $26,304, and the median income of households in Tarboro was $34,400.

Average Salaries in Tarboro, NC

Tarboro, NC


According to our Tarboro Trends data, the number of Tarboro, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 19% since August 2013.
Tarboro job trends

Tarboro Employment Statistics

Population of Tarboro
Total population 11,138
Male 45.88%
Female 54.12%
Median age 39.4
Tarboro Housing
Owner-occupied homes 58.6%
Median cost of a home $78,000
Median mortgage payment $499
Renter-occupied homes 41.4%
Vacant housing 11.2%
Median monthly rent $472
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,889
Median for all female full-time $22,718
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 50%
Separated 4%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 8%
White 56%
Black or African American 40%
Asian 0%
Other 4%
Tarboro Commute
Carpool 14.9%
Public transportation 1.9%
Average travel time 16 minutes