Taunton Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Taunton, MA

    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 - 30+ days ago
  • CDL-A Truck Drivers

    Ryder - Taunton, MA

    Ryder is hiring truck drivers NATIONWIDE! Apply now to work with a stable, growing carrier that values driving professionals. Professional drivers at Ryder enjoy: Competitive Pay...

    from Ryder - 14 days ago
  • Now Hiring! Satellite TV Technician/Installer (Entry Level)

    Dish Network - Taunton, MA

    SATELLITE TV TECHNICIANS/ INSTALLERS. As a Satellite TV Technician / Installer at DISH, you'll find more opportunities and career potential than anywhere else. Our Fortune 200...

    from Dish Network - 16 days ago
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Taunton, Massachusetts

Taunton is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. It is the seat of Bristol County and the hub of the Greater Taunton Area. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 55,976. Taunton's nicknames are derived from its history. The moniker Silver City is born of Taunton's industrial past when companies such as F. B. Rogers/International Silver Co. as well as Poole Silver and Reed & Barton produced silver goods throughout the city. Christmas City is still evident each December with Christmas celebrations on the Taunton Green. The name Taunton means "town on the river."

Taunton Economy

Taunton economy has historically been based on silversmithing and shipbuilding. Reed & Barton produced the 1996 Summer Olympics medals and exclusively-used silverware for the White House. Also, the city produced the anchor for the USS Constitution. The nearby town of Raynham produced the anchor for the Civil War-era ironclad USS Monitor. Today, the city's economy has many emphases on semiconductor, silicon, and electronics manufacturing. It is home to corporate headquarters of many leading corporations in various industries. Currently, the city is trying to attract biotechnology research companies to its industrial parks.

Taunton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Taunton are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Taunton, Massachusetts work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Taunton Industries

The leading industries in Taunton, Massachusetts are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Manufacturing, 16%; and Retail trade, 15%. Simply Hired's Taunton job listings indicate that the following industries in Taunton are hiring the most workers:

Taunton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Taunton, Massachusetts is $32,290, and the median income of households in Taunton was $42,932.
 

Average Salaries in Taunton, MA

Taunton, MA

$32,000
 

According to our Taunton Trends data, the number of Taunton, Massachusetts jobs has decreased by 3% since August 2013.
Taunton job trends

Taunton Employment Statistics

Population of Taunton
Total population 55,976
Male 48.06%
Female 51.94%
Median age 35.7
  
Taunton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.2%
Median cost of a home $145,800
Median mortgage payment $833
Renter-occupied homes 38.8%
Vacant housing 3.8%
Median monthly rent $575
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $36,895
Median for all female full-time $27,686
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 23%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 4%
  
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 94%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 1%
Other 3%
  
Taunton Commute
Carpool 11.8%
Public transportation 2.4%
Average travel time 27 minutes