Wilmington Jobs

  • Company Truck Driver - OTR, Dedicated, Regional & Expedited Hazmat Teams

    Pam Transport - Wilmington, NC

    PAM Transport is now hiring company drivers for otr, dedicated and regional opportunities as well as expedited hazmat teams! We offer excellent support, yearly increases, and...

    from Pam Transport - 8 days ago
  • Signal Support Systems Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Wilmington, NC

    Communication is the heartbeat of any Army National Guard unit. By joining the Army National Guard as a Signal Support Systems Specialist, you will keep the information flowing by...

    from Army National Guard - 6 days ago
  • Team Truck Drivers

    Barr-nunn Transportation - Wilmington, NC

    At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. We’ve earned a solid reputation over the years for being responsive to the needs of our people and leading the way to success. We...

    from Barr-Nunn Transportation - 2 days ago
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Wilmington, North Carolina

|} Wilmington is a city in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 100,000 as of 2006; 2005 Census Bureau estimates indicate a population of 95,476. The 2006 Census Bureau estimates set the population of the Wilmington MSA at 326,166, making it the seventh largest metropolitan area in the state. It is the county seat of New Hanover County . It was named in honor of Spencer Compton, the Earl of Wilmington, who was Prime Minister under George II. Wilmington was settled on the Cape Fear River and is located in North Carolina's Inner Banks region. Wilmington offers its historic downtown as a main tourist attraction and business center and is minutes away from nearby beaches. The city residents have the advantage of living nestled between a river and the ocean. Wilmington is also known as the childhood home of basketball great Michael Jordan and journalist David Brinkley; famous Wilmington natives include Kevin Beasley, Sonny Jurgenson, Sugar Ray Leonard,...more

Wilmington Careers

Among the most common occupations in Wilmington are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Wilmington, North Carolina work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 10 percent are self-employed.

Wilmington Industries

The leading industries in Wilmington, North Carolina are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 20%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 15%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Wilmington job listings indicate that the following industries in Wilmington are hiring the most workers:

Wilmington Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Wilmington, North Carolina is $32,450, and the median income of households in Wilmington was $36,904.

Average Salaries in Wilmington, NC

Wilmington, NC


According to our Wilmington Trends data, the number of Wilmington, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 33% since October 2013.
Wilmington job trends

Wilmington Employment Statistics

Population of Wilmington
Total population 91,207
Male 46.87%
Female 53.13%
Median age 35.1
Wilmington Housing
Owner-occupied homes 54.4%
Median cost of a home $168,900
Median mortgage payment $850
Renter-occupied homes 45.6%
Vacant housing 9.1%
Median monthly rent $677
Average Income
Median for all workers $20,785
Median for all male full-time $35,510
Median for all female full-time $29,389
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 19%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 25%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 38%
Currently married 44%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 10%
White 76%
Black or African American 19%
Asian 1%
Other 4%
Wilmington Commute
Carpool 10.1%
Public transportation 2.0%
Average travel time 18 minutes