Atlanta, Georgia 

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Atlanta, GA features a growing economy driven by sectors like finance construction ICT government public administration transportation healthcare education travel manufacturing entertainment media art & design sports hospitality retail fashion etc. It's known for having a booming start-up scene across multiple different industries making it an appealing place for employees to establish new careers or enhance existing ones.

The unemployment rate in Atlanta is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Atlanta has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 2.9% over the past year.
- The average salary in Atlanta is $46,439.
- The median home cost in Atlanta is $364,300


- Best paying jobs in Atlanta? Legal ($107,853)
- Worst paying jobs? Cleaning, Maintenance ($16,313)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction ($96,667)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting ($17,118)
- Average Income of Residents in Atlanta ($40,595) compared to USA ($31,177)
- The Unemployment Rate in Atlanta (5.3) is lower than USA (6)


View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Atlanta. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Atlanta, Georgia that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONAtlanta, GeorgiaUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONAtlanta, GeorgiaUnited States
  Business, Financial$62,316$55,431
  Computer, Math$67,469$73,554
  Architecture, Engineering$64,182$74,001
  Social Service$37,189$38,592
  Arts, Entertainment$43,887$36,374
  Health Practitioners$68,308$64,417
  Health Technicians$33,089$35,954
  Healthcare Support$25,103$22,334
  Fire Fighters$22,585$29,766
  Law Enforcement$38,356$55,397
  Food Prep, Serving$16,859$13,351
  Cleaning, Maintenance$16,313$18,423
  Personal Care$16,758$15,351
  Sales, Related$35,018$26,485
  Office Admin, Support$27,420$29,268
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$16,607$19,254
  Construction, Extraction$23,455$32,468
  Maintence, Repair$37,988$40,948
  Material Moving$20,635$22,126
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYAtlanta, GeorgiaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$17,118$24,135
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$96,667$62,204
  Wholesale Trade$51,917$41,714
  Retail Trade$24,247$21,666
  Transportation and Warehousing$33,793$40,449
  Finance and Insurance$69,332$50,584
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$43,636$36,265
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$70,531$59,897
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$56,641$61,392
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$26,578$23,873
  Educational Services$32,962$37,346
  Health Care and Social Assistance$39,151$33,234
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$24,389$21,042
  Accommodation and Food Services$18,354$14,790
  Other Services$29,393$22,627
  Public Administration$50,454$51,719
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Atlanta    316 Reviews
It's really not that bad - 2/1/2023
I've lived just outside of Atlanta for 22 years and have spent a year deep within the hustle and bustle of the city. It's really NOT that bad. The crime really isn't... Read More

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Growing American City with a Bright Future - 8/17/2022
I have spent my life between Chicago and Atlanta and in the end I chose the Atlanta metro area for affordability. People may complain about rising rent prices, but if... Read More

Atlanta is a no no - 11/6/2021
I've been in Atlanta my whole life!!! The traffic here is so bad, the people here are awful, more and more people are moving here, violence is everywhere, the rent... Read More

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