Winston-Salem, North Carolina 

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Winston-Salem, NC is an excellent city for those looking to build their career and find a job. The future job growth for the city is 27.70%, which is higher than the national average of 30.54%. The unemployment rate in Winston-Salem is also lower than the national average at 4.4%, making it an attractive destination for employment seekers. With its low unemployment rate, vast array of local businesses and industries, and promising job growth, Winston-Salem is an ideal place to build a career and find a job.

The unemployment rate in Winston-Salem is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Winston-Salem has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 1.6% over the past year.
- The average salary in Winston-Salem is $50,204.
- The median home cost in Winston-Salem is $229,400


- Best paying jobs in Winston-Salem? Architecture, Engineering ($80,338)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($14,918)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction ($102,692)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($15,580)
- Average Income of Residents in Winston-Salem ($30,859) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Winston-Salem (5.2) is lower than USA (6)


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Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONWinston-Salem, North CarolinaUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONWinston-Salem, North CarolinaUnited States
  Business, Financial$52,029$68,299
  Computer, Math$72,300$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$80,338$86,023
  Social Service$41,326$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$37,214$43,591
  Health Practitioners$74,059$75,327
  Health Technicians$36,783$41,524
  Healthcare Support$21,707$25,441
  Fire Fighters$25,697$35,516
  Law Enforcement$57,132$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$15,124$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$22,930$23,378
  Personal Care$14,918$15,351
  Sales, Related$25,820$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$32,549$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$36,711$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$29,897$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$37,028$48,436
  Material Moving$21,827$25,906
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYWinston-Salem, North CarolinaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$36,588$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$102,692$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$39,054$51,301
  Retail Trade$22,132$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$37,453$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$60,245$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$38,036$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$53,004$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$68,750$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$22,052$30,687
  Educational Services$39,627$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$40,028$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$23,286$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$15,580$18,154
  Other Services$26,260$29,481
  Public Administration$50,938$61,644
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Winston-Salem    26 Reviews
A sad and corrupt city - 2/26/2020
Winston Salem is a corrupt and sad city. Many residents aren't open to new comers and crime is rampant. The abysmal crime rate is due in part to the corrupt and... Read More

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Beautiful and Quiet - 1/4/2020
I’ve lived here since 2008 and the community is beautiful and quiet. Convenient to everything and if you’re not a lazy person you can walk to Walmart, the bank,... Read More

Progressive, artsy small city - 6/14/2018
I didn't fully appreciate WS until I left. I still have family and friends there, and when I visit (I've lived in various places, now in the midwest for about 20 years)... Read More

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