Zip 23847 (Emporia, VA) Jobs


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United States / Virginia / No Metro Area / Greensville County / Emporia / Emporia (zip 23847)
Emporia, VA is a small town of about 5,800 residents located in the state of Virginia. The future job growth rate for Emporia is 0.58%, lower than the US Future Job Growth rate of 30.54%. The unemployment rate in Emporia is 5.5%, higher than the national unemployment rate of 4.1%. Despite the lower job growth and higher unemployment compared to the nation, there are still plenty of opportunities for employment in Emporia. Residents can find jobs in a variety of industries ranging from retail to healthcare. With its low cost of living and close proximity to larger cities such as Richmond and Norfolk, Emporia can be a great place to both live and work.

The unemployment rate in Emporia (zip 23847) is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Emporia (zip 23847) has been Negative.
- Jobs have Decreased by 5.2% over the past year.
- The average salary in Emporia (zip 23847) is $40,781.
- The median home cost in Emporia (zip 23847) is $112,200

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Emporia? Health Practitioners ($85,735)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($10,259)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting ($69,063)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($15,726)
- Average Income of Residents in Emporia ($24,341) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Emporia (6.3) is higher than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

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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 Emporia, Virginia that match your qualifications.

     JobsEmporia, VirginiaUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationEmporia, VirginiaUnited States
  Business, Financial$76,425$68,299
  Computer, Math $87,306
  Architecture, Engineering $86,023
  Sciences $66,034
  Social Service$38,542$44,925
  Legal $88,013
  Arts, Entertainment $43,591
  Health Practitioners$85,735$75,327
  Health Technicians$34,732$41,524
  Healthcare Support$23,528$25,441
  Fire Fighters$17,841$35,516
  Law Enforcement$46,580$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$14,475$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$17,177$23,378
  Personal Care$10,259$15,351
  Sales, Related$24,415$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$29,226$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$42,450$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$23,958$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$26,029$48,436
  Material Moving$33,107$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryEmporia, VirginiaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$69,063$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $74,432
  Wholesale Trade$46,458$51,301
  Retail Trade$24,096$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$46,419$43,256
  Information $61,268
  Finance and Insurance $65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$38,063$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$63,224$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises $75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$23,750$30,687
  Educational Services$17,708$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$32,878$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$15,726$18,154
  Other Services$27,254$29,481
  Public Administration$40,250$61,644
Unemployment by Year (Years 1990 to 2021)
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