9,276,503 Jobs in Columbus, Ga

Columbus is a city rich with history and culture. There is something for everyone, including great restaurants, landmarks, and a thriving art scene. It is little surprise that there is a steady stream of visitors to the city every year. Columbus’s job market has increased on average by 2.3% every year over the past few years and is predicted to grow a further 31.9% over the next decade. The average income in the city is $23,200 a year, with the median household income being $43,400. The cost of living is also 10% lower than the national average, with unemployment at 4.7%. Due to the recent job growth in all sectors in Columbus, the city is incredibly popular for starting a new career. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of living in Columbus and who some of the biggest employers are.

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Due to some big businesses moving to the city, there has been greater job growth in the area lately. Total System Services, Aflac, Carmike Cinemas, Synovus, and Columbus State University all are highly rated and provide regular job opportunities. Other companies that are actively recruiting in Columbus are Pezold Management Associates, Childcare Network, Omega Training Group, and The Bradley Center. Therefore, no matter the sector you hope to work in, here at Zoek, we can help you find the best job.

Columbus is a very attractive city with a thriving downtown full of attractions, restaurants, and shops. The city has become a haven for outdoor lovers with the longest urban white-water course in the world and even a zipline across the Chattahoochee River. Other attractions, such as the Whitewater Express (named as one of the top 12 adventures in the world), make the city stand out to thrill seekers and families alike. Uptown Columbus also has a thriving nightlife, retail, and great entertainment options, such as markets and free concerts. The Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center is a tourist hotspot with natural history displays, regular exhibitions, and nature trails galore. Columbus is home to The Springer Opera House, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, and RiverCenter for Performing Arts. Alongside the city’s highly frequented museums, there is the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the second oldest currently running symphony in the US.

In Columbus, the largest employers are Fort Benning, TSYS, Muscogee County School District, and Aflac. The city also has a number of other major employers that hire new employees regularly, such as Columbus Consolidated Government, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, and Piedmont Columbus Regional. So, whatever the sector you are interested in there will be opportunities. Zoek US can help you find and apply for the best jobs.

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