Roanoke One of the Top Southern Cities for Jobs

Downtown RoanokeRoanoke was named one of the top twenty southern cities for jobs, a new ranking by the site  Ranking in at number seven, ziprecruiter notes that Roanoke’s strategic location in the center of the East Coast promotes a thriving transportation industry allowing for overnight deliveries to most markets in the Southeast, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic.  The site notes the primary role of health care and manufacturing in supporting the region’s economy.    

Ziprecruiter lists the top 5 industries hiring and the most in-demand position:

  • Trucking/Transportation: Class A CDL Driver
  • Health Care: Dental Assistant
  • Construction/Trades: Plumber
  • Manufacturing: Welder
  • Admin/Secretarial: Customer Service Representative