What kind of jobs are there in Augusta, GA?

Opportunities in the health care and education sectors are available with employers like Augusta University and its affiliated hospitals, as well as the Richmond County School System.

The region also has jobs in manufacturing. E-Z-Go Textron, a golf cart/utility vehicle company headquartered in Augusta, earned the metro area its nickname "Golf Cart Capital of the World." Other large employers include medical supplies company Cardinal Health, as well as Kellogg's and Graphic Packaging.

Augusta also has a strong military presence, and employment in the defense sector is available at the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 6.2 /10

How we calculate this.


Augusta has a comparable job market to similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


Augusta
$44,980

USA
$51,960

Unemployment Rate 2019

3.6%
of people are without a job

0.1% lower than national average

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.