A Productive, Proficient Workforce

It may sound like a forgotten adage, but here, a “hard day’s work” stands as a mantra. A right-to-work region, honed in textiles, we honor a long legacy of company loyalty, a professional work ethic, and being part of a team dedicated to a common goal. Like North Carolina, Stanly County had pioneered customized job training through its post-secondary education facilities and innovative programs that foster Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technology skills.

Demographic Profile

With 300,000 people living within 30 minutes of our county, a diverse workforce is one of our great strengths.

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On-Going Training

Anchored by Pfeiffer University and two Stanly County Community College sites, we meet virtually any on- and off-site training need.

Find a Job or Volunteer

Eager to enter the workforce or share your time with the community? We have a job for you.

Ready to Retire?

Stanly County is more than an ideal place to do business. It’s an place to retire with senior living communities, that lets people redefine retirement.