Athens Jobs

  • Unit Supply Specialist - Warehouse Manager - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Athens, TN

    Army National Guard Unit Supply Specialists make sure the unit and fellow Soldiers have what they need when they need it. In this role, your keen eye and management ability will...

    from Army National Guard - 18 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Drivers, Money Isn’t All You’ve Earned. Respect is Too

    McLeod Express - Athens, TN

    Hitting the road hard, clocking up miles, making good money, these are all important. But there’s nothing like home. Here at McLeod, we’re a family-owned company. We know the...

    from McLeod Express - 1 day ago
  • Over The Road Truck Driver CDL-A - Experienced Driver

    Watkins Shepard Trucking - Athens, TN

    CDL-A Get paid for your experience. If you're willing to drive the miles, we'll keep you moving. Call Recruiting Today: 866-550-6420 We offer our Drivers: $1500 Sign On Bonus $20...

    from Watkins Shepard Trucking - 1 day ago
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Athens, Tennessee

::This article is about the city in Tennessee. For other uses, see Athens Athens is a city in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States. It is the county seat of McMinn County . The population was 13,220 at the 2000 census.

Athens Careers

Among the most common occupations in Athens are Management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 26%; and Sales and office occupations, 19%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Athens, Tennessee work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Athens Industries

The leading industries in Athens, Tennessee are Manufacturing, 28%; Educational, health and social services, 15%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Athens job listings indicate that the following industries in Athens are hiring the most workers:

Athens Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Athens, Tennessee is $26,544, and the median income of households in Athens was $29,277.

Average Salaries in Athens, TN

Athens, TN


According to our Athens Trends data, the number of Athens, Tennessee jobs has increased by 8% since October 2013.
Athens job trends

Athens Employment Statistics

Population of Athens
Total population 13,220
Male 45.89%
Female 54.11%
Median age 36.5
Athens Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.9%
Median cost of a home $76,500
Median mortgage payment $532
Renter-occupied homes 39.1%
Vacant housing 8.8%
Median monthly rent $422
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,170
Median for all female full-time $20,917
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 57%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 12%
White 87%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Athens Commute
Carpool 12.1%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 17 minutes

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