Canton Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Canton, MS

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 2 days ago
  • Dedicated CDL A Truck Driving Job - $5,000 Relocation Assistance!

    US Xpress - Jackson, MS

    Dedicated CDL A Truck Driving Job - $5,000 Relocation Assistance! Truck drivers get home 2-3 times/week with Great Pay! Limited Openings! If you're looking for Great Pay and...

    from US Xpress - 5 hours ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Drivers

    USA Truck - Canton, MS

    Experienced Driver CDL-A Jobs Recruiters are standing by! 866-541-2012 Can Experienced Drivers grow with USA Truck? Definitely! Welcome to the new USA Truck. Fill out the...

    from USA Truck - 8 days ago
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Canton, Mississippi

Canton is a city in Madison County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 12,911 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Madison County , and situated in the northern part of the metropolitan area surrounding the state capital, Jackson.

Canton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Canton are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%; Service occupations, 20%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 19%. Approximately 63 percent of workers in Canton, Mississippi work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Canton Industries

The leading industries in Canton, Mississippi are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Manufacturing, 18%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Canton job listings indicate that the following industries in Canton are hiring the most workers:

Canton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Canton, Mississippi is $22,997, and the median income of households in Canton was $24,237.

Average Salaries in Canton, MS

Canton, MS


According to our Canton Trends data, the number of Canton, Mississippi jobs has decreased by 25% since April 2013.
Canton job trends

Canton Employment Statistics

Population of Canton
Total population 12,911
Male 46.16%
Female 53.84%
Median age 29.9
Canton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 58.9%
Median cost of a home $53,300
Median mortgage payment $402
Renter-occupied homes 41.1%
Vacant housing 5.5%
Median monthly rent $349
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $25,179
Median for all female full-time $20,815
Household Income
Less than $10,000 25%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 19%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 26%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 45%
Currently married 30%
Separated 6%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 10%
White 19%
Black or African American 81%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Canton Commute
Carpool 22.4%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 22 minutes