Canton Jobs

  • Class A CDL Regional and OTR Company Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Canton, MS

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 29 days ago
  • CDL-A Truck Driver Training - Paid Student Training

    Averitt Express - Canton, MS

    Student Driver Training Program for CDL-A Truck Drivers If you have a Class-A CDL, Averitt can get you up and running with a great career. Our student driver training program is...

    from Averitt Express - 10 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Canton, MS

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 3 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 10% since October 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