Jackson Jobs

  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Jackson, MS

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 20 hours ago
  • Intelligence Analyst - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Jackson, MS

    As an Army National Guard Intelligence Analyst, you will play a key role in the interpretation and exploitation of intelligence gathered from or about the enemy. Intelligence...

    from Army National Guard - 2 hours ago
  • NEW PAY! Earn 39 – 43 CPM w/CDL OTR Truck Driver Job

    Dartco - Jackson, MS

    Dartco is hiring OTR truck drivers at a great new starting CPM. Earn 39 - 43 CPM on an average of 2,600+ miles per week! Plus you'll get lots of added perks, including Great Home...

    from Dartco - 19 hours ago
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Jackson, Mississippi

'' Jackson is the capital and the most populous city of the State of Mississippi. As of the 2000 census, Jackson's population was 184,256. As of July 1, 2006, the census estimates that the Jackson Metropolitan Area , including its suburbs in Hinds, Rankin, Madison, Copiah, and Simpson counties, has a population of 529,456, more than one-sixth the population of the state. Jackson is one of the county seats of Hinds County; Raymond is the other county seat. Jackson is also a part of the Jackson-Yazoo City Combined Statistical Area . The current slogan for the city is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul". Frank Melton is the current mayor of Jackson. The city is home to the international headquarters of Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society for the students enrolled in two-year colleges.

Jackson Careers

Among the most common occupations in Jackson are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 62 percent of workers in Jackson, Mississippi work for companies, 22 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Jackson Industries

The leading industries in Jackson, Mississippi are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 23%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 9%; and Public administration, 8%. Simply Hired's Jackson job listings indicate that the following industries in Jackson are hiring the most workers:

Jackson Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Jackson, Mississippi is $29,418, and the median income of households in Jackson was $31,177.

Average Salaries in Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS


According to our Jackson Trends data, the number of Jackson, Mississippi jobs has increased by 3% since October 2013.
Jackson job trends

Jackson Employment Statistics

Population of Jackson
Total population 163,928
Male 45.33%
Female 54.67%
Median age 31.9
Jackson Housing
Owner-occupied homes 56.6%
Median cost of a home $79,900
Median mortgage payment $598
Renter-occupied homes 43.4%
Vacant housing 12.9%
Median monthly rent $649
Average Income
Median for all workers $23,025
Median for all male full-time $31,442
Median for all female full-time $27,394
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 41%
Currently married 35%
Separated 5%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 11%
White 21%
Black or African American 78%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Jackson Commute
Carpool 10.3%
Public transportation 0.9%
Average travel time 19 minutes