Jackson Jobs

  • Information Technology Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Jackson, MS

    Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won't change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the...

    from Army National Guard - 1 day ago
  • Full Time CDL A Yard Switcher Refresher Training

    Averitt Express - Jackson, MS

    Local Truck Driver Refresher Training Opportunities - Dedicated Account Full-Time Yard SwitchersIf you've got your CDL-A, but you are limited on experience as a professional truck...

    from Averitt Express - 12 hours ago
  • Arch Expert(10514532876)

    Ulta - Jackson, MS

    The Arch Expert (Esthetician) is responsible for demonstrating and selling Benefit products by use of The 8 Step Magic Formula, and performing short salon services including brow...

    from ULTA - 2 days 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 56% since April 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