Jackson Jobs

  • Signals Intelligence Analyst - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Jackson, MS

    The Army National Guard uses powerful technology to collect information from foreign signals and it's the Signals Intelligence Analyst that makes it possible to use this...

    from Army National Guard - 1 day ago
  • Licensed Insurance Sales Agent (Work from Home)

    Liveops - Jackson, MS

    Here's a Great Opportunity Are you an insurance agent with licenses to sell Life and Health products? Are you looking to expand your business? Would you like to have leads...

    from LiveOps - 21 days ago
  • Driver - Dedicated Truck Driver - Georgia Pacific - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Jackson, MS

    Dedicated Truck Driver - Georgia Pacific - $2,500 Sign-on Bonus - Jackson, MS-141988 This Dedicated truck driver position features weekly time at home, up to $44,250 per year* and...

    from Schneider - 3 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 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