Jackson Jobs

  • General Dentist - $20k Sign On Bonus

    Kool Smiles - Jackson, MS

    Kool Smiles is a growing dental practice with a mission of providing high quality dental care to underserved communities. With offices in multiple states across the country, we...

    from Kool Smiles - 8 hours ago
  • HOME DAILY & up to $1,000+/WK- Relocate for CDL Truck Driver Job

    US Xpress - Jackson, MS

    If you're looking for Great Pay and Daily Home Time on a dedicated route, this is the right opportunity for you! We're offering $5,000 in relocation assistance for CDL drivers to...

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
  • Executive Team Leader Jackson MS Area

    Target Brands - Jackson, MS

    Executive Team Leader Jackson MS Area apply now Date: 03/27/2014 Location: Jackson, MS Job Number: STO000E9W Job Description - Executive Team Leader - Jackson, MS Area...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 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

$29,000
 

According to our Jackson Trends data, the number of Jackson, Mississippi jobs has increased by 3% since August 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%
  
Education
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%
  
Race
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