Jackson Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Jackson, MI

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 3 days ago
  • Experienced CDL A Truck Drivers-Guaranteed Pay

    Dart Co - Jackson, MI

    Great new opportunity for CDL A truck drivers with 1 year or more experience. Dartco will guarantee you earn $12,000 or more in just 90 days driving our Midwest Regional Routes...

    from Dart Co - 4 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Short Haul, Regional Opportunities& Regional Opportunities!!

    Dart Transit - Jackson, MI

    Owner Operators, Dart Transit has a NEW opportunity in your area, for a new dedicated account. You can choose from two options – either short haul that will get you home weekly...

    from Dart Transit - 11 days ago
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Jackson, Michigan

Jackson is a city located in the south central area of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Jackson County, Michigan 6 . As of the 2000 census, the city population was 36,316. It is the principal city of and is included in the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was founded in 1827, and named after Democratic President Andrew Jackson. Jackson is the birthplace of the Republican Party. Undisputed is the fact that the first meeting of the new Republican party was held in Jackson under the Oaks, with Abraham Lincoln from Illinois in attendance. Jackson is the home town of Tony Dungy, the first African American NFL head coach to win the Super Bowl. He was a three-sport star at Parkside High School . Dungy played quarterback at the University of Minnesota and then defensive back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. Nearby communities include Albion, Brooklyn, Cement City, Clark Lake, Concord, Grass Lake, Hanover, Horton, Lake Columbia, Liberty, Michigan Center,...more

Jackson Economy

Several of the major employers in the city are CMS Energy, which provides natural gas and electrical services to much of Michigan and has its international headquarters in the city, as well as Foote Hospital. Michigan Automotive Compressor, Inc. is the largest manufacturer in the County. Jackson is also home to Southern Michigan Prison, once the largest walled prison in the world, and now one of the world's largest maximum-security prisons List of Michigan state prisons, which provides employment to many area residents. Income tax The City of Jackson currently assesses a 1% income tax to residents and businesses located within the city, and 0.5% for non-residents working within the city limits. The income tax provides $7,000,000 of revenue, or 32% of the city's annual budget. Coney Island heritage Jackson is known around Michigan for its famous Coney Island-style hot dogs. The Coney dog has been a Jackson mainstay since the early part of the 20th century. Coney Island hot dogs...more

Jackson Careers

Among the most common occupations in Jackson are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Jackson, Michigan work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Jackson Industries

The leading industries in Jackson, Michigan are Manufacturing, 22%; Educational, health and social services, 19%; and Retail trade, 11%. 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, Michigan is $27,887, and the median income of households in Jackson was $31,294.
 

Average Salaries in Jackson, MI

Jackson, MI

$28,000
 

According to our Jackson Trends data, the number of Jackson, Michigan jobs has decreased by 27% since September 2013.
Jackson job trends

Jackson Employment Statistics

Population of Jackson
Total population 36,316
Male 47.66%
Female 52.34%
Median age 31.3
  
Jackson Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.6%
Median cost of a home $64,300
Median mortgage payment $452
Renter-occupied homes 42.4%
Vacant housing 6.8%
Median monthly rent $462
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,957
Median for all female full-time $23,817
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 4%
  
Marital Status
Never married 32%
Currently married 42%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 16%
  
Race
White 77%
Black or African American 20%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
  
Jackson Commute
Carpool 14.1%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 19 minutes