Jefferson City Jobs

  • Sales Representative-Sales Executive - Insurance and Financial

    Country Financial - Jefferson City, MO

    COUNTRY Financial® Representative The Opportunity This is not a sales job. This is a sales career. The COUNTRY Financial® Representative career gives you the opportunity to make...

    from Country Financial - 5 days ago
  • Military Police - Police Officer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Jefferson City, MO

    Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs...

    from Army National Guard - 5 days ago
  • Open Heart Operating Room Operating Room Technician

    Medstaff Healthcare Solutions - Jefferson City, MO

    Travel Operating Room Technicians with MedStaff receive excellent assignment opportunities across the U.S. and some of the best benefits you could ask for, including: Free,...

    from MedStaff Healthcare Solutions - 5 days ago
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Jefferson City, Missouri

Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the county seat of Cole County. It is the principal city of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses both Callaway and Cole counties. As of 2005, the population is 39,062. Jefferson City was named after the third president of the United States of America, Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson City is in the Ozarks on the Missouri River near the geographic center of the state, and is dominated by a domed Capitol, rising from a bluff overlooking the Missouri River. Lewis and Clark passed beneath that bluff on their historic expedition.

Jefferson City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Jefferson City are Management, professional, and related occupations, 38%; Sales and office occupations, 29%; and Service occupations, 13%. Approximately 58 percent of workers in Jefferson City, Missouri work for companies, 33 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Jefferson City Industries

The leading industries in Jefferson City, Missouri are Public administration, 24%; Educational, health and social services, 18%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Jefferson City job listings indicate that the following industries in Jefferson City are hiring the most workers:

Jefferson City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Jefferson City, Missouri is $30,286, and the median income of households in Jefferson City was $39,628.

Average Salaries in Jefferson City, MO

Jefferson City, MO


According to our Jefferson City Trends data, the number of Jefferson City, Missouri jobs has decreased by 18% since October 2013.
Jefferson City job trends

Jefferson City Employment Statistics

Population of Jefferson City
Total population 39,636
Male 51.29%
Female 48.71%
Median age 36.5
Jefferson City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 58.6%
Median cost of a home $98,700
Median mortgage payment $639
Renter-occupied homes 41.4%
Vacant housing 7.0%
Median monthly rent $434
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,050
Median for all female full-time $25,521
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 27%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 49%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 14%
White 83%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Jefferson City Commute
Carpool 13.0%
Public transportation 1.7%
Average travel time 15 minutes