Kingsport Jobs

  • Company Truck Drivers - No Experience Necessary

    C.R. England - Kingsport, TN

    C.R. England offers the best program to become a cdl truck driver, full benefits, more miles, more home time and more money Change careers from construction, maintenance, labor,...

    from C.R. England - 1 day ago
  • Truck Driver - CDL-A Trainees & Recent Student Grads

    Paschall Truck Lines - Kingsport, TN

    CDL-A Truck Driver Training Opportunities Paschall Truck Lines may be known for the experienced drivers it has on the roads, but did you know that we offer training for an...

    from Paschall Truck Lines - 1 day ago
  • Earn $62,000 or More! Dedicated CDL Truck Driver Job

    US Xpress - Kingsport, TN

    CDL-A Truck Drivers, look no further. We have dedicated opportunities available with BRAND NEW PAY PACKAGES! Now you can average $62,000 or more per year and get home every week!...

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
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Kingsport, Tennessee

Kingsport is a city located primarily in Sullivan County, and also partially in Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States. Kingsport was originally King's Port but eventually it became a one word name for the city. The population was 44,905 at the 2000 census. The city, along with Bristol, Tennessee, and Johnson City, Tennessee, is part of the Tri-Cities, Tennessee/Virginia Metro Area. The Long Island of the Holston River, today in central Kingsport, was an important site among the Cherokee, colonial pioneers, and early settlers. The name "Tennessee" originated from the old Yuchi Indian word, "Tana-see," meaning "The Meeting Place," which refers to The Long Island of the Holston River.

Kingsport Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kingsport are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Kingsport, Tennessee work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Kingsport Industries

The leading industries in Kingsport, Tennessee are Manufacturing, 19%; Educational, health and social services, 18%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Kingsport job listings indicate that the following industries in Kingsport are hiring the most workers:

Kingsport Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kingsport, Tennessee is $28,146, and the median income of households in Kingsport was $30,524.
 

Average Salaries in Kingsport, TN

Kingsport, TN

$28,000
 

According to our Kingsport Trends data, the number of Kingsport, Tennessee jobs has decreased by 20% since October 2013.
Kingsport job trends

Kingsport Employment Statistics

Population of Kingsport
Total population 44,905
Male 45.67%
Female 54.33%
Median age 41.9
  
Kingsport Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.8%
Median cost of a home $87,500
Median mortgage payment $611
Renter-occupied homes 35.2%
Vacant housing 9.8%
Median monthly rent $417
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,075
Median for all female full-time $23,217
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$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 11%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 9%
  
Marital Status
Never married 17%
Currently married 54%
Separated 2%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 15%
  
Race
White 94%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
  
Kingsport Commute
Carpool 9.6%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 18 minutes