Knoxville Jobs

  • Signal Support Systems Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Knoxville, TN

    Communication is the heartbeat of any Army National Guard unit. By joining the Army National Guard as a Signal Support Systems Specialist, you will keep the information flowing by...

    from Army National Guard - 3 days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Knoxville, TN

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 20 hours ago
  • CDL A Graduates can Train Locally with Dart. $1,500 Bonus!

    Dartco - Knoxville, TN

    New Pay Increase for recent CDL A grads. Now start out earning more - 34 CPM then after 180 days 36 CPM. At one year you will move to 40 CPM with annual raises. Get your truck...

    from Dartco - 9 hours ago
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Knoxville, Tennessee

Founded in 1786, Knoxville is the third-largest city in the state of Tennessee, behind Memphis and Nashville, and is the county seat of Knox County . It is also the principal city of the "Knoxville, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area" which is included in the "Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area". As of the 2000 United States Census, Knoxville had a total population of 173,890 with a metro population of 655,400. Of Tennessee's four major cities, Knoxville is second oldest to Nashville which was founded in 1779. Knoxville also was the state's first capital when Tennessee was admitted into the Union in 1796, in which capacity it served until 1819, when the capital was moved to Murfreesboro. The city was named in honor of the first Secretary of War, Henry Knox. One of Knoxville's nicknames is The Marble City. In the early 20th century, a number of quarries were active in the city, supplying Tennessee pink marble to much of the country. Notable buildings...more

Knoxville Economy

Knoxville's economy is largely fueled by the regional location of the main campus of the University of Tennessee, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and other Department of Energy facilities in nearby Oak Ridge, the National Transportation Research Center, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. These make Knoxville the heart of the high-tech Tennessee Valley Corridor, which extends from Blacksburg, Virginia to Huntsville, Alabama. Because of its central location in the eastern half of the United States and proximity to two major Interstate highways, many warehousing and distribution companies operate in and around Knoxville. The Old City is home to most of Knoxville's historic warehouses and factories. Major companies headquartered in Knoxville Colleges and universities Knoxville is home to the main campus of the University of Tennessee. It is also home to: *Fountainhead College of Technology *ITT Technical Institute *Johnson Bible College *Knoxville College *Pellissippi State...more

Knoxville Careers

Among the most common occupations in Knoxville are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Knoxville, Tennessee work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Knoxville Industries

The leading industries in Knoxville, Tennessee are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 22%; Retail trade, 12%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 11%. Simply Hired's Knoxville job listings indicate that the following industries in Knoxville are hiring the most workers:

Knoxville Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee is $30,135, and the median income of households in Knoxville was $30,473.

Average Salaries in Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN


According to our Knoxville Trends data, the number of Knoxville, Tennessee jobs has decreased by 25% since October 2013.
Knoxville job trends

Knoxville Employment Statistics

Population of Knoxville
Total population 168,744
Male 48.03%
Female 51.97%
Median age 34.7
Knoxville Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.5%
Median cost of a home $100,400
Median mortgage payment $628
Renter-occupied homes 48.5%
Vacant housing 12.3%
Median monthly rent $538
Average Income
Median for all workers $22,362
Median for all male full-time $32,279
Median for all female full-time $27,991
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 40%
Separated 3%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 15%
White 83%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 2%
Other 1%
Knoxville Commute
Carpool 11.6%
Public transportation 1.8%
Average travel time 20 minutes

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