Meridian Jobs

  • New Pay Increase for Recent CDL A Truck Driver Grads

    Dart Co - Meridian, MS

    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 Dart Co - 3 days ago
  • CDL A Truck Driver/OTR Owner Operators: NEW Rate Increase-$1.00 CPM

    Dart Transit - Meridian, MS

    NEW CONTRACT RATE INCREASE. CDL A Owner Operators Dart Transit Company has raised the contract rate .04 RPM - so you will earn $1.00 RPM on every mile. And, you will get a $3,000...

    from Dart Transit - 2 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Meridian, MS

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 4 days ago
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Meridian, Mississippi

Meridian is a city located in, and the county seat of, Lauderdale County in Mississippi, a state of the United States of America. Meridian is the fifth largest city in Mississippi and the principal city of the Meridian, Mississippi Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 39,968 at the 2000 census. The current population is larger than in the 2000 census. A recent annexation, in addition to seeing many displaced coastal residents after Hurricane Katrina , have put the population over 40,000.

Meridian Careers

Among the most common occupations in Meridian are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Meridian, Mississippi work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Meridian Industries

The leading industries in Meridian, Mississippi are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Manufacturing, 13%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Meridian job listings indicate that the following industries in Meridian are hiring the most workers:

Meridian Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Meridian, Mississippi is $24,553, and the median income of households in Meridian was $25,085.
 

Average Salaries in Meridian, MS

Meridian, MS

$25,000
 

According to our Meridian Trends data, the number of Meridian, Mississippi jobs has decreased by 9% since July 2013.
Meridian job trends

Meridian Employment Statistics

Population of Meridian
Total population 39,968
Male 45.66%
Female 54.34%
Median age 34.6
  
Meridian Housing
Owner-occupied homes 56.3%
Median cost of a home $59,600
Median mortgage payment $486
Renter-occupied homes 43.7%
Vacant housing 10.8%
Median monthly rent $383
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,404
Median for all female full-time $19,702
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 23%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 7%
  
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 42%
Separated 4%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 44%
Black or African American 55%
Asian 1%
Other 0%
  
Meridian Commute
Carpool 14.3%
Public transportation 0.7%
Average travel time 18 minutes