Petal Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Petal, MS

    C.R. England is now hiring Dedicated Truck Drivers. C.R. Englands Dedicated division is growing at a rapid pace and we need Company Truck Drivers to fill the need As a Dedicated...

    from C.R. England - 6 days ago
  • General Dentist

    Kool Smiles - Petal, MS

    Kool Smiles is a growing dental practice with a mission of providing high quality dental care to underserved communities. With offices in multiple states across the country, we...

    from Kool Smiles - 9 days ago
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    CRST Malone - Petal, MS

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    from CRST Malone - 5 days ago
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Petal, Mississippi

Petal is a city in Forrest County, Mississippi, along the Leaf River. It is part of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 7,579 at the 2000 census. The American Checkers Federation is based in Petal, MS.

Petal Careers

Among the most common occupations in Petal are Sales and office occupations, 28%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 70 percent of workers in Petal, Mississippi work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Petal Industries

The leading industries in Petal, Mississippi are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Retail trade, 13%; and Manufacturing, 11%. Simply Hired's Petal job listings indicate that the following industries in Petal are hiring the most workers:

Petal Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Petal, Mississippi is $24,120, and the median income of households in Petal was $29,637.

Average Salaries in Petal, MS

Petal, MS


According to our Petal Trends data, the number of Petal, Mississippi jobs has increased by 56% since September 2013.
Petal job trends

Petal Employment Statistics

Population of Petal
Total population 7,579
Male 46.77%
Female 53.23%
Median age 34.5
Petal Housing
Owner-occupied homes 68.9%
Median cost of a home $61,900
Median mortgage payment $459
Renter-occupied homes 31.1%
Vacant housing 7.1%
Median monthly rent $450
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,500
Median for all female full-time $20,741
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 21%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 36%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 55%
Separated 3%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 12%
White 95%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Petal Commute
Carpool 12.5%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 22 minutes