Purvis Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Hattiesburg, 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 - 12 days ago
  • General Dentist

    Kool Smiles - Purvis, 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 - 16 days ago
  • Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Crewmember - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Purvis, MS

    Pave the way to a great future by joining the Army National Guard as a Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Crewmember. As such, you will help the Army National Guard complete any...

    from Army National Guard - 6 days ago
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Purvis, Mississippi

Purvis is a city in Lamar County, Mississippi, United States. It is part of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,164 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Lamar County .

Purvis Careers

Among the most common occupations in Purvis are Sales and office occupations, 27%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 16%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Purvis, Mississippi work for companies, 20 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Purvis Industries

The leading industries in Purvis, Mississippi are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Retail trade, 15%; and Manufacturing, 10%. Simply Hired's Purvis job listings indicate that the following industries in Purvis are hiring the most workers:

Purvis Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Purvis, Mississippi is $22,536, and the median income of households in Purvis was $30,938.

Average Salaries in Purvis, MS

Purvis, MS


According to our Purvis Trends data, the number of Purvis, Mississippi jobs has increased by 26% since September 2013.
Purvis job trends

Purvis Employment Statistics

Population of Purvis
Total population 2,164
Male 47.60%
Female 52.40%
Median age 34.9
Purvis Housing
Owner-occupied homes 74.2%
Median cost of a home $57,000
Median mortgage payment $388
Renter-occupied homes 25.8%
Vacant housing 6.9%
Median monthly rent $363
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,571
Median for all female full-time $17,500
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 20%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 47%
Separated 2%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 13%
White 72%
Black or African American 28%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Purvis Commute
Carpool 15.2%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 27 minutes