Tupelo Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Tupelo, MS

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 23 days ago
  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Tupelo, MS

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 14 hours ago
  • Pediatric General Dentist

    Kool Smiles - Tupelo, MS

    Here at Kool Smiles, our teams don’t just shape smiles – they shape the lives of families every single day. Working at Kool Smiles means being challenged, having fun, and being...

    from Kool Smiles - 4 days ago
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Tupelo, Mississippi

Tupelo is the largest city and county seat within Lee County, Mississippi. It is the eighth largest city in the state of Mississippi, smaller than Meridian, and larger than Olive Branch. The Tupelo area — specifically the nearby village of Blue Springs — was recently selected as the site for Toyota's eleventh U.S. automobile manufacturing plant. As of the 2000 United States Census, the city's population was 34,211. By 2006, the population was 35,930, with a micropolitan area population of 131,953, encompassing Lee, Pontotoc and Itawamba counties. The city is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley Situated in northeast Mississippi, the city lies between Memphis, Tennessee and Birmingham, Alabama, along U.S. Highway 78 — slated to become Interstate 22 within a few years.

Tupelo Careers

Among the most common occupations in Tupelo are Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Tupelo, Mississippi work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Tupelo Industries

The leading industries in Tupelo, Mississippi are Manufacturing, 23%; Educational, health and social services, 20%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Tupelo job listings indicate that the following industries in Tupelo are hiring the most workers:

Tupelo Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Tupelo, Mississippi is $29,508, and the median income of households in Tupelo was $38,401.

Average Salaries in Tupelo, MS

Tupelo, MS


According to our Tupelo Trends data, the number of Tupelo, Mississippi jobs has increased by 55% since October 2013.
Tupelo job trends

Tupelo Employment Statistics

Population of Tupelo
Total population 34,211
Male 47.01%
Female 52.99%
Median age 34.9
Tupelo Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.2%
Median cost of a home $92,800
Median mortgage payment $665
Renter-occupied homes 37.8%
Vacant housing 7.9%
Median monthly rent $454
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,027
Median for all female full-time $23,988
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 54%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 13%
White 70%
Black or African American 29%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Tupelo Commute
Carpool 11.2%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 16 minutes