Tupelo Jobs

  • Aviation Operations Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Tupelo, MS

    As an Aviation Operations Specialist in the Army National Guard, your skills and abilities will take flight as you help operate one of the largest fleets of aircraft in the world.

    from Army National Guard - 6 days ago
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    Swift Transportation - Tupelo, MS

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    from Swift Transportation - 4 days ago
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    Swift Transportation Co.inc - Tupelo, MS

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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

$30,000
 

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%
  
Education
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%
  
Race
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