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Jackson, Mississippi Overview

Jackson is the state capital of Mississippi and serves as a major hub for business and commerce in the south. This city, nicknamed the “Best of the New South," offers a diverse employment landscape that includes Jackson jobs in nearly any industry. Jackson has a population of 174,382. Though it has declined nearly 7 percent since 2000, the city is still striving to promote economic growth and overcome lingering setbacks like the Civil War fires that destroyed much of Jackson’s historic downtown.

Jackson is an affordable place to live, despite being a capital city. The cost of living is 17 percent lower than the national average. The biggest expense for Jackson residents comes in the form of utilities, which are 18 percent more expensive than average. Housing more than makes up for this expense, however, coming in 44 percent under the U.S. average. The average home cost in Jackson is $95,000, and the average two-bedroom apartment or home rents for just $767 a month.

Jackson Job Opportunities

The largest employer in Jackson is the State of Mississippi. There are 31,556 Jackson, MS jobs in state government. The U.S. Government employs another 5,500 people in the city. If you’re looking for healthcare jobs in Jackson, you’ll find many options. The University Medical Center is a major employer, providing 8,000 jobs. Baptist Health Systems and St. Dominic Health Services rank in the top ten employers in Jackson as well.

The automobile industry is a promising sector in this city with a Nissan Motor Co. automobile plant in town. Fabricated metals, electronic equipment, transportation equipment, rubber and plastic products, welded steel tubing and aircraft parts are produced in the city, as well. A quarter of Jackson, MS jobs are in sales, office and administrative support positions. Another 12 percent of jobs are in production, transportation and material moving, and over 10 percent of Jackson jobs are in management, business and finance.

Jackson Employment Trends

Jackson’s unemployment rate is close to the national average, at 6.5 percent. The city has seen a 2.16 percent decline in jobs recently. However, future job growth is forecasted at 29.2%. The median family income in Jackson is $40,095. The recent construction of the Capital City Convention Center may also draw new events and conventions to the area, making Jackson an up-and-coming place for job hunters. If you want to look beyond the jobs in Jackson, MS, nearby cities like Pearl and Clinton may offer helpful options.

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Jackson, MS
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits Call: 866-470-8323 Team...
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Jackson, MS
Advertising Sales Account Executive Job Description LogoNation, the leader in community oriented advertising, is rapidly expanding our outside sales team. We are seeking self-motivated and dynamic Sales and Marketing Account Executives for our increasing sales opportunities selling advertising on The Original CommuniTee—our unique community promotion t-shirt. The CommuniTee is a creatively desi...
Jackson, MS
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Jackson, MS
Are you looking for a business development position with an established and growing sales driven company? WURTH USA is currently expanding nationwide and seeking a Territory Sales Representative living in the Jackson area who can find and cultivate new business opportunities and facilitate growth within existing accounts. Key responsibilities include: Engage decision makers through face to face ...
Jackson, MS
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Field Access Specialist (FAS) - Birmingham / Dallas (Jackson, MS) Jackson, MS Requisition Number: 2869 JOB DESCRIPTION: Regeneron continues to grow, build and invest as we pursue our mission to turn science into medicines that help patients with serious diseases and their families live better and more fulfilling lives. Regeneron currently provides medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer...
Jackson, MS
NOW is the time to join WIS International! WIS is more than just a place to work….we’re a successful international team providing inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses, while using the most advanced hand-held computer technology in the industry! We have an immediate need for Inventory Associates who like to work varied hours and count inventory as a team! Voluntary van transportatio...
Jackson, MS
NOW is the time to join WIS International! WIS is more than just a place to work….we’re a successful international team providing inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses, while using the most advanced hand-held computer technology in the industry! We have an immediate need for Inventory Associates who like to work varied hours and count inventory as a team! Voluntary van transportatio...
Jackson, MS
WIS International , one of the leading global inventory service providers in the world, seeks an entry-level Inventory Manager to join our team. WIS offers the opportunity to start a successful career in management. With 200+ offices throughout the United States and a commitment to promoting from within, we offer you growth and leadership development. You will partner with our clients, who are amo...
Jackson, MS
NOW is the time to join WIS International! WIS is more than just a place to work—We are a successful international team providing inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses, using the most advanced hand-held computer technology in the industry! We have an immediate need for Inventory Supervisors who enjoy working varied hours, traveling to customer locations via our voluntary van transp...
Jackson, MS
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Sales Consultant can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! What you'll do as an AT&T Sales Consultant: Consult with customers to recommend and sell a varie...
Jackson, MS
The Customer Care Associate promotes saks.com products and services by taking in-bound sales and service calls from our customers in a 24x7 environment. They answer customer inquiries about products, stores and general company information. They also solve issues related to placing orders and assist customers with placing orders. They have the flexibility to work remotely, on site, or both Key Res...
Jackson, MS
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Thank you for taking an interest in our Outside Sales Agent position, we're excited about speaking with you soon! Because we receive a high number of resumes for this position, interested candidates should call Kel today at 1-855-332-1081. The Job As an outside sales agent, you'll be meeting with business owners in your local area to discuss their payment processing needs. We'll provide you with...
Medical Specialist, Cardiometabolic (MS) - AL and Two Adjacent States (Jackson, MS) Jackson, MS Requisition Number: 2674 JOB DESCRIPTION: Regeneron continues to grow, build and invest as we pursue our mission to turn science into medicines that help patients with serious diseases and their families live better and more fulfilling lives. Regeneron currently provides medicines for eye diseases,...
Jackson, MS
Job Description LOCAL CDL-A YARD JOCKEY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES in JACKSON, MS * 1st Shift - $14.00 Per Hour * 2nd Shift -$14.50 Per Hour * Good Benefits & Home Daily * 6 Day Work Week - All Shifts * Dedicated Run - Good Pay - Good Quality Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 769-300-2985 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of Tran...
Jackson, MS
Hiring Experienced Promotional Products Salespeople Do you have experience successfully selling promotional products and you’re currently working as a sales employee with a promotional products distributor? Or do you own your own promotional products distributorship and you're looking for a financially stable partner who will help you GROW your business? We are currently looking to add self-moti...
Jackson, MS
C.R. England has been hiring and training drivers since 1920, and has never laid anyone off for lack of freight. We are also the oldest and largest refrigerated trucking company in the nation. The majority of the freight you haul for us is no-touch – our clients will do all of the loading and unloading. You can choose to drive solo (OTR, regional, dedicated or intermodal) or as part of a team (OT...
Jackson, MS
Job Description LOCAL CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITIES in JACKSON, MS * 2 Weeks Paid Training @ $15.00 Per Hour After Training: * 1st Shift - $19.00 Per Hour - 5 A.M. - 5 P.M. * 2nd Shift - $20.00 Per Hour - 5 P.M. - 5 A.M. * Good Benefits & Home Daily * Dedicated Run - Good Pay - Good Quality Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 769-300-2985 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Profess...

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