Jobs in Joplin, Missouri

Joplin, MO Employment Information

Joplin, Missouri Overview

Located in the southwestern portion of Missouri, Joplin sits on the brink of the Ozarks. Joplin is in the region known as the "four states" area, referring to the intersection of Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Kansas. The city is home to 50,150 people and several respected academic institutions, including Missouri Southern State University. The transportation industry figures prominently in Joplin's economy, as several trucking lines, including Con-Way Truckload, have their headquarters in the city. Transportation companies favor Joplin because of its proximity to the population and geographic hearts of the country.

Living in Joplin, MO is fairly cheap -- the cost of living is 10 percent below the national average according to Forbes. The median home price is $93,300, and the median household income from Joplin jobs is $39,121. Home prices in Joplin rose by 6.3 percent in 2013, while household income declined by 0.3 percent. The average commute in Joplin is 19 minutes. With regard to workforce demographics, 85.7 percent of Joplin residents have completed high school, 20.8 percent have completed college and eight percent have graduate degrees.

Joplin Job Opportunities

The health care, retail and transportation sectors are the biggest suppliers of Joplin, MO jobs. The top employer is the Freeman Health System, which employs 3,139 workers in various healthcare jobs in Joplin. Next is Con-Way Truckload, with 2,677 employees in the transportation industry. Mercy Hospital Joplin is the third-largest employer, with 2,480 employees. The Joplin School District is also a top employer, with 1,200 workers in various education positions. EaglePicher, a specialty battery company, is the fifth-largest employer, employing 1,022 people in the city.

Other major providers of jobs in Joplin, MO include Tri-State Motor Transit (1,000 employees), Walmart (920 employees), Systems & Services Technologies (751 employees), Missouri Southern State University (733 employees) and AT&T Mobility (688 employees).

Joplin Employment Trends

Forbes ranks Joplin 54th in the country for job growth. The city had an employment growth rate of one percent in 2013, and the city is predicted to see a growth rate of 1.3 percent in 2014. In July of this year, the unemployment rate in Joplin was 5.6 percent, which was substantially lower than the Missouri average of 6.5 percent and the U.S. average of 6.2 percent.

Job hunters who do not find Joplin jobs might try searching for jobs in Carthage, MO or Webb City, MO. Both cities are relatively close to Joplin and have unemployment rates of 5.1 percent.

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Joplin, MO
Job Description: Take advantage of an industry that continues to have technological advances. With recent security requirements our sales reps have more sales opportunities then ever, all of which make this a thriving industry. No sales experience required. Express will train you and provide the sales support to help maximize your income. The Position Express is looking for business sales consu...
Joplin, MO
Job Number : 71653016 Description Overview: As a Sales Manager, you will support My Macy's by driving sales and selling with focus on the Macy's customer. All activities related to presenting a clean, neat and organized shopping environment for our customers are under your direction. With training, coaching and development, a team of Associates will grow following your leadership. Key Accounta...
Joplin, MO
IMPORTANT NOTE: PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE AD!!! Hi. My name is Kerry Spry. I'm the President and CEO here at bwpcareers.com and I’ve got an exciting opportunity for a few new Recruiters and Head Hunters (with or without experience) from your area that are motivated and would like to immediately average $1800-$3000 PER WEEK!!! Your job is to work from your home office to find commissioned sales rep...
Joplin, MO
Truck Driving Job With CDL Training Provided! No experience needed! - We'll provide you with a complete CDL training program at a top-notch truck driving school. PAM Transport Offers: Earn up to $40,000 1st Year! $1,200 Sign-On Bonus! No upfront CDL training costs! No experience needed! No credit checks! We're currently hiring new truck drivers and providing a full truck driver training co...
Description Improving Lives. Improving life for everyone. A subsidiary of Baxter Healthcare, BioLife is an industry leader in operating high quality plasmapheresis centers throughout the United States. At BioLife Plasma Services, we excel at caring schedules supportive. Caring for the quality of our lifesaving services, caring for the donors who help make it happen, and caring for the communities...
Joplin, MO
Job Number : 71652899 Description Job Overview: As a Retail Associate, you will be an integral part of bringing the magic of Macy's to life. Sales Associates provide outstanding customer service, meet hourly sales and Star Rewards goals on a personal and departmental basis, and demonstrate superior product knowledge to customers. To create a shopping experience that will make the customer feel ...
Joplin, MO
Handles customer questions, complaints, and billing inquiries with the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism. Strives to resolve customer issues with one call resolution. Offers alternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of retaining customer's business. Handles business transactions in connection with activation of new customer accounts on a computer terminal. Communicat...
Graham Packaging Company, based in York, Pennsylvania, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of technology-based, customized blow-molded plastic containers for the branded food and beverage, household, personal care/specialty, and automotive lubricants product categories. The company has an extensive blue-chip customer base that includes many of the world’s largest branded con...
Joplin, MO
If you love the great outdoors and want to maximize your income, you'll enjoy working for TruGreen, the largest lawn care Company in the nation. You will make timely lawn applications, diagnose and correct lawn problems through service calls and sell services to new and existing customers. We offer: • Great hourly rate + sales commission and customer retention bonus • Comprehensive Medical, den...
Joplin, MO
We are America’s #1 lawn care provider and we are looking for aggressive, energetic self-starters to join our sales team. Our Outside Sales Representatives Enjoy: • Competitive base salary – Paid weekly • Lucrative commission opportunity – Paid weekly • Benefits package: medical/dental/vision, prescription, 401(k) plan w/company match • Paid holidays and vacation • Training program for all n...
Immediate Hire, Outside Sales Representative Outstanding Income Potential. Earn More $$ than you ever have! Fast Growing and Very Successful Credit Card processor is looking for a dynamic outside sales person to sell credit, check, and debit processing services in the local area. What we need you to do: - Attend 3-5 appointments daily - Sell into small to medium sized businesses - Sell finan...
Joplin, MO
Overview Dentist Joplin, MO Aspen Dental is on a mission to give America a healthy mouth. By joining Aspen Dental you are not only making a statement that you are committed to providing quality care but you are also becoming a part of a collaborative network of dental professionals. For an estimated 47 million Americans, lack of access to affordable dental care is a real problem and by aligning...
Joplin, MO
Job Number : 71652801 Description JOB OVERVIEW: With a role in the Macys Cosmetics Department, you will have the opportunity to help others look their best every day. Youll make one-on-one connections with customers to learn their sense of beauty and style, develop your artistic side through customer consultation and make-up and product application, and attain a sense of accomplishment when you...
JOPLIN, MO
Description We are a wholly owned subsidiary of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company concentrating on commercial tire sales, and are a service and retreading market leader with over 180 Commercial Tire Centers and Truck Care Centers located across the United States. We have the unique ability to service the largest nation-wide commercial fleets while also providing friendly hometown service to regi...
Joplin, MO
Job Number : 71652145 Description Job Overview: The Fine Jewelry Associate is responsible for providing outstanding customer service, meeting hourly sales and Star Rewards goals on a personal and departmental basis, demonstrating superior product knowledge to customers, and creating a shopping experience that will make the customer feel welcome and comfortable during the holiday season. Additio...
Joplin, MO
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...
Commercial Sales Representative - SW Missouri, NW Arkansas (Ozark Region) For nearly a century, Culligan has been a pioneer in water filtration. Starting with Emmett Culligan's very first water filter made out of a coffee can and greens back in 1921; we've been at the forefront of innovation in water treatment systems and servicing water treatment products. Today, Culligan continues our efforts t...
Joplin, MO
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people...
Description Improving Lives. Improving life for everyone. A subsidiary of Baxter Healthcare, BioLife is an industry leader in operating high quality plasmapheresis centers throughout the United States. At BioLife Plasma Services, we excel at caring schedules supportive. Caring for the quality of our lifesaving services, caring for the donors who help make it happen, and caring for the communities...
Joplin, MO
Reports To Store Manager General Purpose The primary responsibility of a Senior Assistant Manager is to assist the Store Manager in providing leadership and managing all processes of store operations to maximize store sales and profits. This position requires initiative, creativity and the ability to exercise independent judgment. This position is considered a developmental position, in prepar...

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