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Memphis, Tennessee Overview

Located on the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of Tennessee, Memphis, TN is home to over 655,155 people as well as the University of Memphis, an international airport, and Graceland, which was declared the Best Iconic American Attraction by USA Today. The city, which was incorporated in 1826, has a rich history, and one of its saddest events was the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at what was formerly the Lorraine Motel. The site is now the location of the National Civil Rights Museum, which is one of the most visited museums in Memphis.

The cost of living in Memphis, TN is approximately 3.7 percent cheaper than what the national average is. In fact, Forbes has rated Memphis as one of America’s most affordable cities. The costs of utilities, gas, food, medical expenses, and transportation in Memphis were factored into the rating. The median household income in Memphis is $43,940, and the median price for a house in Memphis is $127,300.

Memphis Job Opportunities

With its prime location on the Mississippi River and by two interstate highways, Memphis has strong shipping and transportation industries. Several educational institutions, health care facilities and leading companies have operations providing Memphis jobs. It also hosts FedEx, International Paper and AutoZone; all three are Fortune 500 companies. There are also plenty of education jobs in Memphis, Tennessee.

Not surprisingly considering its ties to Elvis Presley and other entertainment legends through the years, Memphis has recently started to have an entertainment industry boom. Several motion pictures have been filmed locally and have consequently provided several Memphis, TN jobs. Those films include "The Grace Card," "Walk the Line" and "Black Snake Moan."

In addition to the film production companies, other corporations that provide many jobs in Memphis include Cargill Cotton, Allenberg Cotton, Baker, First Horizon National Corporation, True Temper Sports and Lenny’s Sub Shop. Also, the Memphis International Airport is the busiest cargo airport in the country and the second busiest one in the world. It is the source of many jobs in Memphis, TN. If you don't find a job in Memphis, consider nearby Bartlett jobs, as well.

Memphis Employment Trends

As of July 2014, Memphis had an unemployment rate of 10 percent. That’s above the Tennessee unemployment rate average of 7.8 percent, as well as the national average of 6.3 percent. There was a 0.6 percent job growth rate in 2013, and it’s expected to grow at a projected annual rate of 2 percent. Memphis ranks 171st on Forbes’ list of the best places for job growth and 46th in the cost of doing business. Memphis jobs are waiting for you, so search today!

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Established Material Handling Company seeking an aggressive and motivated sales person for the Memphis, Tennessee metroplex. The outside Sale Representative is responsible for establishing and maintaining profitable relationships with customers on behalf of the company. Actively prospecting for new accounts and maximizing sales potential with existing customers. The ideal candidate must be able to...
Memphis, TN
You will manage the daily operations of an accounting department including accurate and complete billing. You will prepare account forecasts and re-caps of financial and operational data. You will monitor the daily business to ensure adherence to budgetary parameters while executing Required Skills Strong leadership and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. ...
Memphis, TN
Description Cricket Wireless is a simple, smart, make-your-day-better wireless experience for anyone who wants first-class nationwide wireless service at a value price, with no annual contract. Cricket is available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.cricketwireless.com Want to join a dynamic wireless company where your ideas and talents really ma...
Memphis, TN
Description Cricket Wireless is a simple, smart, make-your-day-better wireless experience for anyone who wants first-class nationwide wireless service at a value price, with no annual contract. Cricket is available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.cricketwireless.com Want to join a dynamic wireless company where your ideas and talents really ma...
MEMPHIS, TN
Join the team of over 20,000 Rent-A-Center coworkers and start your career climb today! At Rent-A-Center, our business is centered on service and were passionate about what we do. Our environment is fast-paced and offers ample opportunity to grow and develop, with top-performers entered into training programs to accelerate advancement to management. Our coworkers also enjoy a total rewards packag...
Memphis, TN
CASHIER: If your goal is to begin a fantastic part time career working up to 25 hours per week where your talents will be valued and respected; Murphy USA is an outstanding employer of choice. To be successful as a cashier, you need energy, excellent work ethic, a great attitude, and a smile. You will be the face of our company and deliver the legendary customer service that Murphy USA and our as...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
Memphis, TN
When is a job more than “just a job?” • When you know that you are making a difference in the lives of those around you • When you go to work every day looking forward to the day ahead of you • When the decisions you make on the job really matter to those whom you serve Cashier If your goal is to begin a fantastic part-time career, your talents will be valued and respected at Murphy USA. To b...
Memphis, TN
Description Cricket Wireless is a simple, smart, make-your-day-better wireless experience for anyone who wants first-class nationwide wireless service at a value price, with no annual contract. Cricket is available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.cricketwireless.com Want to join a dynamic wireless company where your ideas and talents really ma...
Memphis, TN
Description Cricket Wireless is a simple, smart, make-your-day-better wireless experience for anyone who wants first-class nationwide wireless service at a value price, with no annual contract. Cricket is available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.cricketwireless.com Want to join a dynamic wireless company where your ideas and talents really ma...
Memphis, TN
The Senior Technical Services position is charged with supporting and maintaining company servers or other computer systems, as well as planning for and responding to service outages and other problems. The Systems Administrator is responsible for the following; procuring, configuring, installing, supporting, and maintaining company IT infrastructure, including servers, storage systems, VMWare en...
Position Overview Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures. ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability ...
Memphis, TN
Position Overview Ensures that customers receive the best service possible through processing orders, preparing general correspondence, and coordinating with other functions as required. Acts as customer contact regarding pricing, scheduling, and shipping. ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Aff...
Memphis, TN
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations Entry Level Marketing Event Promotions Advertising Positions Hawk Elements, Inc. is a consistently growing company based in Memphis that provides dynamic marketing, advertising and consulting services to large national companies and corporations. We identify and develop new stream of revenue for clients through on-site promotions, in...
Memphis, TN
Public Relations Assistant-Will Train Entry Level Positions Available If you are a people person and you are looking for an entry level position or career change that provides opportunity, then put your personality and ambition to work with us! We are looking for individuals that have experience in customer service, sales, food service, client relations, and retail to apply their skills and work...
Memphis, TN
“Rock star” Residential Sales Professional Are you a sales “hunter", always on the lookout for potential customers? Do you meet and exceed sales goals? Are you looking to make a change with a company that is stable? Orkin, LLC is seeking “rock star” women, men and all previous military personnel to expand our Residential Sales Team. We are extremely proud of our company culture and our legacy of...
Job Description: Symmetry Financial Group is seeking motivated, career-minded individuals to join our team, helping American families protect their homes. We are currently looking for representatives ranging from entry level to experienced professionals seeking a different, more rewarding career and lifestyle. Representatives are responsible for meeting with and serving families that have reques...
Memphis, TN
Network Administrator-Bentonville, AR -Contract to Hire At CompuCom, you're more than just a number. Our employee relationship managers support you throughout your engagement, provide career guidance and reemployment assistance. Join CompuCom! Overview: * Uses knowledge of LAN / WAN systems to help design and install internal and external networks. * Tests and evaluates network systems to elim...
Memphis, TN
Magna Bank is currently seeking highly motivated candidates to fill the following open positions: Branch Service Representative I or II - Full-time and Part-time Mortgage Loan Officer Mortgage Loan Processor II Mortgage Loan Coordinator View our website for a complete description of the above positions. www.magnabank.com Full benefits pkg offered including 401k Qualified candidates please ...
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for a biller in its Memphis office. This position is responsible for compiling amounts, preparing invoices and posting transactions. Responsibilities also include daily follow-up and communication with attorneys and secretaries regarding their accounts. Essential duties and responsibilities will include: 1. Checking i...

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