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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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Memphis, TN
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 SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfact...
Full-Time Senior Accountant – Financial Planning & Analysis, Memphis Headquarters Wunderlich Securities is a Memphis-based investment firm with over $10 billion in assets under management and is a member of FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and SIPC (Securities Investor Protection Corporation).Wunderlich is one of the fastest growing regional broker dealers in the country. We are c...
Memphis, TN
Job Description KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS USA, INC. seeks a bright, dependable, and personable BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR to use your customer and PC skills to support the branch sales team. This is a very visible position: an integral part of the sales organization designed for a strong candidate looking for a career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Checking sales orders for completeness Inputting sales ...
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...
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...
Intensive Residential Living Program Mental Health Techs, Peer Specialists An Intensive Residential Living Program for severely mentally ill consumers has immediate openings for overnight and weekend mental health techs. This same facility also has all shifts for peer specialists. Qualifications for all positions include: High School Diploma or GED. One Year experience working with the mental...
Memphis, TN
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...
Memphis, TN
NOW is the time to join WIS International! WIS is more than just a place to work we’re a successful international team providing Merchandising and Inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses! We have an immediate need for Merchandiser to work a schedule of fluctuating days and number of hours each week. Merchandisers will be assigned to a defined geographic area to provide services to ou...
Memphis, TN
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...
Memphis, TN
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...
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for a Case Clerk in its Memphis office. This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties to assist paralegals and lawyers to whom assigned. The Case Clerk will organize and maintain case files, pleadings and other matter related documentation, and attorney notes and legal research. They will also maintain...
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary in its Memphis office. Ideal candidate will have 5 + years of experience as a legal secretary, have administrative experience, exceptional communication and organizational skills, the ability to work effectively within a group or independently, proficiency in MS Word (high priority), Outlook and Exc...
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DENTAL OFFICE OPERATIONS MANAGER Specialty dental office in Memphis, TN, seeks an Operations Manager to oversee their group practice. This growing practice seeks a business professional to oversee operations, manage personnel, conduct accounting/bookkeeping and continue to grow the company. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. A professional degree (management, accounting, financ...
Memphis, TN
Growing dealer group opening new Hyundai dealership in the Wolfchase area of Memphis. If you want to sell automobiles that are known for their quality, reliability, and beauty (and the best warranty in the industry!)? You’ve come to the right place. Wolfchase Hyundai is looking for sales professionals and management candidates - will train the right person. We have to cultivate new talent to grow ...
The Preclinical Imaging Technician provides technical support to the Imaging Core and ensures compliance with health and welfare programs. Employs and maintains effective communication with research personnel who need imaging, their direct supervisor, and the Core Director. Performs other tasks as assigned to meet objectives of the Preclinical Imaging Core. (MH) Job Qualifications:EDUCATION REQUI...
Company Confidential Memphis, TN
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
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 Officer Assistant/Loan Officer Trainee View our website for a complete description of the above positions. www.magnabank.com Full benefits pkg offered including 401k Qualified candidates please v...
The System Administrator II assists in the coordination, direction, or execution of system and/or network installations, configurations, and modifications. Plans and carries out Systems Team planning activities. Tracks assigned systems or network components for purposes of performance tuning and capacity planning. Establishes and revises systems or network administration and operations policies an...
Memphis, TN, 37501
Commercial Maintenance Company seeks skilled tradesman to service retail customers throughout the eastern United States. Prefer licensed or certification in electrical, plumbing and/ or HVAC. Must have excellent customer service skill Valid ‘current’ driver’s license Truck or van (2000 or newer) w/ automobile insurance ($100K/$300K/$50K) and tools. Computer competency (IPAD) DISTINGUISHING C...
Memphis, TN, 37501
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is a nationally recognized for-profit, post-secondary education company providing career training in the field of allied health, and we have an opening for a full-time Financial Aid Advisor. Responsibilities include: Advise prospective students of all tuition funding sources available. Assist students with questions regarding the completion of the Financial Aid ap...

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