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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Jackson, Tennessee Metro Area

MSA: Jackson, TN
counties: Chester, Crockett, Madison
Population (2016 estimate): 130,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 68,000
Average Earnings (2016): $31,680

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 3,020 47.3 0.9 $70,380
Business and Financial Operations 1,510 23.7 0.5 $51,100
IT and Mathematical 440 6.9 0.2 $54,670
Architecture and Engineering 1,650 25.8 1.5 $46,860
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 250 3.9 0.5 $52,060
Community and Social Services 1,050 16.4 1.1 $35,350
Legal and Judicial 270 4.2 0.5 $59,570
Education, Training, and Library 3,440 53.9 0.9 $45,760
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 290 4.6 0.3 $32,650
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,970 93.7 1.6 $47,150
Healthcare Support 2,400 37.6 1.3 $21,930
Protective Services 970 15.3 0.6 $40,710
Food Preparation and Serving Related 5,230 82.0 0.9 $18,690
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,410 22.0 0.7 $21,140
Personal Care and Services 2,170 34.1 1.1 $18,740
Sales and Related 6,100 95.7 0.9 $21,930
Office and Administrative Support 9,600 150.6 1.0 $29,500
Construction and Extraction 1,950 30.6 0.8 $34,770
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,110 48.7 1.3 $40,090
Production 7,900 123.9 1.9 $30,240
Transportation and Material Moving 4,980 78.1 1.1 $27,350