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Morristown Employment

Employment and Industries in the Morristown, Tennessee Area

Morristown, Tennessee includes facilities for numerous Fortune 500 companies including General Electric, International Paper, Alcoa (Howmet), Coca-Cola, Lear Corporation, Pepsi Bottling, NCR Corporation and Arvin Meritor, Inc. Morristown also includes the facilities of a number of international companies from countries such as Germany, Japan, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Canada and France.

Local industries include furniture manufacturing, poultry processing, aircraft parts, healthcare products and automotive parts. Agriculture including soybeans, corn, livestock and dairy are also significant economic components.

Morristown's major job providing segments are healthcare, manufacturing, educational services, furniture and related products, transportation equipment, educational services, and accommodation and food services. Production, transportation and material moving occupations: 34% of the jobs. Management, professional and related occupations: 19% of the workforce. Sales and office jobs: 19% of the labor force.

Notable facts regarding Morristown, Tennessee: Average salary in 2009: $24,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 76.9 (U.S. average: 100). Adult population holding a bachelor's degree or higher: 14%.

Morristown's top job providers:

  • MAHLE, Inc
  • Berkline, LLC
  • Morristown-Hamblen Hospital Association
  • JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown, Inc
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
  • Howmet Corporation
  • Lear Corporation
  • Team Technologies, Inc
  • Lakeway Hospital Corporation
  • Tuff Torq Corporation
  • Jeffrey Chain, LP
  • Wallace Hardware Company, Inc
  • General Electric Company
  • Arvin Meritor, Inc
  • Rich Products Corporation
  • Koch Foods
  • BOS Automotive Products
  • CF Group/Morristown, TN
  • Colgate Palmolive

Some of the organizations that provide assistance to local companies are provided below:

Citizen Tribune is a good source of information regarding local business and industry.

Jobs in Morristown

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 42370 $36010 $17.31 100
2 Production Occupations 7320 $30780 $14.8 5.85
3 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 5730 $30990 $14.9 14.8
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 4160 $19580 $9.41 8.3
5 Sales and Related Occupations 4050 $28160 $13.54 10.15
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3930 $35880 $17.25 6.45
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 2650 $60510 $29.09 5.75
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2570 $40100 $19.28 6.15
9 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2070 $38960 $18.73 3.8
10 Management Occupations 1850 $79710 $38.32 6.05
11 Construction and Extraction Occupations 1590 $34750 $16.71 4.4
12 Team Assemblers 1590 $29340 $14.11 0.75
13 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1450 $47200 $22.69 1.2
14 Cashiers 1400 $18670 $8.98 2.25
15 Retail Salespersons 1380 $24740 $11.9 3.1
16 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1150 $17760 $8.54 2.15
17 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1100 $28920 $13.9 1.6
18 Healthcare Support Occupations 1060 $28200 $13.56 3.05
19 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1000 $25990 $12.5 3.7
20 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 980 $29980 $14.41 1.6
21 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 890 $46930 $22.56 1.65
22 Protective Service Occupations 880 $34280 $16.48 2.25
23 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 720 $53960 $25.94 5.05
24 Waiters and Waitresses 700 $19630 $9.44 1.6
25 Office Clerks, General 670 $27850 $13.39 2
26 Registered Nurses 650 $53360 $25.66 1.9
27 Personal Care and Service Occupations 650 $22430 $10.78 4.1
28 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 640 $22820 $10.97 1.2
29 General and Operations Managers 630 $97290 $46.77 1.4
30 Nursing Assistants 580 $21770 $10.47 1.05
31 Customer Service Representatives 570 $28250 $13.58 1.75
32 Cooks, Fast Food 550 $17750 $8.54 0.3
33 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 550 $34410 $16.54 0.9
34 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 530 $31720 $15.25 0.3
35 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 530 $38050 $18.3 1
36 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 490 $35260 $16.95 0.5
37 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 450 $25630 $12.32 1.6
38 Construction Laborers 430 $29930 $14.39 0.8
39 Community and Social Service Occupations 430 $36500 $17.55 1.65
40 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 410 $31130 $14.97 1.1
41 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 400 $57000 $27.4 2.8
42 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 390 $47170 $22.68 1
43 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 390 $51380 $24.7 0.4
44 Food Preparation Workers 360 $21660 $10.42 0.6
45 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 350 $32760 $15.75 0.45
46 Packers and Packagers, Hand 310 $19160 $9.21 0.45
47 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 300 $24630 $11.84 0.6
48 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 300 $19620 $9.43 0.3
49 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 290 $18250 $8.77 0.2
50 Helpers--Production Workers 280 $30100 $14.47 0.3
51 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 280 $48150 $23.15 1
52 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 250 $34870 $16.76 1.7
53 Pharmacy Technicians 240 $26740 $12.86 0.25
54 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 240 $44440 $21.36 0.2
55 Receptionists and Information Clerks 230 $23880 $11.48 0.7
56 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 220 $32760 $15.75 0.5
57 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 220 $18900 $9.09 1
58 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 210 $40980 $19.7 0.2
59 Personal Care Aides 210 $19940 $9.59 1.3
60 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 190 $34130 $16.41 0.6
61 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 190 $29700 $14.28 0.8
62 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 180 $29960 $14.41 0.35
63 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 180 $23740 $11.41 0
64 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 170 $29970 $14.41 0.4
65 Roofers 170 $26240 $12.62 0.1
66 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 170 $35180 $16.92 0.2
67 Cooks, Restaurant 160 $20410 $9.81 0.75
68 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 160 $33950 $16.32 0.1
69 Medical Assistants 160 $27700 $13.32 0.45
70 Machinists 160 $37060 $17.82 0.3
71 Printing Press Operators 160 $35610 $17.12 0.1
72 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 160 $56890 $27.35 0.3
73 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 150 $42610 $20.48 0.6
74 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 140 $32860 $15.8 0.2
75 Financial Managers 140 $87690 $42.16 0.4
76 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 140 $38820 $18.66 0.2
77 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 130 $39000 $18.75 0.25
78 Managers, All Other 130 $50160 $24.11 0.65
79 Billing and Posting Clerks 130 $32950 $15.84 0.35
80 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 120 $24770 $11.91 0.25
81 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 120 $40170 $19.31 0.2
82 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 120 $38840 $18.67 0
83 Tool and Die Makers 120 $43210 $20.78 0.05
84 Medical Secretaries 120 $27720 $13.33 0.4
85 Sewing Machine Operators 120 $19980 $9.61 0.1
86 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 120 $31970 $15.37 0.1
87 Tellers 120 $25080 $12.06 0.3
88 Carpenters 110 $31860 $15.32 0.6
89 Postal Service Mail Carriers 110 $49560 $23.83 0.15
90 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 110 $49130 $23.62 0.4
91 Butchers and Meat Cutters 110 $29990 $14.42 0.1
92 Dishwashers 110 $18530 $8.91 0.3
93 Accountants and Auditors 110 $80800 $38.84 0.9
94 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 110 $48570 $23.35 0.2
95 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 110 $19060 $9.16 0.2
96 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 100 $59900 $28.8 0.1
97 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 100 $40830 $19.63 0.1
98 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 100 $51740 $24.87 0.1
99 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 100 $28130 $13.53 0.1
100 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 100 $21450 $10.31 0.3
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Jobs More Common Near Morristown Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 36,010 42,370
Production Occupations 30,780 7,320
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 30,990 5,730
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 19,580 4,160
Sales and Related Occupations 28,160 4,050
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 35,880 3,930
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 60,510 2,650
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 40,100 2,570
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 38,960 2,070
Management Occupations 79,710 1,850
Construction and Extraction Occupations 34,750 1,590
Team Assemblers 29,340 1,590
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 47,200 1,450
Cashiers 18,670 1,400
Retail Salespersons 24,740 1,380
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 17,760 1,150
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,920 1,100
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,200 1,060
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,990 1,000
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 29,980 980
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 46,930 890
Protective Service Occupations 34,280 880
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 53,960 720
Waiters and Waitresses 19,630 700
Office Clerks, General 27,850 670
Registered Nurses 53,360 650
Personal Care and Service Occupations 22,430 650
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 22,820 640
General and Operations Managers 97,290 630
Nursing Assistants 21,770 580
Customer Service Representatives 28,250 570
Cooks, Fast Food 17,750 550
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 34,410 550
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 31,720 530
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 38,050 530
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 35,260 490
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,630 450
Construction Laborers 29,930 430
Community and Social Service Occupations 36,500 430
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 31,130 410
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 57,000 400
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 47,170 390
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 51,380 390
Food Preparation Workers 21,660 360
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 32,760 350
Packers and Packagers, Hand 19,160 310
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 24,630 300
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 19,620 300
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 18,250 290
Helpers--Production Workers 30,100 280

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Morristown, Tennessee Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 36,010 42,370
Production Occupations 30,780 7,320
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 30,990 5,730
Sales and Related Occupations 28,160 4,050
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 35,880 3,930
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 60,510 2,650
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 40,100 2,570
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 38,960 2,070
Management Occupations 79,710 1,850
Construction and Extraction Occupations 34,750 1,590
Team Assemblers 29,340 1,590
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 47,200 1,450
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,920 1,100
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,200 1,060
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,990 1,000
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 29,980 980
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 46,930 890
Protective Service Occupations 34,280 880
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 53,960 720
Office Clerks, General 27,850 670
Registered Nurses 53,360 650
General and Operations Managers 97,290 630
Customer Service Representatives 28,250 570
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 34,410 550
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 31,720 530
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 38,050 530
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 35,260 490
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,630 450
Construction Laborers 29,930 430
Community and Social Service Occupations 36,500 430
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 31,130 410
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 57,000 400
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 47,170 390
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 51,380 390
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 32,760 350
Helpers--Production Workers 30,100 280
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 48,150 280
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 34,870 250
Pharmacy Technicians 26,740 240
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 44,440 240
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 32,760 220
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 40,980 210
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 34,130 190
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 29,700 190
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 29,960 180
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 29,970 170
Roofers 26,240 170
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 35,180 170
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 33,950 160
Medical Assistants 27,700 160

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