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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations42710$36,570$17.58100
2Production Occupations7350$32,260$15.515.7
3Office and Administrative Support Occupations6150$30,890$14.8514.35
4Transportation and Material Moving Occupations4400$36,310$17.466.55
5Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations4050$20,770$9.998.55
6Sales and Related Occupations3830$30,840$14.839.9
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations2690$44,080$21.196.05
8Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations2340$57,670$27.735.8
9Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations1990$40,600$19.523.8
10Construction and Extraction Occupations1870$35,710$17.174.45
11Management Occupations1780$79,020$37.996.15
12Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1520$49,500$23.81.2
13Cashiers1400$19,310$9.282.2
14Retail Salespersons1190$29,220$14.052.85
15Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers1170$28,330$13.620
16Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1170$29,770$14.311.7
17Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1060$18,370$8.832.3
18Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1010$25,950$12.483.65
19Healthcare Support Occupations970$29,720$14.293
20Personal Care and Service Occupations900$22,500$10.824.3
21Architecture and Engineering Occupations880$48,310$23.231.7
22Stock Clerks and Order Fillers850$23,890$11.491.3
23Customer Service Representatives790$26,790$12.881.75
24Protective Service Occupations780$34,550$16.612.2
25Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive710$29,980$14.411.5
26Office Clerks, General660$27,520$13.231.9
27Business and Financial Operations Occupations650$58,180$27.975.25
28Packers and Packagers, Hand630$23,600$11.350.45
29Registered Nurses620$53,700$25.821.95
30Waiters and Waitresses620$20,590$9.91.7
31Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers590$32,120$15.440.3
32Maintenance and Repair Workers, General590$34,740$16.70.9
33Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners570$24,750$11.91.55
34Construction Laborers540$29,510$14.190.8
35General and Operations Managers540$85,880$41.291.5
36Cooks, Fast Food530$18,510$8.90.3
37First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers510$39,000$18.751
38First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers470$46,840$22.520.95
39Food Preparation Workers460$21,200$10.190.6
40Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses440$35,940$17.280.5
41First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers420$52,090$25.050.4
42Community and Social Service Occupations410$38,090$18.311.65
43Nursing Assistants400$22,310$10.731
44Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks380$32,250$15.511.05
45Personal Care Aides340$20,620$9.921.5
46Helpers--Production Workers330$31,240$15.020.3
47First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers280$27,940$13.430.6
48Computer and Mathematical Occupations250$57,020$27.422.9
49Receptionists and Information Clerks240$25,740$12.370.7
50Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products240$53,020$25.490.9
51Medical Assistants230$26,850$12.910.45
52Roofers230$26,700$12.840.1
53Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers210$34,080$16.380.4
54Child, Family, and School Social Workers200$36,810$17.70.2
55Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators200$29,950$14.40.35
56Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing200$24,720$11.890
57Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations190$39,030$18.771.8
58Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics190$34,850$16.750.5
59Billing and Posting Clerks190$30,240$14.540.3
60Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers190$31,580$15.180.6
61Financial Managers170$88,940$42.760.4
62First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers170$58,010$27.890.4
63Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners170$19,120$9.190.9
64Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment160$23,470$11.280.2
65Pharmacy Technicians160$27,790$13.360.3
66First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers150$62,980$30.280.3
67First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors150$56,540$27.180
68Industrial Machinery Mechanics150$47,150$22.670.2
69Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria140$21,370$10.270.3
70Tellers140$26,690$12.830.3
71Cooks, Restaurant130$21,970$10.560.8
72Food Service Managers130$41,140$19.780.2
73Maintenance Workers, Machinery130$42,320$20.350.1
74Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators130$38,800$18.650.2
75Postal Service Mail Carriers130$48,840$23.480.2
76Sales Representatives, Services, All Other130$47,980$23.070.6
77Sewing Machine Operators130$20,670$9.940.1
78Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists120$45,560$21.910.2
79Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders120$33,300$16.010
80Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic120$20,130$9.680
81Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop120$18,020$8.670.3
82Self-Enrichment Education Teachers120$26,540$12.760.2
83Highway Maintenance Workers110$32,410$15.580.1
84Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan110$26,360$12.670.1
85Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders110$33,760$16.230.2
86Printing Press Operators110$35,990$17.30.1
87Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks110$37,370$17.970.2
88Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers110$52,980$25.470.15
89Bus Drivers, School or Special Client100$22,090$10.620.3
90Legal Occupations100$74,020$35.590.8
91Managers, All Other100$68,350$32.860.6
92Dishwashers90$19,590$9.420.3
93Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors90$41,560$19.980.2
94First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives90$53,420$25.680.1
95Human Resources Specialists90$47,960$23.060.35
96Medical Secretaries90$26,630$12.80.4
97Pharmacists90$129,930$62.470.2
98Upholsterers90$29,400$14.130
99Accountants and Auditors80$90,580$43.550.9
100Business Operations Specialists, All Other80$52,200$25.10.7
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Jobs More Common Near Morristown Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$36,57042,710
Production Occupations$32,2607,350
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$30,8906,150
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,3104,400
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$20,7704,050
Sales and Related Occupations$30,8403,830
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$44,0802,690
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$57,6702,340
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$40,6001,990
Construction and Extraction Occupations$35,7101,870
Management Occupations$79,0201,780
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$49,5001,520
Cashiers$19,3101,400
Retail Salespersons$29,2201,190
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$28,3301,170
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,7701,170
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$18,3701,060
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$25,9501,010
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,720970
Personal Care and Service Occupations$22,500900
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$48,310880
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$23,890850
Customer Service Representatives$26,790790
Protective Service Occupations$34,550780
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$29,980710
Office Clerks, General$27,520660
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$58,180650
Packers and Packagers, Hand$23,600630
Registered Nurses$53,700620
Waiters and Waitresses$20,590620
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$32,120590
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$34,740590
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$24,750570
Construction Laborers$29,510540
General and Operations Managers$85,880540
Cooks, Fast Food$18,510530
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$39,000510
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$46,840470
Food Preparation Workers$21,200460
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$35,940440
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$52,090420
Community and Social Service Occupations$38,090410
Nursing Assistants$22,310400
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$32,250380
Personal Care Aides$20,620340
Helpers--Production Workers$31,240330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,940280
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$57,020250
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,740240
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$53,020240

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$36,57042,710
Production Occupations$32,2607,350
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$30,8906,150
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,3104,400
Sales and Related Occupations$30,8403,830
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$44,0802,690
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$57,6702,340
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$40,6001,990
Construction and Extraction Occupations$35,7101,870
Management Occupations$79,0201,780
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$49,5001,520
Retail Salespersons$29,2201,190
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$28,3301,170
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,7701,170
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$25,9501,010
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,720970
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$48,310880
Customer Service Representatives$26,790790
Protective Service Occupations$34,550780
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$29,980710
Office Clerks, General$27,520660
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$58,180650
Registered Nurses$53,700620
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$32,120590
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$34,740590
Construction Laborers$29,510540
General and Operations Managers$85,880540
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$39,000510
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$46,840470
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$35,940440
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$52,090420
Community and Social Service Occupations$38,090410
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$32,250380
Helpers--Production Workers$31,240330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,940280
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$57,020250
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,740240
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$53,020240
Medical Assistants$26,850230
Roofers$26,700230
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$34,080210
Child, Family, and School Social Workers$36,810200
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$29,950200
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$39,030190
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$34,850190
Billing and Posting Clerks$30,240190
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$31,580190
Financial Managers$88,940170
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$58,010170
Pharmacy Technicians$27,790160

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