Jobs in Columbia, Tennessee, United States

Columbia is a city located in the US State of Tennessee. It is located in Maury County, where it also serves as the county seat.

The city has a population of around 35,500 inhabitants.

Historic City, Low Cost

The city is nicknamed the “Mule Capital of the world,” and hosts an annual festival every April celebrating all things Mule related. The festival takes place over 4 days and includes music, dancing and, of course, mules. More than 200,000 attend the festival.

The city also boasts an eclectic mix of old and new. Whilst modern office complexes and low-rise apartments dot the skyline, the city also has the highest percentage of pre-civil war buildings in the state. This provides a pleasant mixture of architecture.

Home ownership stands as 56%, with the average rent on the remaining 44% of property standing at $682 per month – over $250 lower than the national average.

The city has many shops and restaurants, both in the historic city center “square” and also in the downtown retail district. Restaurants selling soul food are particularly common and popular.

The local education system is average at best, with a few exceptions and crime is relatively high – however living costs are low, leading to a growth of residents in recent years, many moving out of Nashville looking for better property values. 

Key Facts:

·         Median Age: 35.8

·         Median Household Income: $36,426

·         Median Property Value: $118,400

·         Poverty Rate: 23.2%

·         Cost of Living:  3% lower than state average, 13% lower than national average

·         Unemployment Rate: 2.9%

·         Crime Rate: 26% higher than national average

Administrative Industry

Nashville is less than an hour drive away, so many residents of Columbus work there, commuting each day.

The city itself has a strong local jobs market, with jobs growth at around 4% over the past several years.

Most people work in administrative roles – this type of job makes up over 17% of all the jobs in town, followed by sales at 10%, food and service at 9%, management level and education related roles (both at 6%) and construction at 5%.

Healthcare and social care is the largest employing industry, with 18% of all jobs connected to this. Retail is next at 14%, manufacturing at 13%, Education and food service are both at 9%.

United States Tennessee Columbia
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Marriott International
Posting Date Jun 13, 2019Job Number 19080449Job Category Food and Beverage & CulinaryLocation Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, Tennessee, United States VIEW ON ...
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Nanny new Add to Favorites
We are looking for a great nanny for 2 children in Columbia. We would prefer a nanny who does not smoke and who is CPR certified.
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Maury Regional Medical Center and Affiliates
Full-Time Midnights 9p-7a and 7p-7a Every other weekendMAURY REGIONAL HEALTH Come join the #1 ranked hospital in the state by CARECHECK.COM for OVERALL HOSPITAL CARE! Maury Regional Health offers an environment that is ...
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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
Overview The Dishwasher provides guest service by assuring that all tableware, glassware, chinaware, and cooking utensils are sanitary and clean. The Dishwasher is the person most responsible for making sure that guest ...
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Columbia State Community College
_Site Coordinator - Lawrence County Campus This position is responsible for planning and delivery of student services for the Lawrence County campus and for representing the college with civic, business and educational ...
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Mister Car Wash
Come Shine With Us! At Mister Car Wash, we are a team of exceptional people intent on inspiring others to shine. Our formula is simple; we make people feel good by delivering a clean, dry and shiny car every time. We ...
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Marriott International
Posting Date Jun 14, 2019Job Number 19081059Job Category Rooms and Guest Services OperationsLocation Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, Tennessee, United States VIEW ON ...
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Airgas USA, LLC is hiring Route Driver - Class A CDL Columbia, TN $2,000 Sign-on / Stay-on Bonus!Home Every Night – Benefits – Consistent Hours – Stability Airgas offers a full benefits ...
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Bargain Hunt
The most exciting thing about Bargain Hunt is our growth! Job Title: Team Member Reports to: Store Leadership (Store Leader, Assistant Store Leader and/or Team Leader) Primary Duties and Responsibilities Provide quick, ...
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Advance Auto Parts
At Advance Auto Parts , a Retail Parts Pro (RPP) is part of the management team and responsible for growing the sales of automotive parts and related merchandise in accordance with company standards. The Retail Parts ...
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Adient
Adient Seating Plant is seeking candidates for employment at its new assembly facility in Columbia, Tennessee.Qualifications: Kitting experience is preferred, but not required. If you are a responsible, motivated, ...
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Timberland Partners
Timberland Partners is a real estate investment, management, and development firm. We own and manage over 70 apartment communities totaling over 14,000 units in 15 states.We are looking for a Maintenance Technician for ...
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Maury Regional Medical Center and Affiliates
PRN Exempt: NoMAURY REGIONAL HEALTH Come join the #1 ranked hospital in the state by CARECHECK.COM for OVERALL HOSPITAL CARE! Maury Regional Health offers an environment that is patient-centered and supported by a ...
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Maury County Government
The Maury County Human Resources Department is accepting internal & external applications for the position of Children’s Librarian beginning June 24, 2019 and will remain open until filled. This is a full time ...
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Marriott International
Posting Date Jun 24, 2019Job Number 19085934Job Category Food and Beverage & CulinaryLocation The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville, Tennessee, United States VIEW ON MAPBrand ...
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Applebee's
As a Server, you will be responsible for providing service to each guest courteously, quickly and efficiently with a sincere, positive, pleasant and enthusiastic attitude. Duties of this position will include taking ...
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Retail Staff new Add to Favorites
PLEASE NOTE: Your application will be considered for all positions within this store. Some positions may not be available in all locations.Assistant Store Manager – will support the Store Manager in all facets of ...
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Fourteen Foods
Summary: Provide quality customer service and food products using standards set by Fourteen Foods and International Dairy Queen to enhance the customer's visit. ...
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Adient
Adient Seating Plant is seeking candidates for employment at its new assembly facility in Columbia, Tennessee.Qualifications: Manufacturing experience is preferred, but not required. If you are a responsible, motivated, ...
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Medical Assistant PRN - Center for Women's Health Columbia Requisition Number 1811258 Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center: Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, ...
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