13,591 High-paying Jobs in Lakeland, TN | Glassdoor
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13,591
Job Openings
4.5%
Unemployment Rate
$41,880
Median Base Salary
13k
Population

Lakeland has the 2221st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Lakeland is part of the Memphis metro area. Unemployment in the Memphis area is 4%, which is the same as the national average, and is getting better. Memphis has the 47th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lakeland is below average at $41,880, and the median cost of a home in Lakeland is $226,800, which is above the national average. 44% of workers in Lakeland hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lakeland. 82% of Lakeland workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Lakeland spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.