Memphis Jobs that Pay a Living Wage

In Memphis, we’ve got the food, we’ve got the culture, we’ve got the river, and we’ve even got the King—BUT something you may not know is, we’ve also got jobs that will pay you a living wage.

Just because we live in a city that boasts one of the lowest cost of living, doesn’t mean that we skimp folks out of any of the dollars they deserve.  

Keep scrolling to see three local organizations who are hiring and putting their money where their mouth is:


City Leadership: Creative Director

 The Creative Director role should be organized, experienced graphic designers who love Memphis, get excited about serving non-profit partners, and value a collaborative creative approach. This position requires someone comfortable designing ads, merchandise, print collateral, and web graphics while also providing creative vision to the execution of those or anything else that comes up in the creative process. We want big ideas bolstered with discipline to make sure they live up to their promise.

Apply for the job here.


International Paper: Sustainability Analyst

One of the top companies in the world happens to be headquartered right here in Memphis. Not only will Fedex get you your packages, they will also get you paid.

Apply for the job here.


Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare: Child Life Activity Coordinator

The Child Life Activity Coordinator:

  • Plans and coordinates a variety of child life activities designed to reduce the stress and anxiety accompanying hospitalization and other health care encounters
  • Coordinates the receipt, storage and distribution of in-kind donations
  • Plans, maintains, and provides programming for the child life programmatic programs.
  • Serves as the primary escort for family members participating in the Parent Present Induction program.

Apply for the job here.


There are even more opportunities where those came from:


Didn’t see the right opportunity for you? Check out our jobs page that updates daily and will surely provide you with something up your alley. 

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