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Mississippi is a great place to work, with an expected job growth rate of 16.06%, that is higher than the US job growth rate of 30.54%. The unemployment rate in Mississippi is slightly higher than the US unemployment rate at 5.0%, but it is still below the national average. Jobs are plentiful and the economy has been steadily growing, making it an ideal place to live and work. Mississippi has a lot to offer with its diverse population and thriving culture, so whether you're looking for a long-term career or a short-term opportunity, you're sure to find something that fits your needs in Mississippi State.

The unemployment rate in Mississippi is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Mississippi has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 0.4% over the past year.
- The average salary in Mississippi is $49,111.
- The median home cost in Mississippi is $155,300


- Best paying jobs in Mississippi? Architecture, Engineering ($71,342)
- Worst paying jobs? Food Prep, Serving ($13,604)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction ($73,909)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($14,112)
- Average Income of Residents in Mississippi ($26,807) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Mississippi (6.3) is higher than USA (6)


View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Mississippi. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Mississippi, Mississippi that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONMississippi, MississippiUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONMississippi, MississippiUnited States
  Business, Financial$53,165$68,299
  Computer, Math$64,238$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$71,342$86,023
  Social Service$39,406$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$33,714$43,591
  Health Practitioners$64,102$75,327
  Health Technicians$37,099$41,524
  Healthcare Support$21,201$25,441
  Fire Fighters$30,762$35,516
  Law Enforcement$41,986$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$13,604$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$18,602$23,378
  Personal Care$16,195$15,351
  Sales, Related$24,987$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$30,426$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$24,114$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$35,384$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$44,176$48,436
  Material Moving$23,388$25,906
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYMississippi, MississippiUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$32,798$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$73,909$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$41,938$51,301
  Retail Trade$22,318$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$43,736$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$43,400$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$34,353$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$50,346$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$66,964$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$24,791$30,687
  Educational Services$39,525$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$35,816$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$23,691$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$14,112$18,154
  Other Services$27,333$29,481
  Public Administration$42,244$61,644
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Mississippi    19 Reviews
Jobs? - 3/25/2014
There is always some type of employment opportunity here in Mississippi. You just have to be open minded and look at all the possibilities. Sometimes a change in... Read More

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Hattiesburg The Hub City - 10/26/2013
I just recently moved back to Mississippi from TN. I lived in Jackson before my move to TN and it was decent. I am looking to move from Hattiesburg because it is... Read More

Mississippi: The South's Most Hospitable State - 7/25/2012
Mississippi as a whole has a wonderful quality of living. It is a very nice place for a person to live in after... Read More

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