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Computer Workers in Mississippi

Want to work in Mississippi as a Computer Worker? Read this first!

3.0% Jobs Projection
$78,970 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Workers in Mississippi are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Workers in Mississippi is growing slower than average.

  • Computer Workers in Mississippi earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Workers Work in Mississippi?

In 2018, there were 670 Computer Workers working in the state.

There were 600 Computer Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Workers in MS Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Mississippi has fewer Computer Workers than average.

Computer Workers in MS vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Computer Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Computer Workers: Nation vs. MS

Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 680 jobs for Mississippi Computer Workers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 22,400 annual jobs and 313,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Workers Make in Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Computer Workers ranged from $57,030 to $113,410 with $78,970 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.42 to $54.52. The median hourly rate was $37.96.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.6 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.36.

The median salary in Mississippi is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer Workers Earnings: MS vs. National Average

Top Mississippi Metros for Computer Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 890 $78,440
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 300 $81,400
Jackson, MS 160 $77,870

Top States for Computer Workers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 74,690 $98,010
Texas 25,620 $88,460
Georgia 21,500 $85,280
Pennsylvania 19,010 $84,660
District of Columbia 18,040 $118,800
Illinois 16,590 $0
Colorado 16,440 $99,840
Virginia 14,580 $104,840
Maryland 13,720 $116,360
Washington 13,100 $87,760
Ohio 12,160 $82,640
Massachusetts 11,190 $88,660
Florida 11,060 $76,500
Michigan 10,900 $73,650
New Jersey 9,770 $99,500
Arizona 9,150 $80,790
Missouri 7,010 $83,720
Utah 6,470 $73,370
Minnesota 6,200 $77,560
Oregon 6,000 $77,540

Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $118,800
Maryland $116,360
New Hampshire $113,770
Virginia $104,840
Colorado $99,840
Connecticut $99,730
New Jersey $99,500
California $98,010
Alaska $94,900
Hawaii $93,430

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