Computer Workers in Mississippi
Want to work in Mississippi as a Computer Worker? Read this first!
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.
The typical state has 2,980 Computer Workers working in it, which means Mississippi has fewer Computer Workers than average.
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%.
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.
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|
Top States for Computer Workers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Computer Workers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||18,040||$118,800|
Below are the states where Computer Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$118,800|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Computer Worker Career?
- Criminal Justice & Corrections
- Computer Information Systems
- Information Technology
- Computer Science
- Data Processing
- Biomathematics & Bioinformatics
- Medical Illustration & Informatics
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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