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Science Technicians in Mississippi

Is Mississippi a good place for you to work as a Science Technician?

3.8% Jobs Projection
$52,930 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Science Technicians in Mississippi is growing slower than average.

  • Science Technicians in Mississippi earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Science Technicians Work in Mississippi?

In 2018, there were 230 Science Technicians working in the state.

There were 250 Science Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 940 Science Technicians working in it, which means Mississippi has fewer Science Technicians than average.

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Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Science Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 3.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.

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Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 270 jobs for Mississippi Science Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,900 annual jobs and 83,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Science Technicians Make in Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Science Technicians ranged from $32,930 to $73,870 with $52,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.83 to $35.51. The median hourly rate was $25.45.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.34 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.11.

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

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Top Mississippi Metros for Science Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Science Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 200 $38,470
Jackson, MS 70 $50,590
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 60 n/a

Top States for Science Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Science Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,000 $53,280
New York 6,930 $50,040
Texas 4,980 $52,010
Illinois 3,480 $48,420
Florida 2,970 $41,710
Michigan 2,920 $40,430
Pennsylvania 2,270 $47,500
Georgia 2,020 $50,430
Indiana 1,890 $48,540
Ohio 1,770 $51,970
Virginia 1,760 $49,680
Missouri 1,650 $47,460
Maryland 1,630 $62,950
Massachusetts 1,600 $58,230
Washington 1,600 $53,690
New Jersey 1,440 $56,710
Colorado 1,350 $48,980
Oklahoma 1,290 $52,310
Oregon 1,270 $51,210
Louisiana 1,220 $45,260

Below are the states where Science Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $62,950
Connecticut $59,960
Rhode Island $59,060
Massachusetts $58,230
Nebraska $58,200
New Hampshire $57,140
New Jersey $56,710
District of Columbia $56,230
Hawaii $55,200
South Carolina $55,140

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