Project Management Jobs in Mississippi

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Mississippi Ranks:
30
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
38
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
46
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
48
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
51
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary
51
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary

Project management professionals in Mississippi are going to want extra helpings of that Mississippi Mud Pie to get over the fact that the state ranks quite low on its salaries. The only bright spot is Memphis, not even officially in the state but included as a metropolitan area that hires Mississippi PMPs, offering 104% of the U.S. median salary to its industrial production managers. Salaries for this field dip as low as 85% in Hattiesburg. In Jackson, the salary slides in at 62% of the national median for transportation, storage, and distribution managers, and 60% for computer and information systems managers in Hattiesburg.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Construction Managers 1,730 $64,170 78%
Industrial Production Managers 1,490 $76,820 86%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 930 $76,020 63%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 880 $107,780 86%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 730 $64,950 79%
Natural Sciences Managers 170 $96,700 84%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 430 $98,200 79%
Jackson, MS 180 $107,160 86%
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 120 $119,250 95%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,380 $106,390 88%
Jackson, MS 360 $78,880 65%
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 110 $77,710 64%
Hattiesburg, MS 40 $72,100 60%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 910 $73,510 89%
Jackson, MS 410 $66,940 81%
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 200 $64,330 78%
Hattiesburg, MS 120 $59,740 72%
Pascagoula, MS 90 $76,660 93%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 730 $92,790 104%
Jackson, MS 190 $78,670 88%
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 50 $79,240 89%
Hattiesburg, MS 30 $76,190 85%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Natural Sciences Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 140 $87,730 76%
Jackson, MS 30 $89,460 77%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,290 $80,320 98%
Jackson, MS 200 $50,590 62%
Pascagoula, MS 60 $69,110 84%
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 40 $74,730 91%
Hattiesburg, MS 30 $51,330 63%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012