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Chemists Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemists in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemists among Mississippi cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chemists in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,290
25th Percentile Wage
$55,240
50th Percentile Wage
$68,840
75th Percentile Wage
$92,670
90th Percentile Wage
$111,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,840
11.24% -10.05%
2016
$61,100
9.17% -
2015
$55,500
-39.24% -
2014
$77,280
-3.25% -
2013
$79,790
5.05% -
2012
$75,760
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemists in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemists in state of Mississippi ranges from $63,740 to $84,190. The highest paying area for chemists in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $84,190. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,920). The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$84,190
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$67,920
Jackson
$67,590
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$63,740




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