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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers amongst 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 Civil Engineers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,230
25th Percentile Wage
$66,320
50th Percentile Wage
$79,380
75th Percentile Wage
$98,400
90th Percentile Wage
$128,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,380
0.73% 8.92%
2016
$78,800
2.92% -
2015
$76,500
2.38% -
2014
$74,680
1.25% -
2013
$73,750
1.97% -
2012
$72,300
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Mississippi ranges from $63,300 to $89,590. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Mississippi is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $89,590. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Hattiesburg (mean annual salary $85,570). The lowest paying area is Pascagoula with a median annual salary of $63,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$89,590
Hattiesburg
$85,570
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$79,200
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$77,170
Jackson
$76,800
Gulfport-Biloxi
$76,400
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$75,940
Pascagoula
$63,300




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