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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 metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,350
25th Percentile Wage
$65,540
50th Percentile Wage
$78,800
75th Percentile Wage
$100,820
90th Percentile Wage
$128,080

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 $128,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,350.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.17
25th Percentile Wage
$31.51
50th Percentile Wage
$37.88
75th Percentile Wage
$48.47
90th Percentile Wage
$61.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.58. The median hourly salary is $37.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.17.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,8002.92%8.25%
201576,5002.38%-
201474,6801.25%-
201373,7501.97%-
201272,300--

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 $88,290. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Mississippi is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $88,290. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $84,440). The lowest paying area is Pascagoula with a median annual salary of $63,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$88,290
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$84,440
Hattiesburg
$82,590
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$81,100
Gulfport-Biloxi
$77,940
Jackson
$74,700
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$69,540
Pascagoula
$63,300


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