Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,840
25th Percentile Wage
$65,570
50th Percentile Wage
$76,410
75th Percentile Wage
$89,530
90th Percentile Wage
$99,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,410
3.48% 7.26%
2016
$73,750
1.30% -
2015
$72,790
1.00% -
2014
$72,060
0.54% -
2013
$71,670
1.13% -
2012
$70,860
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Mississippi ranges from $71,090 to $82,160. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Mississippi is Pascagoula with a median annual salary of $82,160. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $81,740). The lowest paying area is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pascagoula
$82,160
Gulfport-Biloxi
$81,740
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$79,140
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$75,480
Hattiesburg
$75,030
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$73,420
Jackson
$72,460
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$71,090




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