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Librarians Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for librarians in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of librarians 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 Librarians in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,690
25th Percentile Wage
$35,990
50th Percentile Wage
$46,390
75th Percentile Wage
$56,930
90th Percentile Wage
$65,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,390
1.98% 7.20%
2016
$45,470
1.41% -
2015
$44,830
0.04% -
2014
$44,810
2.01% -
2013
$43,910
1.96% -
2012
$43,050
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Mississippi ranges from $42,490 to $48,810. The highest paying area for librarians in Mississippi is Pascagoula with a median annual salary of $48,810. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $48,620). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pascagoula
$48,810
Gulfport-Biloxi
$48,620
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$48,040
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$47,990
Hattiesburg
$45,700
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,590
Jackson
$44,170
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$42,490




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