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Registered Nurses Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for registered nurses in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of registered nurses 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Registered Nurses in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,290
25th Percentile Wage
$47,560
50th Percentile Wage
$56,810
75th Percentile Wage
$66,800
90th Percentile Wage
$78,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,810
1.65% 2.87%
2016
$55,870
0.45% -
2015
$55,620
1.22% -
2014
$54,940
0.04% -
2013
$54,920
-0.47% -
2012
$55,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Registered Nurses in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Mississippi ranges from $52,040 to $61,410. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $61,410. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $59,380). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$61,410
Gulfport-Biloxi
$59,380
Pascagoula
$58,910
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$58,040
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$54,660
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$54,590
Hattiesburg
$54,450
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$52,040




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