Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for social scientists and related workers in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social scientists and related workers amongst Mississippi 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 Social Scientists and Related Workers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,160
25th Percentile Wage
$54,190
50th Percentile Wage
$66,240
75th Percentile Wage
$78,260
90th Percentile Wage
$94,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,240
1.60% 1.81%
2016
$65,180
3.45% -
2015
$62,930
0.99% -
2014
$62,310
-4.38% -
2013
$65,040
0.00% -
2012
$65,040
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in state of Mississippi ranges from $40,610 to $70,240. The highest paying area for social scientists and related workers in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $70,240. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $69,140). The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$70,240
Gulfport-Biloxi
$69,140
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$40,610




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for social scientists and related workers

💰 Highest paying industries for social scientists and related workers.