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Electronics Engineers in Mississippi

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8.5% Jobs Projection
$85,790 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Electronics Engineers in Mississippi are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Electronics Engineers in Mississippi is growing faster than average.

  • Electronics Engineers in Mississippi earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Electronics Engineers Work in Mississippi?

In 2018, there were 470 Electronics Engineers working in the state.

There were 550 Electronics Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,350 Electronics Engineers working in it, which means Mississippi has fewer Electronics Engineers than average.


Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Electronics Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 3.7%.


Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 640 jobs for Mississippi Electronics Engineers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,200 annual jobs and 141,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Electronics Engineers Make in Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Electronics Engineers ranged from $55,020 to $124,770 with $85,790 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.45 to $59.98. The median hourly rate was $41.24.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $40.11 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.13.

The median salary in Mississippi is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Mississippi Metros for Electronics Engineers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Electronics Engineers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 200 $82,310
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 120 $94,810

Top States for Electronics Engineers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Electronics Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 29,210 $122,050
Texas 13,000 $112,520
Colorado 5,630 $99,270
Oregon 5,480 $86,520
Georgia 5,030 $94,120
Arizona 5,020 $88,890
Virginia 4,940 $113,430
Florida 4,610 $93,280
Maryland 4,190 $123,220
Michigan 4,020 $88,180
Massachusetts 3,830 $116,580
Pennsylvania 3,760 $96,340
New York 3,630 $93,230
Ohio 3,560 $95,690
Washington 3,270 $106,910
New Jersey 3,160 $113,030
Illinois 2,800 $95,480
North Carolina 2,790 $92,940
Indiana 2,380 $88,210
Oklahoma 1,800 $92,220

Below are the states where Electronics Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $126,280
Rhode Island $124,990
Maryland $123,220
California $122,050
Massachusetts $116,580
New Mexico $113,440
Virginia $113,430
New Jersey $113,030
Texas $112,520
Alabama $108,230

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