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Geological and Petroleum Technicians in Mississippi

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Geological and Petroleum Technicians in Mississippi

Is Mississippi a good place for you to work as a Geological and Petroleum Technician?

$47,360 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Geological and Petroleum Technicians in Mississippi earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Geological and Petroleum Technicians Work in Mississippi?

In 2018, there were 100 Geological and Petroleum Technicians working in the state.

There were 80 Geological and Petroleum Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Geological and Petroleum Technicians in MS Employment Trend

The typical state has 130 Geological and Petroleum Technicians working in it, which means Mississippi has fewer Geological and Petroleum Technicians than average.

Geological and Petroleum Technicians in MS vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Geological and Petroleum Technicians in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 16.0%.

Job Projections for Geological and Petroleum Technicians: Nation vs. MS

Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Geological and Petroleum Technicians job openings in Mississippi, and 90 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,900 annual jobs and 17,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Geological and Petroleum Technicians Make in Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Geological and Petroleum Technicians ranged from $23,680 to $86,790 with $47,360 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.39 to $41.73. The median hourly rate was $22.77.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.86 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.09.

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

Geological and Petroleum Technicians Earnings: MS vs. National Average

Top States for Geological and Petroleum Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Geological and Petroleum Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 6,000 $53,990
California 1,630 $49,610
Oklahoma 1,250 $45,790
Colorado 720 $0
Louisiana 710 $62,620
Pennsylvania 510 $43,250
Arizona 370 $44,160
Alaska 350 $73,690
New Jersey 310 $0
West Virginia 310 $52,790
Montana 250 $64,050
Utah 210 $48,580
Georgia 200 $60,220
Florida 200 $37,140
Michigan 180 $47,840
Nevada 150 $54,260
Wyoming 150 $58,260
Ohio 130 $48,120
New York 110 $44,730
South Carolina 100 $40,330

Below are the states where Geological and Petroleum Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Mexico $89,290
Alaska $73,690
Kentucky $64,590
Montana $64,050
Louisiana $62,620
Georgia $60,220
North Dakota $59,290
Wyoming $58,260
Minnesota $54,550
Nevada $54,260

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