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Wages by Occupation

 

Wages by Selected Occupations

Management, Business & Financial

SOC Code 1

Starting Wage

Experienced Wage

Sales Manager

11-2022

$16.89

$54.59

Computer & Info Systems Manager

11-3021

$27.60

$47.04

Industrial Productions Manager

11-3051

$27.35

$51

Purchasing Agent (ex wholesale, retail & farm)

13-1023

$14.46

$26.13

Human Resources Specialist

13-1071

$14.01

$26.28

Accountant & Auditor

13-2011

$17.73

$32.15

Office Administration & Support

SOC Code

Starting
Wage

Experienced Wage

Supervisor of Officer Workers

43-1011

$12.73

$24.76

Bookkeeping, Accounting Clerk

43-3031

$10.64

$19.16

Payroll & Timekeeping Clerk

43-3051

$12.70

$19.64

Customer Service Rep

43-4051

$9.51

$15.15

Info & Records Clerk

43-4199

$13.22

$19.01

Shipping, Receiving, Traffic Clerk

43-5071

$9.93

$15.08

Executive Secretary & Administrative Assistant

43-6011

$13.01

$26.09

Secretary (ex legal, medical)

43-6014

$9.73

$16.92

Data Entry Keyer

43-9021

$8.63

$13.74

Computer & Mathematical Occupations

SOC Code

Starting
Wage

Experienced Wage

Computer Programmer

15-1131

$14.78

$31.29

Network & Computer Systems Administrator

15-1142

$21.19

$35.95

Architecture & Engineering

SOC Code

Starting
Wage

Experienced Wage

Civil Engineer

17-2051

$22.36

$46.25

Electronics Engineer (ex computer)

17-2072

$21.60

$32.76

Mechanical Engineer

17-2141

$24.55

$43.92

Architerctural & Civil Drafter

17-3011

$16.28

$25.80

Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technician

17-3023

$15.09

$27.89

Construction & Extraction Occupation

SOC Code

Starting
Wage

Experienced Wage

Supervisor of Trades Workers

47-1011

$18.42

$29.37

Carpenter

47-2031

$11.46

$16.50

Construction Laborer

47-2061

$10.06

$14.50

Equipment Operator

47-2073

$12.90

$19.67

Electrician

47-2111

$16.62

$23.79

Painter

47-2141

$10.92

$16.49

Industrial Equipment Electronic Repair

49-2094

$14.67

$22.68

Aircraft Mechanic & Service Technician

49-3011

$15.25

$24.80

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

49-9041

$15.21

$24.49

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

49-9043

$14.03

$22.88

Millwright

49-9044

$15.27

$21.62

Production & Transportation

SOC Code

Starting
Wage

Experienced Wage

Production Supervisor

51-1011

$14.65

$27.69

Assembler & Fabricator

51-2099

$8.48

$14.32

Computer Controlled Macine Tool Operator

51-4011

$16.20

$23.19

Machinist

51-4041

$11.73

$21.81

Tool & Die Maker

51-4111

$15.27

$23.51

Welder, Cutter, Solderer, Brazer

51-4121

$13.47

$19.62

Quality Inspector, Tester, Sorter, Sampler, Weigher

51-9061

$10.34

$18.47

Truck Driver, Heavy

53-3032

$13.28

$22.27

Truck Driver, Light

53-3033

$ 8.84

$17.10

Converyor Operator

53-7011

$10.82

$12.28

Industrial Truck & Tractor Operator

53-7051

$10.38

$15.69

Healthcare Practitioners & Technical

SOC Code

Starting
Wage

Experienced Wage

Registered Nurse

29-1141

$18.08

$28.77

Physical Therapist

29-1123

$28.68

$47.34

Medical & Clinical Lab Technician

29-2012

$11.81

$19.66

LPN and LVN

29-2061

$14.11

$18.77

Medical Records Technician

29-2071

$9.13

$14.77

Physical Theraphis Assistant

31-2021

$17.68

$29.50

Sales, Marketing, Design & Related

SOC Code

Starting Wage

Experienced Wage

Commercial & Industrial Designer

27-1021

$20.75

$36.44

Graphic Designer

27-1024

$12.10

$17.83

Retal Sales Person

41-2031

$8.21

$13.58

Sales Rep (mfg. technical, scientific)

41-4011

$20.72

$47.38

Sales Rep (services, all other)

41-3099

$11.55

$30.23

Source: State of Mississippi Department of Employment Security 2016 Data;  Employment Wage Estimates MS Partnership (updated June 2016); (1) Standard Occupational Code