Engineering Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

There are 2 engineering schools in Jackson for faculty to choose from. The trends in Jackson's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Engineering Employment

Jackson 1,450
Mississippi 8,360

Exactly 1,450 of the 8,120 engineering professionals employed in Mississippi, work in Jackson. There has been a 26% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Jackson between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Jackson has decreased, overall employment in Jackson has increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Engineering employment growth

7,610 9,160 9,580 8,850 8,120
1,960 1,740 1,840 1,760 1,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$56,733 $57,562 $57,732 $65,477 $61,300
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

In Jackson, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. Jackson engineering professionals made $61,300 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for engineering professionals in Jackson was $56,733 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Jackson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Jackson

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $57,941 per year in Jackson. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 81%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,108 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,449 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Jackson

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Jackson earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Jackson.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Jackson


There are 2 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Jackson's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Jackson


Jackson's engineering schools offer 3 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Jackson


In 2010 approximately 43 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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