Engineering Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has 16 accredited engineering schools where engineering faculty who teach engineering classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering training in Mississippi, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  2. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  3. East Central Community College

    275 West Broad Street, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129

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  4. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  5. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  6. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  7. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  8. Mississippi Delta Community College

    Hwy 3 and Cherry St, Moorhead, Mississippi 38761

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  9. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of Mississippi Medical Center

    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

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  11. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  12. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  13. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  15. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  16. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Engineering Employment

Mississippi 8,360
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Mississippi

7,610 9,160 9,580 8,850 8,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of engineering professionals is growing in Mississippi. In 2010 there were 510 more engineering professionals working in Mississippi than there were in 2006. Thus, in Mississippi, this field has grown by 7% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for engineering professionals which shows a 23% decrease in the number of engineering professionals working around the nation.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$58,859 $62,759 $63,925 $63,503 $64,153
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of engineering professionals is growing, the salaries paid to engineering professionals are increasing in Mississippi. Engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $58,859 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,153 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$38,532
25th percentile
$48,419
50th percentile
$62,306
75th percentile
$77,310
90th percentile
$93,309

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Mississippi, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 142%

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Civil Engineering
$52,057
Computer Engineering
$74,197
Electrical Engineering
$63,345
Engineering
$64,946
Mechanical Engineering
$60,142
Software Engineering
$75,408

Engineering professionals in Mississippi earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi

associate
13
bachelor
16
master
14
doctor
7
Certificate
0
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The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited engineering schools in Mississippi is decreasing. In Mississippi, there were 699 graduates in 2006. And there were 613 graduates from engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 12% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. A majority of these graduates, or 32%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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