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Human Resources Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 3 accredited schools where human resources classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Mississippi's human resources academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in human resources includes human resources training at the following levels:


  1. University of Southern Mississippi

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

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Virginia College-Jackson

    4795 Interstate 55 N, Jackson, Mississippi 39206-4026

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Virginia College-Biloxi

    920 Cedar Lake Rd-Ste C, Biloxi, Mississippi 39532

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Human Resources Employment

Mississippi 3,410
National 635,670

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

Employment Growth for Human resources professionals In Mississippi

2,650 2,740 2,860 2,730 1,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, human resources is a shrinking field. In Mississippi, 1,390 less human resources professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 52% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for human resources professionals which shows a 37% decrease in the number of human resources professionals working around the nation.

Human Resources VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$32,410 $33,565 $34,800 $34,685 $56,525
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by human resources professionals is increasing in Mississippi. Human resources professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,410 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,525 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in Mississippi

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This represents a growth in salaries of 43%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Mississippi state, within the field of human resources, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid human resources professionals earn 143% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Business Administration
Business Management
Human Resources

Human resources professionals in Mississippi earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Resources programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi


As the number of human resources professionals is decreasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited human resources schools in Mississippi state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 112 human resources graduates from human resources courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 87 graduates.

This represents a 22% decrease in the number of human resources degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in human resources.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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