Jobs and Salaries Overview

Exactly how much money can you make in manufacturing? Mississippi manufacturing has plenty of opportunities and employs workers at a wide range of salaries. Take a look at the charts to find awesome jobs arranged by salary.

Manufacturing Facts:


  • pays average wages and benefits of about 20% more than the average compensation for the rest of the workforce. (Learn more on the Career Profiles page.)
  • employs more than 14 million people in the United States.
  • continues to drive the economy by making the highest contribution to economic growth of any sector.
  • is responsible for more than 70% of private sector research and development.
  • creates a wide range of advanced technologies that cut energy use and lead to a cleaner environment.
  • is a knowledge-based industry powered by computer technology.