Mississippi Colleges

In Mississippi state, there are 60 colleges and universities. Next table shows general information about colleges in Mississippi state.
Mississippi State Colleges General Information
Number of Schools60
Public25
Private not-for-profit9
Private for-profit26
4 Years or more19
2-4 Years31
Less Than 2 Years10
Next table shows the faculty (instructional Staff) average salary by academic rank. The average salary is calculated and weighted with for all 9, 10, 11, or 12-months contracted instructional staffs.
Average Faculty (Instructional Staff) Salary By Academic Rank At Mississippi colleges
Academic RankHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Professor951 $7,616 $91,395
Associate professor1,107 $6,272 $75,265
Assistant professor1,352 $5,646 $67,748
Instructor3,054 $4,700 $56,395
Lecturer81 $4,184 $50,206
No academic rank593 $4,568 $54,814
All instructional staff total7,138 $5,340 $64,081
Next table summarizes non-instructional Staffs average salary and headcount by occupation.
Average Staffs Salary By Occupation At Mississippi colleges
OccupationHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Non-instructional staff total13,918 $3,581 $42,972
Postsecondary Teachers - Research23 $4,064 $48,771
Postsecondary Teachers - Public service11 $5,379 $64,547
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, other teaching and Instructional support1,181 $3,525 $42,296
Management1,424 $7,182 $86,179
Business and Financial Operations1,389 $4,327 $51,919
Computer, Engineering, and Science1,304 $4,065 $48,778
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media1,120 $4,416 $52,997
Healthcare Practioners and Technical215 $4,032 $48,380
Service2,405 $2,119 $25,426
Sales and related102 $3,177 $38,119
Office and Administrative Support3,890 $2,674 $32,089
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance701 $2,735 $32,818
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving153 $2,851 $34,209
Note again, you can access all staffs and faculties statistics including occupation, gender, race, and new hiring at Mississippi colleges on Staff/Faculty Directory