Mississippi Colleges

In Mississippi state, there are 64 colleges and universities. Next table shows general information about colleges in Mississippi state.
Mississippi State Colleges General Information
Number of Schools64
Public26
Private not-for-profit9
Private for-profit29
4 Years or more21
2-4 Years31
Less Than 2 Years12
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 professor1,111 $6,287 $75,440
Assistant professor1,356 $5,573 $66,875
Instructor3,054 $4,700 $56,395
Lecturer81 $4,184 $50,206
No academic rank595 $4,200 $50,403
All instructional staff total7,148 $5,248 $62,974
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 total17,633 $3,574 $42,886
Postsecondary Teachers - Research23 $4,064 $48,771
Postsecondary Teachers - Public service11 $5,379 $64,547
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, other teaching and Instructional support1,253 $3,535 $42,414
Management1,852 $7,444 $89,333
Business and Financial Operations1,872 $4,187 $50,243
Computer, Engineering, and Science1,792 $4,179 $50,146
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media1,230 $4,390 $52,686
Healthcare Practioners and Technical215 $4,032 $48,380
Service3,323 $2,138 $25,651
Sales and related102 $3,177 $38,119
Office and Administrative Support4,876 $2,600 $31,196
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance909 $2,723 $32,675
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving175 $2,724 $32,693
Note again, you can access all staffs and faculties statistics including occupation, gender, race, and new hiring at Mississippi colleges on Staff/Faculty Directory