Popular Jobs of Mississippi State University Grads

Whether you're graduating from Mississippi State University or thinking about starting school there, this list of the most popular jobs held by Mississippi State grads, as reported by PayScale, may be of interest. See which careers Mississippi State University alumni are pursuing along with average US salaries for each job.

Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.

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Popular Jobs of Mississippi State University Grads - Full List
Popular Jobs for Mississippi State University GradsMedian Salary All U.S.
Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)$64,100
Civil Engineer$75,200
Mechanical Engineer$81,900
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer$91,800
Electrical Engineer$83,000
Project Engineer$79,300
Retail Store Manager$51,500
Manufacturing Engineer$71,400
Project Manager, Construction$86,000
Interior Designer$46,400
Industrial Engineer$69,900
Graphic Artist / Designer$42,600
Aerospace Engineer$96,600
Landscape Architect$61,600
Operations Manager$70,600
Inside Sales Representative$48,300
Elementary School Teacher$42,800
Environmental Engineer$73,900
All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates from the given school. Median salary for each job title is for individuals who graduated from any college and who have a typical amount of experience for that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals who have graduated from this school, or who have these job titles. See full methodology for more.