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Sailors and Marine Oilers in Mississippi

Sailors and Marine Oilers in Mississippi

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-5% Jobs Projection
$38,910 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

While jobs for Sailors and Marine Oilers in Mississippi are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Sailors and Marine Oilers in Mississippi is expected to decrease.

  • Sailors and Marine Oilers in Mississippi earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sailors and Marine Oilers Work in Mississippi?

In 2018, there were 350 Sailors and Marine Oilers working in the state.

There were 160 Sailors and Marine Oilers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The amount of Sailors and Marine Oilers working in the state is similar to the average state.

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Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Sailors and Marine Oilers in this state are declining at a rate of 5.3% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.7%.

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Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Sailors and Marine Oilers job openings in Mississippi, and 180 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,400 annual jobs and 36,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Sailors and Marine Oilers Make in Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Sailors and Marine Oilers ranged from $28,090 to $54,060 with $38,910 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.51 to $25.99. The median hourly rate was $18.71.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.2 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.51.

The median salary in Mississippi is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Mississippi Metros for Sailors and Marine Oilers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Sailors and Marine Oilers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 310 $19,940

Top States for Sailors and Marine Oilers Employment

View the list below to see where most Sailors and Marine Oilers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Louisiana 6,280 $39,400
Florida 3,660 $37,130
Texas 2,730 $37,190
Virginia 2,230 $44,930
Washington 1,860 $52,780
New York 1,570 $47,470
Kentucky 1,220 $39,000
Tennessee 990 $26,950
Alaska 750 $39,900
Illinois 690 $43,640
New Jersey 620 $38,740
Maryland 520 $50,470
Pennsylvania 440 $37,220
Ohio 370 $37,910
Massachusetts 360 $34,730
Mississippi 350 $38,910
Alabama 270 $34,000
Oregon 270 $46,650
Michigan 240 $54,170
North Carolina 240 $31,930

Below are the states where Sailors and Marine Oilers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Michigan $54,170
Minnesota $53,100
Washington $52,780
Maryland $50,470
Wisconsin $49,550
Missouri $47,840
New York $47,470
Oregon $46,650
West Virginia $46,490
Virginia $44,930

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