Ranking of Mississippi Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2017 Q2

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2017 Q2, the average weekly wage for Mississippi was $732. Among all Mississippi counties, Kemper County had the highest average weekly wage ($970), followed by Claiborne County ($968), and Hancock County ($929).

On the other hand, Issaquena County had the lowest average weekly wage ($450), followed by Sharkey County ($530), and Simpson County ($530).

The chart below shows the top 10 counties with high average weekly wage, and the table below shows the ranking of all Mississippi counties.

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Ranking of Mississippi Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2017 Q2
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Kemper County 970
2 Claiborne County 968
3 Hancock County 929
4 Jackson County 924
5 Hinds County 846
6 Madison County 828
7 Union County 790
8 Warren County 787
9 Lawrence County 783
10 Choctaw County 770
11 Perry County 754
12 Lowndes County 751
12 Monroe County 751
13 Forrest County 744
14 Rankin County 741
15 Franklin County 739
16 Marshall County 728
17 Copiah County 718
17 Harrison County 718
18 Yazoo County 717
19 Lafayette County 714
19 Lee County 714
20 Smith County 713
21 Jasper County 709
22 Jones County 705
23 Lincoln County 701
24 Oktibbeha County 690
25 Winston County 681
26 Panola County 680
26 Wayne County 680
27 Jefferson Davis County 672
27 Yalobusha County 672
28 Itawamba County 666
28 Marion County 666
29 Bolivar County 665
29 Lauderdale County 665
30 Pontotoc County 664
31 Benton County 654
32 DeSoto County 653
33 Adams County 649
33 Alcorn County 649
34 Amite County 647
35 Coahoma County 645
35 Tippah County 645
36 Jefferson County 642
37 Grenada County 638
38 Chickasaw County 637
39 Clay County 636
39 Neshoba County 636
40 Covington County 634
41 Stone County 632
42 Washington County 626
43 Tallahatchie County 625
43 Tunica County 625
44 Leflore County 623
45 Scott County 622
46 Prentiss County 621
47 Pearl River County 619
48 Holmes County 617
49 Greene County 616
49 Newton County 616
49 Tate County 616
50 Tishomingo County 614
51 Clarke County 607
52 Attala County 605
53 Leake County 602
53 Quitman County 602
54 Sunflower County 600
55 Pike County 599
56 Webster County 596
57 George County 594
58 Wilkinson County 585
59 Noxubee County 582
60 Carroll County 575
60 Lamar County 575
61 Walthall County 573
62 Montgomery County 559
63 Calhoun County 550
64 Humphreys County 534
65 Sharkey County 530
65 Simpson County 530
66 Issaquena County 450