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Pascagoula Employment

Employment and Industries in the Pascagoula, Mississippi Area

The tables here illustrate essential information about work and employment in the area. Information includes:

  • A table of the most numerous types of work found here, both for jobs generally requiring college degrees and jobs not requiring college degrees.
  • A table listing those careers significantly more common in Pascagoula than in other US cities; this is useful both for career planning and for understanding the nature of Pascagoula.
  • A list of the highest-paying jobs in Pascagoula.
  • A list of any large public companies in Pascagoula.

Jobs in Pascagoula

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 149640 $41940 $20.16 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 20960 $33930 $16.31 14.8
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 18310 $20760 $9.98 8.3
4 Sales and Related Occupations 14540 $30810 $14.81 10.15
5 Production Occupations 11210 $48510 $23.32 5.85
6 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 9720 $64630 $31.07 5.75
7 Construction and Extraction Occupations 9500 $45170 $21.72 4.4
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 8200 $43590 $20.96 6.15
9 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7670 $32640 $15.69 6.45
10 Management Occupations 7520 $84840 $40.79 6.05
11 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6940 $45480 $21.87 3.8
12 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 5630 $22530 $10.83 3.7
13 Retail Salespersons 5550 $30770 $14.79 3.1
14 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5340 $62310 $29.96 5.05
15 Protective Service Occupations 5170 $34800 $16.73 2.25
16 Personal Care and Service Occupations 5160 $25480 $12.25 4.1
17 Waiters and Waitresses 4630 $19100 $9.18 1.6
18 Cashiers 4600 $19920 $9.58 2.25
19 Registered Nurses 3590 $58000 $27.89 1.9
20 Healthcare Support Occupations 3390 $28400 $13.65 3.05
21 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 3320 $83960 $40.37 1.65
22 General and Operations Managers 2940 $84930 $40.83 1.4
23 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2880 $32770 $15.76 1.6
24 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2410 $67750 $32.57 2.8
25 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 2360 $52260 $25.12 0.3
26 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2270 $22230 $10.69 1.6
27 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2260 $29270 $14.07 1.2
28 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 2240 $27560 $13.25 1.6
29 Electricians 2230 $53560 $25.75 0.4
30 Cooks, Restaurant 2190 $23420 $11.26 0.75
31 Office Clerks, General 2160 $28450 $13.68 2
32 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2030 $20580 $9.89 2.15
33 Gaming Dealers 1940 $21650 $10.41 0
34 Customer Service Representatives 1910 $31220 $15.01 1.75
35 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1880 $18550 $8.92 1
36 Community and Social Service Occupations 1700 $39540 $19.01 1.65
37 Security Guards 1580 $26250 $12.62 0.7
38 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1570 $36200 $17.4 1
39 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1560 $35760 $17.19 0.9
40 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1510 $49910 $23.99 1
41 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1390 $38280 $18.41 1.1
42 Cooks, Fast Food 1370 $17780 $8.55 0.3
43 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1350 $72670 $34.94 0.9
44 Nursing Assistants 1300 $29530 $14.2 1.05
45 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1280 $26870 $12.92 0.6
46 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1210 $46980 $22.59 0.3
47 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1170 $34450 $16.56 1.2
48 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 980 $37690 $18.12 0.45
49 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 920 $19660 $9.45 0.3
50 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 910 $21830 $10.49 0.3
51 Bartenders 900 $19350 $9.3 0.4
52 Food Preparation Workers 880 $19640 $9.44 0.6
53 Construction Laborers 860 $31930 $15.35 0.8
54 Carpenters 850 $44020 $21.16 0.6
55 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 850 $39830 $19.15 0.5
56 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 850 $55670 $26.76 0.4
57 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 840 $25890 $12.45 0.8
58 Correctional Officers and Jailers 800 $27910 $13.42 0.3
59 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 800 $73670 $35.42 0.4
60 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 760 $68450 $32.91 0.7
61 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 760 $41360 $19.89 1.7
62 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 720 $21100 $10.14 0.2
63 Legal Occupations 720 $89640 $43.1 0.8
64 Accountants and Auditors 710 $62090 $29.85 0.9
65 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 700 $32790 $15.77 0.6
66 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 700 $35100 $16.88 0.5
67 Receptionists and Information Clerks 700 $25820 $12.41 0.7
68 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 640 $61460 $29.55 0.3
69 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 620 $22870 $11 0.3
70 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 610 $19850 $9.54 0.25
71 Pharmacy Technicians 610 $34490 $16.58 0.25
72 Dishwashers 590 $18600 $8.94 0.3
73 Tellers 580 $26670 $12.82 0.3
74 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 580 $54940 $26.41 0.2
75 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 550 $54750 $26.32 1
76 Driver/Sales Workers 530 $21680 $10.42 0.3
77 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 530 $17890 $8.6 0.3
78 Human Resources Specialists 520 $58250 $28.01 0.3
79 Firefighters 510 $39640 $19.06 0.2
80 Cooks, Short Order 500 $20850 $10.03 0.1
81 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 450 $41940 $20.16 0.2
82 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 440 $45010 $21.64 0.5
83 Gaming Supervisors 440 $44970 $21.62 0
84 Billing and Posting Clerks 440 $31060 $14.93 0.35
85 Computer User Support Specialists 430 $46650 $22.43 0.4
86 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 430 $20970 $10.08 0.1
87 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 430 $51080 $24.56 0.1
88 Medical and Health Services Managers 430 $82500 $39.66 0.2
89 Bill and Account Collectors 420 $35400 $17.02 0.2
90 Counter and Rental Clerks 420 $23810 $11.45 0.3
91 Financial Managers 420 $107060 $51.47 0.4
92 Home Health Aides 410 $19980 $9.6 0.7
93 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 410 $35540 $17.08 0.2
94 Personal Care Aides 400 $18270 $8.78 1.3
95 Machinists 400 $50080 $24.08 0.3
96 Compliance Officers 400 $57440 $27.62 0.2
97 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 390 $33660 $16.18 0.4
98 Childcare Workers 390 $20720 $9.96 0.8
99 Packers and Packagers, Hand 390 $25980 $12.49 0.45
100 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 390 $45370 $21.81 0
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Jobs More Common Near Pascagoula Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 41,940 149,640
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,930 20,960
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 20,760 18,310
Sales and Related Occupations 30,810 14,540
Production Occupations 48,510 11,210
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 64,630 9,720
Construction and Extraction Occupations 45,170 9,500
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 43,590 8,200
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 32,640 7,670
Management Occupations 84,840 7,520
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,480 6,940
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 22,530 5,630
Retail Salespersons 30,770 5,550
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 62,310 5,340
Protective Service Occupations 34,800 5,170
Personal Care and Service Occupations 25,480 5,160
Waiters and Waitresses 19,100 4,630
Cashiers 19,920 4,600
Registered Nurses 58,000 3,590
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,400 3,390
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 83,960 3,320
General and Operations Managers 84,930 2,940
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,770 2,880
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 67,750 2,410
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 52,260 2,360
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 22,230 2,270
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,270 2,260
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,560 2,240
Electricians 53,560 2,230
Cooks, Restaurant 23,420 2,190
Office Clerks, General 28,450 2,160
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,580 2,030
Gaming Dealers 21,650 1,940
Customer Service Representatives 31,220 1,910
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 18,550 1,880
Community and Social Service Occupations 39,540 1,700
Security Guards 26,250 1,580
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 36,200 1,570
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,760 1,560
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,910 1,510
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 38,280 1,390
Cooks, Fast Food 17,780 1,370
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 72,670 1,350
Nursing Assistants 29,530 1,300
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 26,870 1,280
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 46,980 1,210
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 34,450 1,170
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 37,690 980
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 19,660 920
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 21,830 910

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 41,940 149,640
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,930 20,960
Sales and Related Occupations 30,810 14,540
Production Occupations 48,510 11,210
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 64,630 9,720
Construction and Extraction Occupations 45,170 9,500
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 43,590 8,200
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 32,640 7,670
Management Occupations 84,840 7,520
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,480 6,940
Retail Salespersons 30,770 5,550
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 62,310 5,340
Protective Service Occupations 34,800 5,170
Personal Care and Service Occupations 25,480 5,160
Registered Nurses 58,000 3,590
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,400 3,390
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 83,960 3,320
General and Operations Managers 84,930 2,940
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,770 2,880
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 67,750 2,410
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 52,260 2,360
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,270 2,260
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,560 2,240
Electricians 53,560 2,230
Office Clerks, General 28,450 2,160
Customer Service Representatives 31,220 1,910
Community and Social Service Occupations 39,540 1,700
Security Guards 26,250 1,580
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 36,200 1,570
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,760 1,560
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,910 1,510
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 38,280 1,390
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 72,670 1,350
Nursing Assistants 29,530 1,300
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 26,870 1,280
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 46,980 1,210
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 34,450 1,170
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 37,690 980
Construction Laborers 31,930 860
Carpenters 44,020 850
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 39,830 850
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 55,670 850
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 25,890 840
Correctional Officers and Jailers 27,910 800
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 73,670 800
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 68,450 760
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 41,360 760
Legal Occupations 89,640 720
Accountants and Auditors 62,090 710
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 32,790 700

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