Federal Jobs in Mississippi
The Department of Defense employs nearly half of Mississippi’s federal workforce, with employment spread evenly among the military branches. The largest defense agencies in the state are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Air Education and Training Command, which both employ around 2,000 in the state. The state is also home to a large number of military veterans, and the Veterans Health Administration employs over 3,000 Mississippians.
Population: 2.9 million
Federal Workforce: 18,314
Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (8,104), Department of Veterans Affairs (3,621), Department of Agriculture (2,160), Department of Homeland Security (1,342), and the Department of Justice (702).
As of March 1st, 2009 there are 110 Government and Policy jobs in Mississippi listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.
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