Employment & Tax Impact

Mississippi Jobs & Tax Base Supported by Transportation Infrastructure Investment Investments in Mississippi’s transportation infrastructure supports…

44,159 full time jobs in the state—more than 50% non-construction related.  These Mississippi residents earn $1.3 billion annually and contribute $238 million in local, state, and federal taxes.

574,999 full time jobs in the state in key industries like tourism, trucking, retail sales, agriculture and manufacturing are completely dependent on the state’s transportation infrastructure network.  These Mississippi residents earn $20 billion annually and contribute $3.6 billion in state taxes.