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A main cog in the state’s economic engine

Manufacturing can sometimes be overshadowed by agriculture as the state’s top business Overshadowed by agriculture as the hub of Mississippi’s economic engine, manufacturing certainly qualifies as one of its main cogs, most people would agree. In 2008, the last time the Mississippi Manufacturers Association compiled figures, the average salary for a person working in the state’s manufacturing sector was $38,963 ...

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