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Left-Brainiest States of the Union

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-05-14T14:41:54Z

Photograph by Walter Bibikow/eStock Photo 

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Mississippi ranked 51st in Bloomberg's STEM Index. The state has lost 6.42 percent of its science, technology, engineering and mathematics jobs since 2001.

The ranking was based on STEM professionals as a percentage of:

Those nationwide (2012): 0.43%

The state's population (2011): 1.08%

The state's employed (2011): 2.48%

Separately, the average pay for STEM professionals in Mississippi was $60,452 in 2011. Geoscientists, not including hydrologists or geographers, were the highest-paid with an average salary of $99,210.