Mississippi Unemployment Benefits Calculator

The latest figures for Mississippi show an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020  
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Mississippi unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though www.Unemployment-Benefits.org does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Dept. of Employment for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Dept. of Employment

Unemployed through no fault of your own, be able to work, available for work and seeking full time work.
File a claim for benefits.
Serve a one-week waiting period (benefits cannot be paid for this week)
Have earned sufficient wage credits; and
Be registered for work at the WIN job Center in your area.

1-Must have worked in at least 2 quarters of your base period.
2-Must have earned at least $780 in the highest quarter of your base period; and
3-Must have earned 40 times your weekly benefit amount in your base period.

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits: 10-26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $30-$230

Determined by: Highest quarter wages