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Statewide

Missouri is composed of 114 counties, and the City of Saint Louis. The urban regions of Kansas City and Saint Louis combine to make up 59 percent of Missouri's overall employment. Employers with the most workers in the state include Wal-Mart, the University of Missouri, Boeing Corporation, and Washington University. The average annual wage for all industries in Missouri is $43,442. The top jobs below are from the 2022 long-term occupational projections.
Average Wages for Top Employing Industries in Missouri 2013
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Top Job Outlook-Statewide    Top Job Openings-Statewide
Grade Occupation Title Total
Openings
Average
Wages
Grade Occupation Title Total
Openings
Average
Wages
A+ 15,031 $91,952   B+ 37,256 $17,979
A+ 10,935 $65,144   B 33,312 $24,851
A+ 7,097 $49,187   C+ 31,096 $19,572
A+ 5,027 $98,711   C+ 26,542 $19,273
A+ 4,273 $54,978   A 21,004 $58,037
A+ 3,877 $80,088   B+ 19,622 $31,661
A+ 3,812 $116,183   B+ 16,902 $26,311
A+ 3,224 $85,772   B 15,950 $30,036
A+ 2,806 $60,324   A+ 15,031 $91,952
A+ 2,785 $63,260   B+ 13,195 $22,799