Total of all occupations


Total of all occupations


2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Kansas City* 515,610 17.11 8.12 21.61 35,593 16,885 44,947
Central Region* 241,540 13.69 7.10 16.99 28,482 14,777 35,334
Northeast Region* 76,280 12.77 6.74 15.78 26,553 14,017 32,821
Northwest Region* 90,570 12.64 6.60 15.66 26,289 13,719 32,574
Ozark Region* 201,950 13.54 7.06 16.78 28,165 14,675 34,909
South Central Region* 49,380 11.84 6.48 14.53 24,637 13,484 30,214
Southeast Region* 137,100 12.53 6.67 15.47 26,071 13,878 32,168
Southwest Region* 112,480 12.81 7.02 15.71 26,652 14,597 32,680
St. Charles* 93,280 15.22 7.55 19.05 31,648 15,703 39,620
St. Louis City* 241,140 18.79 8.50 23.93 39,077 17,680 49,775
St. Louis County* 641,440 17.86 8.10 22.75 37,155 16,842 47,311
West Central Region* 84,690 12.30 6.60 15.15 25,593 13,738 31,521
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 72,500 13.86 7.01 17.29 28,837 14,571 35,970

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,884,600 3,204,730 320,130 11.10 100,971 NA
Kansas City MSA 1,023,250 1,144,640 121,390 11.86 36,308 NA
St Louis MSA 1,389,670 1,507,080 117,410 8.45 44,845 NA
Central Region* 278,870 309,050 30,180 10.82 9,746 NA
Northeast Region* 87,910 94,220 6,310 7.18 2,751 NA
Northwest Region* 103,020 109,960 6,940 6.74 2,505 NA
Ozark Region* 220,820 254,440 33,620 15.23 8,861 NA
South Central Region* 67,240 73,400 6,160 9.16 2,230 NA
Southeast Region* 146,840 159,840 13,000 8.85 4,807 NA
Southwest Region* 123,240 132,170 8,930 7.25 3,871 NA
West Central Region* 97,130 101,640 4,510 4.64 2,810 NA

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?