Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations



2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Kansas City* 3,260 26.83 15.66 32.41 55,799 32,564 67,417
Central Region* 1,990 20.46 11.83 24.77 42,553 24,606 51,527
Northeast Region* 160 21.51 12.65 25.94 44,746 26,317 53,960
Northwest Region* 550 16.64 8.76 20.58 34,607 18,218 42,801
Ozark Region* 480 21.21 11.70 25.97 44,121 24,334 54,014
South Central Region* 150 19.75 11.59 23.83 41,085 24,102 49,576
Southeast Region* 290 17.30 9.90 21.00 35,985 20,587 43,684
Southwest Region* 210 18.25 11.49 21.63 37,960 23,896 44,993
St. Charles* 290 22.85 11.32 28.61 47,527 23,544 59,519
St. Louis City* 3,220 22.76 13.52 27.39 47,347 28,111 56,964
St. Louis County* 3,560 25.46 13.35 31.51 52,957 27,770 65,550
West Central Region* 140 21.04 12.51 25.31 43,763 26,019 52,635
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 110 19.89 12.48 23.60 41,380 25,968 49,086

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 15,590 17,620 2,030 13.02 638 NA
Kansas City MSA 6,210 6,910 700 11.27 241 NA
St Louis MSA 7,880 8,560 680 8.63 283 NA
Central Region* 2,010 2,190 180 8.96 78 NA
Northeast Region* 400 410 10 2.50 14 NA
Northwest Region* 560 610 50 8.93 17 NA
Ozark Region* 610 690 80 13.11 26 NA
South Central Region* 330 340 10 3.03 11 NA
Southeast Region* 450 480 30 6.67 15 NA
Southwest Region* 320 350 30 9.38 11 NA
West Central Region* 420 440 20 4.76 14 NA

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