Surgeons


Treat diseases, injuries, and deformities by invasive methods, such as manual manipulation or by using instruments and appliances.


Top Industry of Employment

  1. Offices & Clinics Of Medical Doctors

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 1,150 97.71 91.08 101.03 203,240 189,450 210,140
St Louis MSA 450 91.68 73.40 100.83 190,700 152,660 209,720

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 1,330 1,530 200 15.04 40 Great
Kansas City MSA 770 800 30 3.90 15 Good
St Louis MSA 520 540 20 3.85 10 Caution
Northeast Region* 40 40 .00 1 Caution
Northwest Region* 40 40 .00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 90 100 10 11.11 3 Good
Southwest Region* 40 40 .00 1 Caution

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