Protective Service Occupations



2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Kansas City* 11,470 14.96 8.50 18.20 31,126 17,671 37,854
Central Region* 3,870 12.24 7.07 14.83 25,458 14,697 30,838
Northeast Region* 710 11.96 7.14 14.37 24,876 14,848 29,890
Northwest Region* 990 15.61 8.98 18.92 32,465 18,674 39,360
Ozark Region* 2,510 12.39 6.97 15.10 25,768 14,504 31,400
South Central Region* 660 14.28 7.99 17.42 29,703 16,625 36,242
Southeast Region* 2,420 12.63 7.91 14.98 26,264 16,458 31,167
Southwest Region* 1,440 12.37 7.00 15.06 25,738 14,563 31,325
St. Charles* 1,010 14.13 7.68 17.35 29,387 15,976 36,092
St. Louis City* 8,000 17.28 8.40 21.71 35,933 17,466 45,167
St. Louis County* 12,110 16.41 8.10 20.56 34,128 16,839 42,773
West Central Region* 1,490 11.00 6.66 13.17 22,879 13,850 27,394
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 1,810 11.09 6.34 13.47 23,072 13,187 28,014

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 56,890 68,280 11,390 20.02 2,722 NA
Kansas City MSA 20,930 24,780 3,850 18.39 958 NA
St Louis MSA 26,440 29,360 2,920 11.04 1,050 NA
Central Region* 5,910 7,020 1,110 18.78 268 NA
Northeast Region* 1,950 2,250 300 15.38 83 NA
Northwest Region* 1,860 2,110 250 13.44 49 NA
Ozark Region* 3,020 3,620 600 19.87 146 NA
South Central Region* 1,090 1,340 250 22.94 56 NA
Southeast Region* 2,190 2,790 600 27.40 118 NA
Southwest Region* 1,380 1,570 190 13.77 57 NA
West Central Region* 1,420 1,660 240 16.90 63 NA

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