Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations



2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Kansas City* 250 12.43 6.70 15.29 25,851 13,936 31,809
Central Region* 450 10.04 6.71 11.71 20,893 13,964 24,357
Northeast Region* 110 9.25 7.63 10.06 19,232 15,863 20,916
Ozark Region* 200 9.39 6.70 10.74 19,538 13,928 22,342
South Central Region* 330 9.84 7.23 11.14 20,468 15,041 23,182
Southeast Region* 540 8.19 6.09 9.24 17,035 12,665 19,220
Southwest Region* 930 9.90 6.82 11.44 20,598 14,195 23,800
St. Charles* 50 11.06 6.31 13.43 23,005 13,132 27,942
St. Louis City* 260 10.38 6.29 12.42 21,588 13,094 25,836
St. Louis County* 320 11.13 6.85 13.27 23,154 14,243 27,610
West Central Region* 440 11.26 6.64 13.57 23,415 13,803 28,220
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 30 7.61 6.39 8.22 15,833 13,288 17,106

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 5,260 5,960 700 13.31 208 NA
Kansas City MSA 780 880 100 12.82 30 NA
St Louis MSA 1,060 1,160 100 9.43 38 NA
Central Region* 700 770 70 10.00 24 NA
Northeast Region* 290 310 20 6.90 10 NA
Northwest Region* 320 340 20 6.25 8 NA
Ozark Region* 340 400 60 17.65 16 NA
South Central Region* 510 580 70 13.73 19 NA
Southeast Region* 690 790 100 14.49 28 NA
Southwest Region* 740 850 110 14.86 31 NA
West Central Region* 460 460 .00 13 NA

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