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Northeast Region

The Northeast Region is comprised of 16 counties with the largest cities being Hannibal, Kirksville and Moberly.Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest industry in the region, with 16% of the region’s employment. Some of the largest private employers in the Northeast region are Walmart, Bodine Aluminum, General Mills, and SC Data Center. Truman State University is a large government employer in this region. The average annual wage for all industries in the Northeast Region is $33,748. The top jobs below are from the 2024 long-term occupational projections.
Average Wages for Top Employing Industries in the Northeast Region 2016
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Top Job Outlook-Northeast    Top Job Openings-Northeast
Grade Occupation Title Total
Openings
Average
Wages
Grade Occupation Title Total
Openings
Average
Wages
A 520 $70,243   C+ 1,273 $19,170
B+ 436 $41,518   B 825 $26,214
B+ 417 $19,974   B 803 $19,101
A 367 $51,535   B 690 $18,496
B+ 338 $40,202   A 520 $70,243
A 335 $42,880   B 517 $25,621
B+ 315 $30,997   B+ 436 $41,518
B+ 275 $44,245   B+ 417 $19,974
A 245 $30,647   B 407 $26,632
B+ 214 $35,539   A 367 $51,535