December 1, 2016

Missouri’s Top 50 Employers
Who are the top fifty private employers in Missouri? MERIC has compiled a list of the top employers from the second quarter of the 2016 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program. The top private employer in Missouri is Wal-Mart followed by Mercy Medical Centers, Washington University, Boeing, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital System.

Springfield Ranks High in Metro Performance Report
How do Missouri metros compare to other metros? Springfield, Missouri ranked #16 out of 387 metros for December 2016 employment growth according to a website tool from Syneva Economics. The newly redesigned Metro Performance Report summarizes trends and comparative rankings for every U.S. metropolitan area. The report also provides a printable one-page dashboard highlighting employment developments and hourly earnings comparisons.

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