Chief Executives


Determine and formulate policies and provide the overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within the guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Commercial Banks
  2. Eating And Drinking Places
  3. Computer And Data Processing Services
  4. Engineering & Architectural Services

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 14,170 58.82 25.94 75.26 122,350 53,960 156,550
Joplin MSA 300 49.01 20.92 63.05 101,940 43,520 131,140
Columbia MSA 300 65.09 31.89 81.69 135,380 66,330 169,910
St Joseph MSA 270 49.54 22.69 62.96 103,030 47,200 130,950
Springfield MSA 720 55.02 24.30 70.38 114,450 50,550 146,400
St Louis MSA 7,860 61.42 28.76 77.75 127,740 59,810 161,710
Central Region* 1,160 49.44 20.85 63.73 102,835 43,376 132,564
Northeast Region* 320 46.19 22.31 58.13 96,077 46,411 120,910
Northwest Region* 820 30.05 12.42 38.86 62,495 25,832 80,827
South Central Region* 270 47.03 27.27 56.91 97,827 56,729 118,376
Southeast Region* 470 53.19 23.72 67.93 110,645 49,344 141,295
Southwest Region* 420 48.47 21.28 62.07 100,826 44,257 129,110
West Central Region* 210 44.79 20.30 57.03 93,159 42,228 118,625
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 300 50.47 26.48 62.47 104,988 55,087 129,938

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 14,010 15,800 1,790 12.78 619 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 4,300 4,820 520 12.09 187 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 7,840 8,640 800 10.20 327 Outstanding
Central Region* 1,210 1,390 180 14.88 56 Great
Northeast Region* 390 420 30 7.69 15 Outstanding
Ozark Region* 910 1,060 150 16.48 44 Outstanding
South Central Region* 240 270 30 12.50 10 Outstanding
Southeast Region* 580 630 50 8.62 24 Outstanding
Southwest Region* 480 530 50 10.42 20 Outstanding
West Central Region* 380 400 20 5.26 14 Outstanding

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



This profession generally requires Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree in one of the following
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce