Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations



2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Kansas City* 28,300 25.71 12.85 32.14 53,481 26,737 66,853
Central Region* 14,440 20.95 10.79 26.04 43,585 22,439 54,158
Northeast Region* 3,600 20.59 9.81 25.98 42,826 20,397 54,040
Northwest Region* 4,540 21.02 9.94 26.56 43,723 20,678 55,245
Ozark Region* 11,880 20.49 10.37 25.56 42,629 21,566 53,161
South Central Region* 2,910 19.32 9.11 24.43 40,190 18,948 50,810
Southeast Region* 7,510 20.45 9.65 25.85 42,538 20,067 53,773
Southwest Region* 5,730 23.92 10.85 30.46 49,760 22,561 63,360
St. Charles* 4,450 21.76 11.90 26.69 45,265 24,757 55,520
St. Louis City* 15,350 23.21 13.59 28.03 48,283 28,262 58,294
St. Louis County* 32,130 25.97 12.69 32.61 54,025 26,404 67,836
West Central Region* 4,510 18.63 9.21 23.34 38,753 19,163 48,548
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 2,980 21.89 9.48 28.09 45,527 19,721 58,430

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 146,690 173,140 26,450 18.03 5,863 NA
Kansas City MSA 46,080 54,220 8,140 17.66 1,819 NA
St Louis MSA 72,810 83,480 10,670 14.65 2,640 NA
Central Region* 16,130 19,210 3,080 19.09 666 NA
Northeast Region* 3,950 4,520 570 14.43 147 NA
Northwest Region* 5,520 6,280 760 13.77 125 NA
Ozark Region* 12,260 16,340 4,080 33.28 683 NA
South Central Region* 4,000 4,690 690 17.25 160 NA
Southeast Region* 8,340 10,430 2,090 25.06 397 NA
Southwest Region* 5,900 7,340 1,440 24.41 275 NA
West Central Region* 4,680 5,420 740 15.81 181 NA

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