Conveyor Operators and Tenders


Control or tend conveyors or conveyor systems that move materials or products to and from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. May control speed and routing of materials or products.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Air Transportation, Scheduled
  2. Miscellaneous Durable Goods

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 910 13.14 8.58 15.42 27,330 17,850 32,060
Joplin MSA 40 12.94 9.49 14.66 26,910 19,750 30,490
St Joseph MSA 90 14.38 12.40 15.38 29,920 25,780 31,980
St Louis MSA 370 13.56 7.82 16.42 28,200 16,270 34,160
Kansas City* 120 13.72 9.62 15.77 28,541 20,019 32,802
Central Region* 140 12.12 9.82 13.27 25,212 20,419 27,609
Northeast Region* 30 13.18 6.30 16.61 27,407 13,113 34,554
Northwest Region* 100 14.09 11.67 15.30 29,305 24,282 31,817
South Central Region* 60 14.26 8.94 16.92 29,654 18,593 35,184
Southeast Region* 50 11.22 8.30 12.68 23,342 17,265 26,380
Southwest Region* 40 12.74 9.30 14.46 26,499 19,354 30,072
St. Louis City* 110 10.83 6.17 13.15 22,519 12,834 27,361
St. Louis County* 180 15.11 9.22 18.06 31,432 19,175 37,561

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 1,400 1,480 80 5.71 48 Great
Kansas City MSA 340 360 20 5.88 12 Good
St Louis MSA 760 760 .00 22 Good
Central Region* 170 180 10 5.88 6 Good
Ozark Region* 60 70 10 16.67 3 Good
South Central Region* 80 100 20 25.00 4 Good
Southeast Region* 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Southwest Region* 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good

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



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
Ground Transportation, Other