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2021 Occupational Wages and Employment Statistics Data
How much does a registered nurse earn in the Kansas City area? How many electricians are employed in southeast Missouri? These are the kinds of questions that the Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OEWS) data can answer. OEWS data provides employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations in Missouri, as well as regions in the state. This data is produced in partnership with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by conducting a survey of employers across Missouri. Click on the link above to explore a Tableau dashboard of the 2021 data or download the complete Excel file for Missouri and regions for your own analysis.
May 2022 to May 2021 Job Ad Comparisons
Job postings in Missouri increased by 72 percent from May 2021 to May 2022. In May 2022, there were 113,270 online job postings compared to nearly 66,000 in May 2021. The largest increases were in Software Developers & Software Quality Assurance Analysts & Testers (356%) and Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (249%).
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