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Central Region Profile
Missouri's Central Region has more than 306,400 employees, making up 10 percent of Missouri's employment. Health Care and Social Assistance was the largest industry sector in the region, with more than 43,000 jobs in 2020. Learn more about the Central Region in this annual profile.
Manufacturing in America
Manufacturing in America plays a major role in our economy with 12.1 million employees producing goods that are consumed domestically and exported to other countries. Manufacturing is the fifth largest industry in America with an average yearly wage of $61,127. Click on the link above to learn more about manufacturing and the industry’s important contribution to the U.S. economy.
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Economic Indicators
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