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February Online Job Postings by Region
There were 66,640 new job postings in Missouri in February 2023, according to data from Lightcast™. This was down from 88,440 in January 2023. General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Restaurants and Other Eating Places, and Colleges, Universities, and other Professional Schools were the industries with the most new job postings in the state during the month. The St. Louis Region had the most job postings of any region in the state with 26,730.
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians
Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians collect data about, as well as analyze many types of work environments and work procedures. Specialists inspect workplaces for adherence to regulations on safety, health, and the environment. Technicians work with specialists in conducting tests and measuring hazards to help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public. The median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists in Missouri was $74,270 in 2021 and requires a four-year degree and extensive training. The median annual wage for occupational health and safety technicians in Missouri was $61,400 and requires an associate degree or a high school diploma and on-the-job training. Learn more about these occupations at the link above.


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