Regional Profiles

Northeast Region

About the Region

The Northeast Region is comprised of 16 counties with the largest cities being Hannibal, Kirksville and Moberly.Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest industry in the region, with 16% of the region’s employment. Some of the largest private employers in the Northeast region are Walmart, Bodine Aluminum, General Mills, and SC Data Center. Truman State University is a large government employer in this region. The average annual wage for all industries in the Northeast Region is $37,126.

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Top Grade Careers

SOC Code SOC Title Grade Annual Openings Avg. Wage
41-2011 Cashiers B 549 $19,923
35-3021 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food B 323 $19,805
41-2031 Retail salespersons B 290 $24,696
39-9021 Personal Care Aides A 252 $21,783
53-7062 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand B+ 222 $28,166
37-2011 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners B+ 176 $25,358
39-9011 Childcare Workers B 155 $20,191
43-9061 Office Clerks, General B 153 $27,443
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives B+ 140 $29,118
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria B 138 $22,396
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers B 134 $25,498
47-2061 Construction laborers A 116 $44,977
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand A 89 $26,272
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers B+ 71 $23,329
35-3011 Bartenders B 61 $30,841
53-3033 Light truck or delivery services drivers B 58 $29,038
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment B 50 $22,279
53-3022 Bus drivers, school or special client B 46 $26,615
53-7051 Industrial truck and tractor operators B 45 $38,482
43-5071 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks B 30 $31,641
51-9198 Helpers--production workers B 19 $31,508
SOC Code SOC Title Grade Annual Openings Avg. Wage
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers B+ 242 $41,850
31-1014 Nursing assistants B 144 $23,578
49-9071 Maintenance and repair workers, general B+ 133 $34,517
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers B+ 130 $35,267
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks B 106 $32,423
35-2014 Cooks, restaurant B 83 $20,023
25-9041 Teacher assistants B+ 81 $22,386
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers B+ 70 $52,805
49-3023 Automotive service technicians and mechanics B 57 $31,993
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products B+ 56 $51,030
29-2052 Pharmacy technicians A 54 $27,026
41-3099 Sales representatives, services, all other B+ 48 $47,630
51-9111 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders B+ 43 $33,386
51-4041 Machinists B+ 40 $45,391
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers B+ 39 $74,139
43-6013 Medical Secretaries B 36 $30,517
47-2111 Electricians B+ 34 $63,290
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers B 34 $36,922
47-2031 Carpenters B 28 $41,555
49-1011 First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers B 28 $60,674
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics A 28 $60,787
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists B 27 $42,496
49-3031 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists B 27 $39,078
31-9092 Medical Assistants B 26 $28,033
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks B 24 $34,641
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic B 21 $42,077
21-1093 Social and human service assistants B 20 $27,634
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance B+ 20 $51,979
31-9091 Dental Assistants B 19 $35,919
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks B 17 $38,946
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers B 14 $58,704
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants B 11 $54,786
49-9021 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers B 11 $33,589
31-2021 Physical therapist assistants B+ 10 $51,421
29-2021 Dental hygienists B+ 9 $68,771
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists B 7 $51,685
37-2021 Pest Control Workers B 7 $32,982
49-9099 Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other B 6 $57,777
29-1126 Respiratory therapists B 5 $51,511
SOC Code SOC Title Grade Annual Openings Avg. Wage
11-1021 General and operations managers A 126 $71,387
25-2021 Elementary school teachers, except special education B+ 110 $46,813
25-3098 Substitute Teachers B+ 87 $23,064
25-2031 Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education B+ 86 $42,516
29-1141 Registered nurses A 78 $53,883
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers B+ 53 $33,672
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors B+ 41 $51,164
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors B 35 $42,717
11-3031 Financial Managers A 31 $82,426
11-9199 Managers, All Other B+ 30 $59,599
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers B+ 29 $37,974
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education B 28 $43,181
29-1051 Pharmacists A 21 $122,671
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School A 19 $85,999
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers A 19 $86,198
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists B+ 19 $40,814
25-1071 Health specialties teachers, postsecondary A+ 18 $106,343
13-2072 Loan Officers B 17 $60,481
13-1051 Cost Estimators B 13 $49,143
13-1071 Human resources specialists B 13 $50,694
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists A 13 $63,512
11-9021 Construction managers A 10 $113,380
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists B+ 10 $59,574
17-2112 Industrial engineers A 10 $85,798
11-3051 Industrial production managers B+ 9 $92,883
25-4021 Librarians B 9 $45,281
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers B+ 8 $73,619
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary A 8 $0
27-2022 Coaches and scouts B 8 $43,261
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers B 7 $45,802
13-1121 Meeting, convention, and event planners B 7 $34,186
17-2051 Civil Engineers B 7 $65,731
21-1022 Healthcare social workers B 7 $38,562
29-1171 Nurse practitioners A 7 $86,305
11-3021 Computer and information systems managers A 6 $105,284
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other B 6 $51,449
29-1123 Physical therapists A 6 $81,024
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products B+ 6 $91,624
13-2051 Financial Analysts B+ 5 $86,950
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts B 5 $69,982
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers B 5 $79,240
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary A 5 $83,508
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary B 5 $0
29-1122 Occupational therapists A 5 $85,043
11-2022 Sales managers A 4 $104,769
13-1081 Logisticians B+ 4 $82,132
23-1011 Lawyers B 4 $86,940
11-3121 Human Resources Managers B+ 3 $106,112
29-1131 Veterinarians B+ 3 $69,534