Occupational Projections

Occupational Projections - Long-term and Short-term

Last Updated 4/12/2024

Occupational projections are calculated by applying staffing patterns supplied by the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program to industry projections. Occupational projections differ from industry projections, however, in that occupational projections include self-employed workers.

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Long-term Projections (Excel)

Short-term Projections 2023-2025 (Excel)

Short-term Occupational Summaries 2023-2025 - Top Openings (PDF)

Short-term Occupational Summaries 2023-2025 - Fastest Growing (PDF)

Missouri 2030-2030 Projected Growth and Recovery

The 2020 to 2030 projections, funded by the Program Year 2021 WIGS grant and published in July 2022, have unique considerations due to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. This brief details those considerations.