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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

St. Joseph, Missouri Metro Area

MSA: St. Joseph, MO-KS
counties: Andrew (MO), Buchanan (MO), DeKalb (MO), Doniphan (KS)
Population (2016 estimate): 127,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 64,000
Average Earnings (2016): $39,800

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 1,840 34.8 0.7 $85,200
Business and Financial Operations 1,780 33.6 0.7 $54,300
IT and Mathematical 580 11.0 0.4 $63,940
Architecture and Engineering 530 10.0 0.6 $63,860
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 460 8.7 1.1 $55,180
Community and Social Services 980 18.6 1.3 $34,920
Legal and Judicial 180 3.3 0.4 $55,540
Education, Training, and Library 3,040 57.5 0.9 $41,780
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 490 9.2 0.7 $30,750
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,360 63.4 1.1 $52,920
Healthcare Support 1,460 27.6 1.0 $22,350
Protective Services 1,340 25.2 1.1 $32,110
Food Preparation and Serving Related 4,810 90.9 1.0 $19,060
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,310 24.7 0.8 $23,680
Personal Care and Services 1,690 31.9 1.0 $20,120
Sales and Related 5,470 103.4 1.0 $22,140
Office and Administrative Support 7,390 139.6 0.9 $30,310
Construction and Extraction 1,840 34.7 0.9 $49,430
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,600 49.1 1.3 $42,220
Production 7,170 135.5 2.1 $31,570
Transportation and Material Moving 4,250 80.2 1.2 $28,250

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