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

St. Louis, Missouri Metro Area

MSA: St. Louis, MO-IL
Population (2016 estimate): 2.8 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.0%
NFP Employment (2016): 1.4 million
Average Earnings (2016): $45,320

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 66,660 49.6 1.0 $98,530
Business and Financial Operations 73,690 54.8 1.1 $67,230
IT and Mathematical 46,000 34.2 1.2 $80,390
Architecture and Engineering 21,420 15.9 0.9 $76,790
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 9,560 7.1 0.9 $52,890
Community and Social Services 19,010 14.1 1.0 $37,940
Legal and Judicial 9,670 7.2 0.9 $69,370
Education, Training, and Library 76,380 56.8 0.9 $46,320
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 18,320 13.6 1.0 $43,370
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 88,280 65.6 1.1 $56,800
Healthcare Support 39,900 29.7 1.0 $25,580
Protective Services 28,650 21.3 0.9 $37,410
Food Preparation and Serving Related 133,050 98.9 1.1 $19,370
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 42,750 31.8 1.0 $24,400
Personal Care and Services 48,880 36.3 1.1 $21,450
Sales and Related 136,350 101.4 1.0 $27,810
Office and Administrative Support 222,240 165.2 1.1 $34,490
Construction and Extraction 51,930 38.6 1.0 $58,750
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 50,270 37.4 1.0 $44,780
Production 79,100 58.8 0.9 $35,190
Transportation and Material Moving 81,900 60.9 0.9 $32,190

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