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Missouri Real Time

Labor Market Summary

May 2012, Statewide Summary

A summary of real time labor market analysis for the past 60 days across the state indicates:

  • The total number of new job postings totaled 72,877 for the State.
  • The industry with the most job postings was Hospitals, including employers such as Mercy Health System, Barnes Jewish Hospital, and Health Corporation of America.
  • The top three occupations with the highest number of job postings were Registered Nurses, Retail Salespersons, and Truck Drivers.
  • More than two thirds (67%) of the job postings were permanent full-time positions.
  • St. Louis, MO included the most job postings of all Missouri Metropolitan areas.

Missouri Top Industry Postings

 

INDUSTRIES WITH TOP POSTINGS

Hospitals

JOB ADS

5,843

Banks

1,656

Health Practitioner Offices

1,389

Insurance Companies

1,295

Colleges / Universities

1,237

Hotels & Other Accommodation

1,103

Scientific Research & Dev. Services

871

Computer Systems Design

845

Security

801

Employment Services

744

To Read More, Visit Missouri Department of Economic Development >>