Missouri Employment Projections

(Jefferson City) New projections are out for Missouri’s employment.

The 2020 to 2030 industry projections by the Missouri Economic and Information Center show employment in the state is expected to grow by seven-point-three percent during the decade.

Some high-growth industries are the ones still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, others will reflect Missouri’s growing and changing economy.

At nearly 12 percent (11.7%), the Ozarks region is projected to grow the fastest.

The Northeast, Southeast and Northwest regions are projected to grow at a rate of three percent or less.