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Missouri Short-Term Occupational Projections  2022-2024

March 2023

New Missouri occupational projections for 2022-2024 estimate employment growth of 1.7 percent over the period. Occupational groups projected to have the fastest two-year growth rates are Construction and Extraction, Healthcare Support, and Personal Care and Service. Additional information by detailed occupation can be found HERE

Green tax initiatives for manufacturers in the Inflation Reduction Act

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Latest Missouri Monthly
Jobs Report

Missouri Economic Research and Information Center

Missouri nonfarm payroll employment increased by 16,700 jobs in April 2024, and the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.4 percent. Private industry employment increased by 16,400 jobs and government employment increased by 300 jobs. Over the year, there was an increase of 74,900 jobs from April 2023 to April 2024, and the unemployment rate increased by half of a percentage point, from 2.9 percent in April 2023 to 3.4 percent in April 2024.


In the week ending April 13, 2024, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 212,000, unchanged from the previous week's revised level. 

Department of Labor - April 18, 2024

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