To preserve the valuable heritage of our small towns and to grow local economies for future generations to enjoy, we offer resources and guidance for rural Missouri communities.
March's job report showed that Missouri’s unemployment rate edged down to 3.6 percent in March, while payroll employment grew by 3,100 jobs.
Career Pathways for the Target Industries -PDF's
Missouri Retail & Restaurant Sales
Missouri 2016 retail & restaurant industry brief
Manufacturing Industry Brief
Missouri 2016 manufacturing industry brief
Average Annual Wages
Missouri 2016 wage and wage growth brief
Missouri Business By Size
Missouri businesses size, wages and industry brief
Brief covering which industries are most concentrated in Missouri
2016 Closing the Gap
Report over how to close the labor supply and demand gap