Health care, technology sectors dominate Missouri’s current, projected labor market | News


(The Center Square) – As the nation’s workforce celebrates Labor Day, a new Missouri report shows the sectors with the most jobs, areas where job seekers are pursuing employment and projected growth. Jobs in health care and technology dominate the current and projected labor market.

“Labor Supply & Demand” was published in July by the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center and the department of higher education and workforce development.

The report examines information from job seekers’ registrations in Missouri’s job-seeker support system,, from May 1, 2020, to May 1, 2021. The analysis also reviewed  online job advertisements posted during the same time period.

The research examined approximately 200,000 new job seeker registrations in Missouri’s workforce data system, where job…

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