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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Missouri

What professions added the most jobs in Missouri? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Missouri is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Missouri

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Missouri increased from 2,588,450 to 2,673,640 with a net gain of 85,190. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive with 27,270 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides with 27,270 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
2,588,450
2,673,640 85,190 3.29% $30,740
2 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
31,740
59,010 27,270 85.92% $27,380
3 Personal Care Aides
17,250
33,020 15,770 91.42% $18,190
4 General and Operations Managers
38,720
49,190 10,470 27.04% $74,630
5 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
10,300
16,250 5,950 57.77% $46,100
6 Customer Service Representatives
44,860
50,480 5,620 12.53% $28,230
7 Retail Salespersons
77,740
83,310 5,570 7.16% $19,880
8 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
35,550
40,850 5,300 14.91% $22,920
9 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
3,240
7,420 4,180 129.01% $60,440
10 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
10,800
14,390 3,590 33.24% $20,540
11 Cooks, Fast Food
7,480
11,030 3,550 47.46% $17,310
12 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
16,580
20,020 3,440 20.75% $29,010
13 Family and General Practitioners
3,340
6,650 3,310 99.10% $
14 Graduate Teaching Assistants
880
3,920 3,040 345.45% $24,300
15 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
4,390
7,320 2,930 66.74% $18,670
16 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
690
3,340 2,650 384.06% $65,380
17 Waiters and Waitresses
49,230
51,880 2,650 5.38% $17,520
18 Financial Managers
6,070
8,540 2,470 40.69% $101,540
19 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
4,730
7,160 2,430 51.37% $25,020
20 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
2,740
5,080 2,340 85.40% $26,210
21 Helpers--Production Workers
7,390
9,510 2,120 28.69% $23,040
22 Managers, All Other
4,490
6,570 2,080 46.33% $86,350
23 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
3,100
5,160 2,060 66.45% $54,760
24 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
7,780
9,690 1,910 24.55% $34,270
25 Food Batchmakers
2,960
4,860 1,900 64.19% $30,820
26 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
26,780
28,620 1,840 6.87% $32,520
27 Loan Officers
5,880
7,640 1,760 29.93% $57,150
28 Construction Laborers
15,260
16,910 1,650 10.81% $37,500
29 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
14,440
16,060 1,620 11.22% $33,620
30 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
2,470
4,020 1,550 62.75% $17,090
31 Sales Managers
4,550
6,020 1,470 32.31% $90,830
32 Firefighters
5,380
6,850 1,470 27.32% $42,700
33 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
1,370
2,810 1,440 105.11% $36,910
34 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
3,750
5,180 1,430 38.13% $30,390
35 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
950
2,330 1,380 145.26% $37,830
36 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
6,040
7,360 1,320 21.85% $56,910
37 Mental Health Counselors
880
2,170 1,290 146.59% $34,390
38 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
23,080
24,280 1,200 5.20% $33,730
39 Medical Assistants
8,300
9,480 1,180 14.22% $25,760
40 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
1,240
2,320 1,080 87.10% $20,790
41 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
2,010
3,080 1,070 53.23% $33,470
42 Billing and Posting Clerks
9,040
10,080 1,040 11.50% $29,220
43 Computer Programmers
6,870
7,900 1,030 14.99% $67,440
44 Construction Managers
2,930
3,950 1,020 34.81% $78,660
45 Residential Advisors
1,000
2,020 1,020 102.00% $23,860
46 Industrial Production Managers
2,480
3,460 980 39.52% $78,160
47 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
5,000
5,980 980 19.60% $42,090
48 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
5,610
6,570 960 17.11% $17,710
49 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other
140
1,100 960 685.71% $20,000
50 Coaches and Scouts
3,500
4,440 940 26.86% $23,310

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of metal workers and plastic workers, all other with a growth rate of 718.18%. It is followed by the profession of textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other which grew by 685.71% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
110
900 790 718.18% $28,130
2 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other
140
1,100 960 685.71% $20,000
3 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
690
3,340 2,650 384.06% $65,380
4 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
170
760 590 347.06% $22,830
5 Graduate Teaching Assistants
880
3,920 3,040 345.45% $24,300
6 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
280
990 710 253.57% $28,190
7 Pourers and Casters, Metal
150
510 360 240.00% $37,700
8 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
370
1,020 650 175.68% $55,270
9 Animal Trainers
120
330 210 175.00% $25,500
10 Helpers--Carpenters
270
740 470 174.07% $28,340
11 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other
240
640 400 166.67% $37,570
12 Soil and Plant Scientists
150
390 240 160.00% $
13 Mental Health Counselors
880
2,170 1,290 146.59% $34,390
14 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
950
2,330 1,380 145.26% $37,830
15 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
190
450 260 136.84% $34,110
16 Biochemists and Biophysicists
500
1,160 660 132.00% $46,780
17 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
3,240
7,420 4,180 129.01% $60,440
18 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
310
670 360 116.13% $18,450
19 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
370
780 410 110.81% $29,710
20 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
390
820 430 110.26% $39,660
21 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
180
370 190 105.56% $33,770
22 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
1,370
2,810 1,440 105.11% $36,910
23 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
330
670 340 103.03% $74,430
24 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
880
1,780 900 102.27% $29,060
25 Chefs and Head Cooks
890
1,800 910 102.25% $43,540
26 Residential Advisors
1,000
2,020 1,020 102.00% $23,860
27 Landscape Architects
180
360 180 100.00% $49,830
28 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other
120
240 120 100.00% $27,760
29 Family and General Practitioners
3,340
6,650 3,310 99.10% $
30 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
1,020
1,960 940 92.16% $26,160
31 Personal Care Aides
17,250
33,020 15,770 91.42% $18,190
32 Fence Erectors
230
440 210 91.30% $24,850
33 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
180
340 160 88.89% $40,240
34 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
1,240
2,320 1,080 87.10% $20,790
35 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
31,740
59,010 27,270 85.92% $27,380
36 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
2,740
5,080 2,340 85.40% $26,210
37 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
190
350 160 84.21% $48,000
38 Upholsterers
410
750 340 82.93% $27,840
39 Medical Equipment Repairers
740
1,340 600 81.08% $37,070
40 Helpers--Electricians
250
450 200 80.00% $24,320
41 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
280
500 220 78.57% $
42 Food Scientists and Technologists
270
480 210 77.78% $61,690
43 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other
180
320 140 77.78% $33,190
44 Tax Preparers
930
1,650 720 77.42% $27,520
45 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
600
1,060 460 76.67% $33,830
46 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
1,010
1,760 750 74.26% $21,140
47 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
190
330 140 73.68% $40,890
48 Environmental Engineering Technicians
180
310 130 72.22% $37,910
49 Physician Assistants
720
1,220 500 69.44% $77,080
50 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
4,390
7,320 2,930 66.74% $18,670

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