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Jefferson City Employment

Employment and Industries in the Jefferson City, Missouri Area

The tables here illustrate essential information about work and employment in the area. Information includes:

  • A table of the most numerous types of work found here, both for jobs generally requiring college degrees and jobs not requiring college degrees.
  • A table listing those careers significantly more common in Jefferson City than in other US cities; this is useful both for career planning and for understanding the nature of Jefferson City.
  • A list of the highest-paying jobs in Jefferson City.
  • A list of any large public companies in Jefferson City.

Jobs in Jefferson City

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations73950$40,590$19.52100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations13390$32,960$15.8414.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations5510$21,660$10.418.55
4Sales and Related Occupations5380$30,060$14.459.9
5Production Occupations5190$35,820$17.225.7
6Business and Financial Operations Occupations5150$54,820$26.355.25
7Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4070$59,040$28.395.8
8Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3990$29,550$14.216.55
9Management Occupations3670$81,270$39.076.15
10Education, Training, and Library Occupations3180$41,650$20.036.05
11Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations3170$44,600$21.443.8
12Construction and Extraction Occupations3150$47,650$22.914.45
13Healthcare Support Occupations2890$29,610$14.233
14Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive2820$32,350$15.551.5
15Computer and Mathematical Occupations2780$56,650$27.242.9
16Protective Service Occupations2630$37,640$18.092.2
17Personal Care and Service Occupations2330$25,950$12.484.3
18Office Clerks, General2290$29,680$14.271.9
19Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations2020$25,810$12.413.65
20Cashiers1770$19,720$9.482.2
21Retail Salespersons1770$25,730$12.372.85
22Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1640$18,980$9.132.3
23Community and Social Service Occupations1520$39,590$19.031.65
24Nursing Assistants1420$28,280$13.61
25Registered Nurses1400$57,810$27.791.95
26Customer Service Representatives1320$33,430$16.071.75
27Architecture and Engineering Occupations1190$67,460$32.441.7
28General and Operations Managers1150$86,950$41.81.5
29Accountants and Auditors1130$55,780$26.820.9
30Correctional Officers and Jailers1130$30,030$14.440.25
31Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1080$45,550$21.91.8
32Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1070$26,910$12.941.7
33Waiters and Waitresses950$20,450$9.831.7
34Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners890$24,910$11.981.55
35Maintenance and Repair Workers, General880$33,300$16.010.9
36Stock Clerks and Order Fillers830$26,410$12.71.3
37Legal Occupations790$58,300$28.030.8
38Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks770$33,270$161.05
39Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers750$33,160$15.941.2
40Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations690$53,700$25.820.8
41Network and Computer Systems Administrators680$59,410$28.560.25
42Cooks, Restaurant670$23,380$11.240.8
43Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers590$28,180$13.550.6
44Personal Care Aides590$22,790$10.961.5
45Construction Laborers560$40,530$19.490.8
46Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants550$46,130$22.180.35
47First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers550$56,260$27.050.4
48Childcare Workers530$22,160$10.660.8
49Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers530$27,540$13.240.8
50Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria500$23,090$11.10.3
51Carpenters490$47,580$22.880.7
52Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators490$42,750$20.550.2
53Computer Network Support Specialists490$43,800$21.060.1
54First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers490$28,610$13.760.6
55First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers490$46,360$22.290.95
56Business Operations Specialists, All Other470$61,720$29.670.7
57First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers460$33,120$15.921
58Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers450$28,120$13.520
59Public Relations Specialists440$63,840$30.690.2
60Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners430$20,370$9.790.9
61Sales Representatives, Services, All Other430$45,620$21.930.6
62Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses420$37,020$17.80.5
63Human Resources Specialists410$58,410$28.080.35
64Security Guards410$36,430$17.520.7
65Administrative Services Managers400$66,820$32.130.2
66Computer User Support Specialists380$45,070$21.670.4
67Electricians350$49,560$23.820.4
68Lawyers350$71,000$34.130.5
69Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics340$40,180$19.320.5
70Recreation Workers340$30,190$14.510.25
71First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers320$55,980$26.910.3
72Medical Secretaries320$32,140$15.450.4
73Bartenders310$22,180$10.660.4
74Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders310$28,800$13.850.2
75Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers310$41,070$19.740.4
76Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products300$51,240$24.630.9
77Management Analysts290$50,940$24.490.5
78Receptionists and Information Clerks290$26,310$12.650.7
79Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers290$38,890$18.70.3
80Child, Family, and School Social Workers280$35,180$16.910.2
81Court, Municipal, and License Clerks280$32,640$15.690.1
82Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks280$33,240$15.980.4
83Tellers270$25,320$12.170.3
84Bus Drivers, School or Special Client260$27,900$13.410.3
85Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors260$44,920$21.590.2
86Healthcare Social Workers260$41,100$19.760.1
87Compliance Officers250$45,330$21.790.2
88Loan Interviewers and Clerks250$34,780$16.720.15
89Environmental Engineers240$61,280$29.460
90Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health240$44,950$21.610.1
91Legal Support Workers, All Other240$38,430$18.480
92Civil Engineers230$68,160$32.770.2
93Medical Assistants230$29,660$14.260.45
94Pharmacists230$128,080$61.580.2
95Computer Systems Analysts220$65,520$31.50.4
96Detectives and Criminal Investigators220$46,720$22.460.1
97Financial Managers220$94,410$45.390.4
98Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers220$48,190$23.170.15
99Home Health Aides210$22,880$110.7
100Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators210$29,090$13.990.35
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Jobs More Common Near Jefferson City Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$40,59073,950
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$32,96013,390
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$21,6605,510
Sales and Related Occupations$30,0605,380
Production Occupations$35,8205,190
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$54,8205,150
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$59,0404,070
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$29,5503,990
Management Occupations$81,2703,670
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$41,6503,180
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,6003,170
Construction and Extraction Occupations$47,6503,150
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,6102,890
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,3502,820
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$56,6502,780
Protective Service Occupations$37,6402,630
Personal Care and Service Occupations$25,9502,330
Office Clerks, General$29,6802,290
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$25,8102,020
Cashiers$19,7201,770
Retail Salespersons$25,7301,770
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$18,9801,640
Community and Social Service Occupations$39,5901,520
Nursing Assistants$28,2801,420
Registered Nurses$57,8101,400
Customer Service Representatives$33,4301,320
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$67,4601,190
General and Operations Managers$86,9501,150
Accountants and Auditors$55,7801,130
Correctional Officers and Jailers$30,0301,130
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$45,5501,080
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$26,9101,070
Waiters and Waitresses$20,450950
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$24,910890
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$33,300880
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$26,410830
Legal Occupations$58,300790
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$33,270770
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$33,160750
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$53,700690
Network and Computer Systems Administrators$59,410680
Cooks, Restaurant$23,380670
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$28,180590
Personal Care Aides$22,790590
Construction Laborers$40,530560
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants$46,130550
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$56,260550
Childcare Workers$22,160530
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$27,540530
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria$23,090500

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Jefferson City, Missouri Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$40,59073,950
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$32,96013,390
Sales and Related Occupations$30,0605,380
Production Occupations$35,8205,190
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$54,8205,150
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$59,0404,070
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$29,5503,990
Management Occupations$81,2703,670
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$41,6503,180
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,6003,170
Construction and Extraction Occupations$47,6503,150
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,6102,890
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,3502,820
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$56,6502,780
Protective Service Occupations$37,6402,630
Personal Care and Service Occupations$25,9502,330
Office Clerks, General$29,6802,290
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$25,8102,020
Retail Salespersons$25,7301,770
Community and Social Service Occupations$39,5901,520
Nursing Assistants$28,2801,420
Registered Nurses$57,8101,400
Customer Service Representatives$33,4301,320
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$67,4601,190
General and Operations Managers$86,9501,150
Accountants and Auditors$55,7801,130
Correctional Officers and Jailers$30,0301,130
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$45,5501,080
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$26,9101,070
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$33,300880
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$26,410830
Legal Occupations$58,300790
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$33,270770
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$33,160750
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$53,700690
Network and Computer Systems Administrators$59,410680
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$28,180590
Construction Laborers$40,530560
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants$46,130550
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$56,260550
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$27,540530
Carpenters$47,580490
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators$42,750490
Computer Network Support Specialists$43,800490
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$28,610490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$46,360490
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$61,720470
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$33,120460
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$28,120450
Public Relations Specialists$63,840440

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