Missouri Department of Economic Development Releases May Jobs Report

The Missouri Department of Economic Development has released its annual jobs report for May. Jobs throughout the state continue to grow, as unemployment stands at a record low. During the month of May Non Farm pay roll jobs in Missouri increased by 2,500. Over a year’s time employment has grown by 31,000 jobs. Throughout the month of May the unemployment rate remained at 3.3%. Total or 101,321 citizens were unemployed state wide during the month of May. Jobs continue to grow in key industries throughout the state in manufacturing, healthcare, and food service.

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