What kind of jobs are there in St. Louis, MO?

Jobs are available in St. Louis in the bioscience, consumer services and goods, energy, financial services, health care, information technology, manufacturing, and transportation and distribution sectors. 

Allied Healthcare Products, Energizer and Edward Jones are among the companies headquartered here. 

Other major employers in the St. Louis area include Barnes-Jewish Hospital, SSM Health, Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Boeing, Washington University in St. Louis and Saint Louis University

Job Market Index

Index Score: 6.9 /10

How we calculate this.


St. Louis has a less healthy job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


St. Louis
$50,250

USA
$51,960

Unemployment Rate 2019

3.3%
of people are without a job

0.4% lower than national average

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top Industries in St. Louis

Health Care and Social Assistance

Total Employment
218,900
Nursing Aide
Salary: $24.34k - $33.58k

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Employment
128,199
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18.82k - $28.28k

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Total Employment
84,300
Janitor
Salary: $21.99k - $33.49k