Project Management Jobs in Missouri

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Missouri Ranks:
26
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
26
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
30
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
40
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
40
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
41
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary

The Show-Me State has a couple of standout areas where it shows project management professionals the money. In transportation, storage, and distribution management, it’s Kansas City and St. Louis, where earnings are $84,000 to $86,000 on average. For natural sciences managers, the places to be are St. Louis and Columbia, with wages of $116,000 to $118,000 yearly. Columbia is the one area with above-average salaries for industrial production managers, at 111% of the U.S. median, or $99,000. On the other hand, computer and information systems managers only earn 61% of the national average in Columbia and Jefferson City. Jefferson City also has the lowest wages for natural sciences managers, offering under $60,000 per year, or 51% of the U.S. average.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers 5,340 $104,880 87%
Construction Managers 4,260 $72,640 88%
Industrial Production Managers 3,090 $79,690 89%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 2,450 $114,100 91%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,650 $73,240 90%
Natural Sciences Managers 650 $100,710 87%
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City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,690 $122,730 98%
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,280 $112,800 90%
Springfield, MO 70 $90,370 72%
Jefferson City, MO 60 $104,960 84%
Joplin, MO 50 $96,460 77%
Columbia, MO 40 $98,730 79%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,100 $110,240 91%
Kansas City, MO-KS 2,670 $106,900 88%
Springfield, MO 240 $90,110 75%
Columbia, MO 130 $74,080 61%
Jefferson City, MO 100 $73,500 61%
Joplin, MO 60 $84,820 70%
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 40 $76,160 63%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,310 $81,160 98%
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,860 $74,140 90%
Springfield, MO 260 $59,150 71%
Columbia, MO 110 $58,920 71%
Jefferson City, MO 70 $68,710 83%
Joplin, MO 60 $65,360 79%
St. Joseph, MO-KS 60 $67,800 82%
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 60 $71,330 86%
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Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,620 $85,640 96%
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,040 $81,560 91%
Springfield, MO 140 $75,520 85%
Joplin, MO 130 $68,550 77%
St. Joseph, MO-KS 90 $72,250 81%
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 90 $87,520 98%
Jefferson City, MO 60 $67,900 76%
Columbia, MO 50 $99,160 111%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Natural Sciences Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 330 $118,470 102%
Kansas City, MO-KS 140 $99,920 86%
Jefferson City, MO 90 $59,580 51%
Columbia, MO 60 $116,030 100%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 920 $86,280 105%
Kansas City, MO-KS 920 $84,390 103%
Springfield, MO 140 $61,410 75%
Columbia, MO 40 $62,810 77%
Joplin, MO 40 $63,940 78%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012