Missouri Adds 13,000 Jobs; Unemployment Held Steady

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A new report says Missouri gained about 13,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in October while the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 6.9 percent.

The state Department of Economic Development released the figures Tuesday.

October’s biggest job increases were in the professional and business services sector, which added 6,700 jobs. The trade, transportation and utilities sector grew by 5,200, while hospitality and leisure added 1,800 jobs.

Read more on St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


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