We now have Quarter 3 H1B visa FY 2022 data and Quarter 3 PERM visa FY 2022 data.
Missouri Foreign Labor Visa Stats (All Years)
% of all Visas
As of May 2022, Missouri has seen a total of 85,269 visa workers across all visa types. The most common visa class in Missouri is the H-1B visa with 77,134 H-1B visas on record over all years accounting for 90.46% of Missouri's total visas.
The second most prevalent visa is the PERM visa with 6,518 PERM visas on record over all years accounting for 7.64% of Missouri's total visas.
Missouri has been in the H1B Visa program since 2011 where 3,283 employees were hired. Missouri peaked in 2021 with 9,367 employees, and has since been on a decline with the most recent number of employees being 8,788 in 2022.
Top Countries with Workers in Missouri From PERM Program (All Years)
Missouri Wage Comparison to Other States (All Years)
The chart below compares The average wage in Missouri to that of the
top 9 states with the highest overall average H1-B wage.
The average wage in Missouri over all years is $74,919. The state with the highest average wage of H1-B workers for all
states is CA with an average wage of $100,858.