Belleville, IL. - Not all of the quality jobs in the St. Louis region are located in the Missouri side of the metro. In fact, many employers in the Metro East offer good-paying career opportunities that even rival what workers earn in St. Louis City or County.
For example, a job search on Indeed yields thousands of positions in Illinois communities like Belleville, O'Fallon, Granite City, and Edwardsville. Plus, many employers are hiking pay to attract the workers they need.
In short, here are 10 companies in the Metro East that are hiring to fill jobs paying more than $40 an hour.
1. Right Way Traffic Control, Inc. - Estimator/Project Manager
Right Way Traffic Control is recruiting a full-time estimator and project manager in Freeburg. The salary range for this opportunity is $60,000 to $80,000 a year.
2. Mayco Manufacturing - Production Supervisor
Mayco Manufacturing in Granite City, is hiring a molten metals 2nd shift production supervisor. The compensation range for this full-time job is $70,000 to $100,000 a year.
3. Apollo Medical - Physical Therapist
Apollo Medical is seeking a licensed physical therapist in Edwardsville. This position pays between $80,000 to $95,000 a year.
4. Wexford Health Sources, Inc. - Registered Nurse
Wexford Health Sources has an opening for an RN with a CPR certification. The likely pay range for this nursing job is $72,000 to $91,000 a year, according to Indeed's salary estimate for this role in Belleville.
5. US Defense Intelligence Agency - Staff Officer
The US Defense Intelligence Agency at Scott AFB, is recruiting a full-time staff officer. This position pays between $70,000 to $91,000 a year.
6. Eaton - Human Resources Generalist
Eaton is hiring an HR generalist in Highland. The salary range for this opportunity is $77,000 to $113,000 a year.
7. Safeguard Properties - Field Inspector
Safeguard Properties is seeking multiple field inspectors for contract roles in the Metro East. These opportunities can reportedly pay over $100,000 a year.
8. Columbia Quarry Co. - Superintendent
The Columbia Quarry Co. has multiple openings for full-time quarry superintendents. The pay range for these jobs is $80,000 to $130,000 a year.
9. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Caprenter
Southern Illinois University Edwardville, is recruiting a qualified carpenter for the school's Facilities Management department. This full-time position pays around $43 an hour.
10. Penske - Truck Driver
Finally, Penske is hiring multiple CDL Class A truck drivers in Granite City. These full-time truck driving jobs come with salaries of around $83,000 a year.