If there was any doubt about the significance of the Missouri State workforce, consider:
- More than 70 percent of Missouri State's $260 million budget is spent on people – salaries and benefits
- Missouri State's Springfield campus is the fifth-largest employer in Springfield.
- There are a total of 3,817 employees in the Missouri State System – 2,149 full-time and 1,668 part-time.
- On all campuses, there are 795 full-time faculty, 596 full-time administrators/ professionals and 758 full-time support staff
- On all campuses, there are 395 part-time faculty, 14 part-time professional staff, 767 part-time support staff and 492 graduate assistants