The Missouri Engineer - Information

    Official Publication of the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers. Established 1937.


    Regular issues printed every other month: February/March, April/May, June/July, August/September, October/November and December/January.

    A special Professional Services Guide: "The Black Book," is published each year. Call The Missouri Engineer editorial office at 573-636-6949 for information and rates.

    Advertising Rates

    Display     1X     3X     6X
    Page   $780 $625 $545
    Island     650   525      450
    Half     575     460     405
    Fourth    390    315     275
    Eighth     225     180     160
    Column Inch     60     50     40

    Professional Card Listings:

    Business card ads run for six placements at annual rate of $270. Non-commissionable.

    Specifications: Ads must not exceed 21/4" wide x 11/8" tall. No borders/rules around copy. Colors (including B&W) defined as CMYK only (no RGB). Electronic file in .pdf format submitted as "press quality," 1200 dpi. Email file to Other accepted files .tif or .eps

    Classified Advertising:
    Up to 40 words, $25.00. Each additional 20 words or less, $15.00. Non-commissionable.

    Size of Advertising Units

    Page Size    Measurement
    Full    10" x 13"
    Island    7 ½ ' x 10"
    Half    10" x 6 1/2"
       4 7/8" x 13"
    Fourth    7 ½" x 4 1/4"
        4 7/8" x 6 1/2"
       2 3/8" x 13"
    Eighth   4 7/8" x 3"
       2 3/8" x 6 1/2"
    Column Inch    2 3/8" x 1"

    Ad Agency Commission
    15% allowed to recognized natinal advertising agencies

    Production Charges

    Special services such as preparation of artwork, reduction, proofs, color separations, color proofs, photography, etc. will be assessed additional charges for production.

    Mechanical Data

    Regular issues printed offset on newsprint. Trim size 11 1/4" x 14". Columns are 14 picas with one pica between. Halftone negatives should be 100-110 line screens.

    The Black Book printed offset in magazine format. Trim size 81/2- x 11". Columns are 14 picas with one pica between. Halftone negatives should be 133-line screens.


    All regular issues close on the 1st of the month preceding the month of publication. "The Black Book" issue closing date may be obtained by calling The Missouri Engineer editorial office at 573-636-6949.

    Approximately 1,750. Recent figures available upon request. Includes members of the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers; selected registered Missouri engineering, architectural and land survey corporations, legislators, leaders in construction, business and industry.

    For More Information

    Contact: Cherie L. Bishop
    Editor, The Missouri Engineer
    Missouri Society of Professional Engineers
    FAX: 573-636-5475 573-636-6949
    or write
    The Missouri Engineer
    200 East McCarty Street, Suite 200
    Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

    or go online

    Effective 05/01/2012