County Average Wages

2018 Total Wages for All Industries
Private Ownership

County Avg Annual
Wages
Avg Hourly
Wage
ADAIR $31,710 $15.25
ANDREW $33,459 $16.09
ATCHISON $32,225 $15.49
AUDRAIN $36,336 $17.47
BARRY $39,548 $19.01
BARTON $31,932 $15.35
BATES $32,126 $15.45
BENTON $28,149 $13.53
BOLLINGER $29,588 $14.23
BOONE $39,186 $18.84
BUCHANAN $45,012 $21.64
BUTLER $32,167 $15.46
CALDWELL $33,494 $16.10
CALLAWAY $45,239 $21.75
CAMDEN $33,179 $15.95
CAPE GIRARDEAU $40,625 $19.53
CARROLL $33,712 $16.21
CARTER $23,819 $11.45
CASS $35,405 $17.02
CEDAR $26,462 $12.72
CHARITON $31,915 $15.34
CHRISTIAN $32,150 $15.46
CLARK $25,468 $12.24
CLAY $48,500 $23.32
CLINTON $34,115 $16.40
COLE $41,270 $19.84
COOPER $32,779 $15.76
CRAWFORD $37,082 $17.83
DADE $30,966 $14.89
DALLAS $23,888 $11.48
DAVIESS $28,389 $13.65
DEKALB $34,040 $16.37
DENT $28,606 $13.75
DOUGLAS $26,084 $12.54
DUNKLIN $26,386 $12.69
FRANKLIN $40,553 $19.50
GASCONADE $29,687 $14.27
GENTRY $34,470 $16.57
GREENE $42,907 $20.63
GRUNDY $36,171 $17.39
HARRISON $29,041 $13.96
HENRY $34,320 $16.50
HICKORY $24,416 $11.74
HOLT $37,956 $18.25
HOWARD $31,757 $15.27
HOWELL $33,019 $15.87
IRON $40,698 $19.57
JACKSON $56,491 $27.16
JASPER $39,816 $19.14
JEFFERSON $37,287 $17.93
JOHNSON $31,832 $15.30
KNOX $28,283 $13.60
LACLEDE $34,328 $16.50
LAFAYETTE $32,518 $15.63
LAWRENCE $36,541 $17.57
LEWIS $33,189 $15.96
LINCOLN $39,850 $19.16
LINN $35,441 $17.04
LIVINGSTON $33,704 $16.20
MCDONALD $35,575 $17.10
MACON $31,423 $15.11
MADISON $29,323 $14.10
MARIES $32,009 $15.39
MARION $37,700 $18.13
MERCER $35,769 $17.20
MILLER $31,513 $15.15
MISSISSIPPI $30,929 $14.87
MONITEAU $35,203 $16.92
MONROE $31,933 $15.35
MONTGOMERY $35,055 $16.85
MORGAN $28,551 $13.73
NEW MADRID $35,359 $17.00
NEWTON $40,758 $19.60
NODAWAY $35,484 $17.06
OREGON $23,861 $11.47
OSAGE $36,821 $17.70
OZARK $24,264 $11.67
PEMISCOT $27,870 $13.40
PERRY $37,907 $18.22
PETTIS $34,448 $16.56
PHELPS $36,040 $17.33
PIKE $32,366 $15.56
PLATTE $46,961 $22.58
POLK $30,965 $14.89
PULASKI $28,066 $13.49
PUTNAM $25,581 $12.30
RALLS $45,761 $22.00
RANDOLPH $37,693 $18.12
RAY $36,223 $17.41
REYNOLDS $35,798 $17.21
RIPLEY $22,059 $10.61
ST CHARLES $45,889 $22.06
ST. CLAIR $25,269 $12.15
STE. GENEVIEVE $43,648 $20.98
ST. FRANCOIS $31,494 $15.14
ST LOUIS CO $61,440 $29.54
SALINE $35,921 $17.27
SCHUYLER $26,499 $12.74
SCOTLAND $26,168 $12.58
SCOTT $36,892 $17.74
SHANNON $24,432 $11.75
SHELBY $30,823 $14.82
STODDARD $36,891 $17.74
STONE $29,198 $14.04
SULLIVAN $41,797 $20.09
TANEY $30,760 $14.79
TEXAS $28,863 $13.88
VERNON $37,174 $17.87
WARREN $38,415 $18.47
WASHINGTON $26,605 $12.79
WAYNE $23,686 $11.39
WEBSTER $33,138 $15.93
WORTH $26,834 $12.90
WRIGHT $29,753 $14.30
ST LOUIS CITY $61,171 $29.41
STATEWIDE $49,586 $23.84

2018 Total Wages for All Industries
Private and Public

County Avg Annual
Wages
Avg Hourly
Wage
ADAIR $33,319 $16.02
ANDREW $32,635 $15.69
ATCHISON $31,850 $15.31
AUDRAIN $36,311 $17.46
BARRY $39,008 $18.75
BARTON $31,671 $15.23
BATES $33,213 $15.97
BENTON $30,310 $14.57
BOLLINGER $29,760 $14.31
BOONE $44,083 $21.19
BUCHANAN $44,501 $21.39
BUTLER $34,132 $16.41
CALDWELL $32,021 $15.39
CALLAWAY $42,578 $20.47
CAMDEN $33,317 $16.02
CAPE GIRARDEAU $40,407 $19.43
CARROLL $33,339 $16.03
CARTER $26,854 $12.91
CASS $36,145 $17.38
CEDAR $28,326 $13.62
CHARITON $31,235 $15.02
CHRISTIAN $32,915 $15.82
CLARK $26,487 $12.73
CLAY $48,495 $23.31
CLINTON $34,649 $16.66
COLE $42,058 $20.22
COOPER $33,094 $15.91
CRAWFORD $36,414 $17.51
DADE $29,303 $14.09
DALLAS $26,687 $12.83
DAVIESS $28,495 $13.70
DEKALB $34,743 $16.70
DENT $30,291 $14.56
DOUGLAS $27,721 $13.33
DUNKLIN $27,814 $13.37
FRANKLIN $40,261 $19.36
GASCONADE $30,555 $14.69
GENTRY $33,608 $16.16
GREENE $43,199 $20.77
GRUNDY $34,354 $16.52
HARRISON $30,543 $14.68
HENRY $36,691 $17.64
HICKORY $25,941 $12.47
HOLT $35,894 $17.26
HOWARD $31,262 $15.03
HOWELL $33,316 $16.02
IRON $39,335 $18.91
JACKSON $56,524 $27.18
JASPER $39,413 $18.95
JEFFERSON $37,801 $18.17
JOHNSON $36,521 $17.56
KNOX $27,713 $13.32
LACLEDE $34,510 $16.59
LAFAYETTE $32,460 $15.61
LAWRENCE $37,080 $17.83
LEWIS $32,276 $15.52
LINCOLN $39,601 $19.04
LINN $34,329 $16.50
LIVINGSTON $33,959 $16.33
MCDONALD $35,564 $17.10
MACON $32,644 $15.69
MADISON $30,293 $14.56
MARIES $30,721 $14.77
MARION $37,596 $18.08
MERCER $35,004 $16.83
MILLER $32,040 $15.40
MISSISSIPPI $31,500 $15.14
MONITEAU $34,755 $16.71
MONROE $31,883 $15.33
MONTGOMERY $34,703 $16.68
MORGAN $28,762 $13.83
NEW MADRID $35,163 $16.91
NEWTON $40,043 $19.25
NODAWAY $35,651 $17.14
OREGON $25,145 $12.09
OSAGE $35,909 $17.26
OZARK $25,324 $12.18
PEMISCOT $29,459 $14.16
PERRY $37,959 $18.25
PETTIS $35,090 $16.87
PHELPS $39,429 $18.96
PIKE $33,090 $15.91
PLATTE $47,193 $22.69
POLK $34,794 $16.73
PULASKI $37,660 $18.11
PUTNAM $28,273 $13.59
RALLS $44,967 $21.62
RANDOLPH $36,886 $17.73
RAY $35,687 $17.16
REYNOLDS $34,262 $16.47
RIPLEY $25,539 $12.28
ST CHARLES $45,713 $21.98
ST. CLAIR $27,474 $13.21
STE. GENEVIEVE $43,514 $20.92
ST. FRANCOIS $32,285 $15.52
ST LOUIS CO $60,537 $29.10
SALINE $35,545 $17.09
SCHUYLER $25,991 $12.50
SCOTLAND $31,557 $15.17
SCOTT $37,064 $17.82
SHANNON $25,622 $12.32
SHELBY $28,813 $13.85
STODDARD $36,480 $17.54
STONE $29,887 $14.37
SULLIVAN $40,344 $19.40
TANEY $31,381 $15.09
TEXAS $30,606 $14.71
VERNON $36,859 $17.72
WARREN $38,460 $18.49
WASHINGTON $30,029 $14.44
WAYNE $25,455 $12.24
WEBSTER $33,414 $16.06
WORTH $26,752 $12.86
WRIGHT $30,043 $14.44
ST LOUIS CITY $60,542 $29.11
STATEWIDE $49,050 $23.58


*These figures are derived from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. A cooperative program between the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Missouri Department of Economic DevelopmentSource: MERIC, Quarterly Census of Employment 2018

These wages represent an average for all industries, both public and private.

Average Hourly Wage is calculated by dividing Total Wages by Average Employment by 2,080 hours (52 weeks x 40 hours) across all industries.

Average Annual Wage is calculated by dividing Total Wages by Average Employment across all industries.