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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers amongst Missouri cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineers in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,490
25th Percentile Wage
$61,710
50th Percentile Wage
$76,080
75th Percentile Wage
$95,110
90th Percentile Wage
$121,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,080
0.75% 8.85%
2016
$75,510
3.44% -
2015
$72,910
4.46% -
2014
$69,660
1.84% -
2013
$68,380
-1.42% -
2012
$69,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Missouri ranges from $66,370 to $80,480. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $80,480. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $76,900). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$80,480
Kansas City
$76,900
Columbia
$75,010
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$74,570
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$72,580
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$71,080
St Joseph
$71,070
Joplin
$69,840
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$68,780
Springfield
$68,750
Jefferson City
$67,610
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$67,480
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$66,370




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