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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 among Missouri areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,090
25th Percentile Wage
$62,550
50th Percentile Wage
$75,510
75th Percentile Wage
$93,150
90th Percentile Wage
$114,260

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 $114,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.52
25th Percentile Wage
$30.07
50th Percentile Wage
$36.29
75th Percentile Wage
$44.78
90th Percentile Wage
$54.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.93. The median hourly salary is $36.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.52.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,5103.44%8.16%
201572,9104.46%-
201469,6601.84%-
201368,380-1.42%-
201269,350--

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 $63,720 to $80,100. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $80,100. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $77,270). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $63,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$80,100
St Louis
$77,270
Columbia
$74,320
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$72,580
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$71,020
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$67,950
St Joseph
$67,430
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$67,040
Joplin
$66,370
Jefferson City
$65,800
Springfield
$65,180
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$63,720


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