Construction Laborers Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers amongst Missouri metropolitan 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 Construction Laborers in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,810
25th Percentile Wage
$29,030
50th Percentile Wage
$38,380
75th Percentile Wage
$55,540
90th Percentile Wage
$68,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,810.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.96
25th Percentile Wage
$13.96
50th Percentile Wage
$18.45
75th Percentile Wage
$26.70
90th Percentile Wage
$33.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction laborers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.13. The median hourly salary is $18.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.96.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,3802.84%-0.50%
201537,2902.47%-
201436,370-5.58%-
201338,400-0.44%-
201238,570--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Laborers in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Missouri ranges from $25,060 to $48,930. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $48,930. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $38,340). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $25,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$48,930
Kansas City
$38,340
Springfield
$36,000
Jefferson City
$34,790
St Joseph
$34,760
Columbia
$34,380
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$33,390
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$32,080
Joplin
$31,770
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$30,000
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$29,780
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$28,860
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$25,060



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