How Much do Construction Laborers Make in Missouri?

Do construction laborers in Missouri make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Missouri construction laborers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction laborers in Missouri earn an average of $48,740 a year, equivalent to $23.43 an hour.

This is 17% more than construction laborers nationwide and 2% more than the typical Missouri worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Missouri Construction Laborer Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $36.80 $76,540
75th $31.33 $65,160
50th $21.61 $44,940
25th $15.94 $33,150
10th $13.22 $27,490
Missouri Construction Laborers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Cape Girardeau $18.18 $37,810
Columbia $19.48 $40,510
Jefferson City $20.43 $42,500
Joplin $19.45 $40,460
Kansas City $21.21 $44,120
Springfield $19.15 $39,830
St. Joseph $20.24 $42,100
St. Louis $26.35 $54,820
Missouri Construction Laborer Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $23.43 $48,740
2018 $22.73 $47,270
2017 $21.90 $45,540
2016 $20.51 $42,660
2015 $19.86 $41,310
2014 $19.12 $39,770
2013 $19.78 $41,140
2012 $19.55 $40,670
2011 $19.54 $40,640