How Much do Secretaries Make in Missouri?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, secretaries in Missouri earn an average of $36,210 a year, equivalent to $17.41 an hour.

This is 8% less than secretaries nationwide and 24% less than the typical Missouri worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Missouri Secretarie Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $25.55 $53,140
75th $20.82 $43,310
50th $16.69 $34,710
25th $13.24 $27,530
10th $10.64 $22,130
Missouri Secretaries Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Cape Girardeau $14.88 $30,950
Columbia $17.65 $36,720
Jefferson City $15.90 $33,070
Joplin $14.40 $29,960
Kansas City $18.41 $38,300
Springfield $15.22 $31,660
St. Joseph $15.75 $32,760
St. Louis $18.74 $38,970
Missouri Secretarie Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $17.41 $36,210
2018 $16.83 $35,010
2017 $16.15 $33,590
2016 $15.84 $32,940
2015 $15.27 $31,760
2014 $15.20 $31,610
2013 $14.84 $30,860
2012 $14.52 $30,200
2011 $14.01 $29,140