All public bodies of Missouri contemplating construction work must get an Annual Wage Order from Labor Standards. The Annual Wage Order lists the prevailing wage rates on public construction projects in each county. The rates must be incorporated into the contract specifications for the job. This is the minimum wage rate required for the project. Employees are free to bargain for a higher rate of pay. Employers are free to pay a higher rate of pay.
This web site contains the Annual Wage Order for each county in Missouri and the City of St. Louis. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the files. You can install a free copy by clicking on the icon below. You can view and print an unofficial copy of the Annual Wage Order from the "Select a County" box below.
If you are a public body or acting on behalf of a public body, and would like to receive a copy of the Annual Wage Order, please complete the Request for Wage Determination form. You may also call the Division of Labor Standards at (573) 751-3403, or send your request in writing to the Missouri Division of Labor Standards, P.O. Box 449, Jefferson City, MO 65102.
NOTE: The "Unofficial Copy" of the Annual Wage Orders provided on this web page are for informational purposes only. They are not to be used for bidding purposes. The rates shown are what is current each day. Rates may not be correct for a specific project. If you need the rates for a specific project, please contact the public body involved to get the official copy that is in the bid specifications. Registered Requesters click the Login link below for access to your official copy.
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Annual Wage Order No. 22 is final and in effect as of May 20, 2015.
Annual Wage Order No. 23 has been filed with the Secretary of State and is available for review. Continue using Annual Wage order No. 22 until Annual Wage Order No. 23 becomes final.