Page was last updated August 11, 2021.Dent County Average Annual Wage - $31,466 ($15.12/hr) (effective until 6/30/2022)
Dent County is the southern most part of Missouri's Central Workforce Region, however, our skill sets and industry more closely align with the South Central Workforce Region. The Workforce Profiles for both Regions are available in the links below from the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC). Missouri's Central Workforce Region
Missouri's South Central Workforce Region
From the US Bureau of Labor Statistics
we can look at similar data with more detail and job variety, again by region, however, the regions are defined a bit differently:
One option for skilled labor within our region is to consider Hiring Veterans and Military Retirees
Many soon-to-be Veterans who retire through Fort Leonard Wood choose to stay in the region for the low cost of living and recreational opportunities. These are skilled individuals, many of which have another career ahead of them. Is their new career with your business?