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Economy & Workforce


The formula for our highly productive workforce is our skilled and educated population coupled with a strong Midwestern work ethic. As the County seat, all employment sectors - industrial, service, government, education and health care - are represented throughout the Camdenton area. This diversity lends stability to our economy. The major employment anchors are government, education, health care, manufacturing, service and tourism. Opportunities are boundless for industries wanting to play a large role in the Camdenton economy.

At a Glance

  • Average annual wage (public and private) $27,852 (2012).
  • Average hourly wage (public and private) $13.39 (2012).
  • 89.8% of adults have at least a high school diploma.
  • 20.7% of adults have a bachelor’s degree or higher.