Business & Industrial

The Labor Force

Local employers draw from an independent labor force with a strong work ethic, a product of Hermann's German heritage. Gasconade County enjoys a low unemployment rate, but it should be noted that nearly a third of all workers commute to jobs outside the county.

Typical Starting Hourly Wages

Clerical worker $8.00 to $10.00
Retail sales clerk $6.25 to $12.00
Production worker $7.50 to $15.00
Farm laborer $6.50 to $10.00

Major Employers

Damhorst Toys
Toys
First Bank Systems
Records Center
Gasconade County R-1 School Dist.
Educational System (Preschool - 12)
Graf Printing
Printing Supplies, Recycle Programs
Frene Valley Health Center
Long Term Health Care Services
Hermann Area District Hospital
Health Care Services
Hermannhof Winery
Wines, Sausage, & Juice
HOME, Inc.
Metal Enclosures
Morrison Apparel
Uniforms
Laser Light Technology
Complete Laser Process
Lennertson Sample Co.
Fabric Sample Books
Moore Gear
Gears & Gear Racks
Pretium Packaging
Plastic Bottles
Stone Hill Winery
Bottled Wine & Juice
Tri-County Trucking
Hauling, Heavy Duty Equipment, & Sand Plant


CITY of HERMANN ~ 573-486-5400 | VISITOR INFORMATION ~ 800-932-8687