National Salary » Top Paying Jobs in USA » Top Paying Jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA is chief executive with an average annual salary of $185,730. The second highest paying job is farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural manager (average salary $129,180). The salary and the employment information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$185,730
570
2 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$129,180
0
3 Natural Sciences Managers
$124,700
140
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$122,350
1,130
5 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$113,440
260
6 Marketing Managers
$111,830
700
7 Legislators
$111,710
750
8 Computer Hardware Engineers
$111,100
130
9 Financial Managers
$107,410
3,610
10 Sales Managers
$101,860
1,220
11 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$101,030
70
12 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$99,530
660
13 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$98,990
100
14 Human Resources Managers
$96,900
440
15 General and Operations Managers
$89,960
6,930
16 Purchasing Managers
$89,670
90
17 All Other Managers
$89,490
920
18 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$89,420
390
19 Industrial Production Managers
$87,920
340
20 Art Directors
$85,890
70
21 Construction Managers
$82,920
980
22 Administrative Services Managers
$80,280
710
23 Medical and Health Services Managers
$79,200
1,190
24 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$77,370
300
25 Training and Development Managers
$76,650
160
26 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$76,450
350
27 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$75,830
30
28 Labor Relations Specialists
$74,040
290
29 Budget Analysts
$73,130
130
30 Management Analysts
$72,810
2,430
31 Other Education Administrators
$72,630
70
32 Emergency Management Directors
$67,890
40
33 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$67,440
0
34 Other Business Operations Specialists
$67,420
3,120
35 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$67,070
40
36 Compliance Officers
$66,000
700
37 Accountants and Auditors
$64,400
3,120
38 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$62,650
230
39 Forensic Science Technicians
$62,570
80
40 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$62,370
1,980
41 Financial Examiners
$61,850
730
42 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$61,220
130
43 Cost Estimators
$61,030
590
44 Social and Community Service Managers
$60,530
460
45 Training and Development Specialists
$60,320
890
46 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$57,840
510
47 Logisticians
$56,680
370
48 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$56,570
1,900
49 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$55,470
40
50 Human Resources Specialists
$55,270
1,400
51 Respiratory Therapists
$50,910
130
52 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$50,620
40
53 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$50,020
30
54 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$49,450
0
55 Tapers
$49,180
0
56 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$48,480
120
57 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$47,850
40
58 Property, Real Estate Managers
$46,940
490
59 Other Teachers and Instructors
$46,350
150
60 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$46,270
60
61 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$45,940
0
62 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$44,980
260
63 Lodging Managers
$44,850
80
64 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$44,030
30
65 Food Service Managers
$44,010
630
66 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$42,450
100
67 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$42,170
0
68 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
$41,990
260
69 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
$41,890
0
70 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$41,120
60
71 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
$40,960
0
72 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
$40,890
90
73 Agricultural Inspectors
$40,090
40
74 Fundraisers
$39,990
300
75 All Occupations
$38,850
353,570
76 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$38,200
80
77 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$38,140
130
78 Animal Control Workers
$36,390
40
79 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$36,080
190
80 Correspondence Clerks
$34,570
50
81 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
$34,370
40
82 Bill and Account Collectors
$33,580
1,710
83 Medical Equipment Preparers
$31,930
90
84 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$31,050
80
85 Fence Erectors
$30,810
260
86 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
$29,870
40
87 Carpenters Helpers
$29,810
80
88 Other Construction and Related Workers
$29,670
90
89 Psychiatric Aides
$28,180
150
90 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
$27,460
90
91 Animal Trainers
$26,190
0
92 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
$25,320
70
93 Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla
$23,980
70
94 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
$23,340
60
95 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
$23,030
100
96 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$22,000
30

Also see The most popular jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA.

Also see The most popular jobs in Iowa, The top paying jobs in Iowa.




Highest paying jobs in USA