Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors amongst Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,330
25th Percentile Wage
$38,450
50th Percentile Wage
$49,920
75th Percentile Wage
$64,880
90th Percentile Wage
$76,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,920
9.17% 25.66%
2016
$45,340
-0.29% -
2015
$45,470
7.79% -
2014
$41,930
8.87% -
2013
$38,210
2.88% -
2012
$37,110
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of Iowa ranges from $36,970 to $64,920. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Iowa is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,920. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $49,100). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$64,920
Cedar Rapids
$49,100
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$44,780
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$44,030
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$43,130
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$36,970




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