Agricultural Engineer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for agricultural engineers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of agricultural engineers among Iowa 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 Agricultural Engineers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,470
25th Percentile Wage
$70,240
50th Percentile Wage
$83,740
75th Percentile Wage
$104,110
90th Percentile Wage
$124,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural engineers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of agricultural engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$83,740
-6.09% 17.02%
2016
$88,840
1.79% -
2015
$87,250
12.97% -
2014
$75,930
1.28% -
2013
$74,960
7.30% -
2012
$69,490
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Agricultural Engineers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of agricultural engineers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agricultural engineers in state of Iowa ranges from $63,130 to $91,780. The highest paying area for agricultural engineers in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $91,780. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $83,240). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$91,780
Cedar Rapids
$83,240
Ames
$82,150
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$63,130




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