Animal Scientist Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for animal scientists in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of animal scientists amongst Iowa cities 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 Animal Scientists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,040
25th Percentile Wage
$56,830
50th Percentile Wage
$71,850
75th Percentile Wage
$95,190
90th Percentile Wage
$119,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for animal scientists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,850
8.49% 9.28%
2016
$65,750
11.16% -
2015
$58,410
-1.58% -
2014
$59,330
0.86% -
2013
$58,820
-10.81% -
2012
$65,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Animal Scientists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of animal scientists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of animal scientists in state of Iowa ranges from $59,000 to $76,210. The highest paying area for animal scientists in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $76,210. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $60,150). The lowest paying area is Ames with a median annual salary of $59,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$76,210
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$60,150
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$60,000
Ames
$59,000




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