Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for architects (except landscape and naval) in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architects (except landscape and naval) among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,930
25th Percentile Wage
$53,950
50th Percentile Wage
$68,760
75th Percentile Wage
$87,860
90th Percentile Wage
$114,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.68
25th Percentile Wage
$25.94
50th Percentile Wage
$33.06
75th Percentile Wage
$42.24
90th Percentile Wage
$54.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.91. The median hourly salary is $33.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.68.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architects (except landscape and naval) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,7602.40%5.15%
201567,1101.48%-
201466,1200.18%-
201366,0001.18%-
201265,220--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in state of Iowa ranges from $59,080 to $77,900. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $77,900. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $76,440). The lowest paying area is Waterloo-Cedar Falls with a median annual salary of $59,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$77,900
Cedar Rapids
$76,440
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$69,950
Iowa City
$63,820
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$59,080


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