Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary Information in Ames, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of architectural and engineering managers in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of architectural and engineering managers in Ames is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Architectural and Engineering Managers in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,970
25th Percentile Wage
$85,100
50th Percentile Wage
$102,510
75th Percentile Wage
$119,230
90th Percentile Wage
$130,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and engineering managers in Ames, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $102,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.72
25th Percentile Wage
$40.90
50th Percentile Wage
$49.28
75th Percentile Wage
$57.32
90th Percentile Wage
$62.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and engineering managers in Ames, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.60. The median hourly salary is $49.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.72.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architectural and engineering managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016102,510-2.33%-8.41%
2015104,900-3.00%-
2014108,050-7.64%-
2013116,3004.45%-
2012111,130--

Table 3. Compare Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Ames with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $102,510 in Ames is in the middle of salary range for architectural and engineering managers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of architectural and engineering managers in Ames is 15.6 percent (15.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Davenport-Moline-Rock Island and 5.7 percent (5.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$121,440
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$117,640
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$114,950
Cedar Rapids
$114,210
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$113,440
Dubuque
$113,010
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$104,700
Ames
$102,510
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$100,970
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$96,710

See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.