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 statistics of architectural and engineering managers in Ames is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Architectural and Engineering Managers in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,840
25th Percentile Wage
$96,040
50th Percentile Wage
$106,230
75th Percentile Wage
$123,200
90th Percentile Wage
$134,570

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 $134,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $80,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architectural and engineering managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$106,230
3.50% -4.61%
2016
$102,510
-2.33% -
2015
$104,900
-3.00% -
2014
$108,050
-7.64% -
2013
$116,300
4.45% -
2012
$111,130
- -

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 $106,230 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 18.1 percent (18.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Davenport-Moline-Rock Island and 6.5 percent (6.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$129,750
Iowa City
$118,100
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$115,220
Cedar Rapids
$114,210
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$113,440
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$109,670
Ames
$106,230
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$103,810
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$102,890
Dubuque
$100,390
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$99,290



See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.