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Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of architectural and engineering managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of architectural and engineering managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines 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 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$77,260
25th Percentile Wage
$99,310
50th Percentile Wage
$113,440
75th Percentile Wage
$128,270
90th Percentile Wage
$154,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and engineering managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $154,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $77,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37.14
25th Percentile Wage
$47.74
50th Percentile Wage
$54.54
75th Percentile Wage
$61.67
90th Percentile Wage
$74.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and engineering managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.22. The median hourly salary is $54.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.14.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015113,4403.81%10.24%
2014109,1202.53%-
2013106,3604.27%-
2012101,820--

Table 3. Compare Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $113,440 in Des Moines-West Des Moines 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 Des Moines-West Des Moines is 6.6 percent (6.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Davenport-Moline-Rock Island and 14.7 percent (14.7%) 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 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.