Athletic Trainer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for athletic trainers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of athletic trainers 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 Athletic Trainers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,570
25th Percentile Wage
$38,660
50th Percentile Wage
$44,880
75th Percentile Wage
$50,670
90th Percentile Wage
$60,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletic trainers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,880
5.46% 20.68%
2016
$42,430
7.26% -
2015
$39,350
1.65% -
2014
$38,700
2.07% -
2013
$37,900
6.07% -
2012
$35,600
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Athletic Trainers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletic trainers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletic trainers in state of Iowa ranges from $36,200 to $46,870. The highest paying area for athletic trainers in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $46,870. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $45,280). The lowest paying area is Waterloo-Cedar Falls with a median annual salary of $36,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$46,870
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$45,280
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$44,440
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$41,840
Iowa City
$40,380
Cedar Rapids
$37,910
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$36,380
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$36,200




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