Chemical Technician Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians among 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 Chemical Technicians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,250
25th Percentile Wage
$32,600
50th Percentile Wage
$38,880
75th Percentile Wage
$50,240
90th Percentile Wage
$62,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,880
-4.66% 1.49%
2016
$40,690
-6.41% -
2015
$43,300
0.51% -
2014
$43,080
4.71% -
2013
$41,050
6.70% -
2012
$38,300
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of Iowa ranges from $34,840 to $45,810. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in Iowa is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,810. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Waterloo-Cedar Falls (mean annual salary $44,290). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$45,810
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$44,290
Iowa City
$42,040
Ames
$41,810
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$41,030
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$38,380
Cedar Rapids
$38,360
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$37,290
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$36,950
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$34,840




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