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Chief Executive Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chief executives 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 Chief Executives in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,500
25th Percentile Wage
$138,020
50th Percentile Wage
$185,730
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $185,730. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $138,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $86,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41.59
25th Percentile Wage
$66.36
50th Percentile Wage
$89.29
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The median hourly salary is $89.29. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $66.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41.59.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014185,7305.87%5.33%
2013174,820-0.58%-
2012175,830--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $185,730, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the second highest paying city for chief executives in state of Iowa, following the highest paying city Cedar Rapids (median annual salary of $187,110). Compared with Cedar Rapids, the median annual salary of chief executives in Des Moines-West Des Moines is .7 percent (.7%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$187,110
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$185,730
Dubuque
$170,280
Iowa City
$164,410
Ames
$163,130
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$155,560
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$127,050
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$126,050
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$123,100
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$122,550
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$34,410

See also: Top paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.