Chief Executive Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives among Iowa areas 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 Chief Executives in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,920
25th Percentile Wage
$84,430
50th Percentile Wage
$163,570
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $163,570. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $84,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$163,570
1.60% 13.88%
2016
$160,960
0.02% -
2015
$160,930
6.24% -
2014
$150,890
4.04% -
2013
$144,790
2.71% -
2012
$140,860
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Iowa ranges from $31,930 to $201,150. The highest paying area for chief executives in Iowa is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $201,150. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $187,110). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dubuque
$201,150
Cedar Rapids
$187,110
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$185,730
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$169,270
Iowa City
$164,410
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$147,040
Ames
$144,810
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$140,180
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$127,120
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$122,410
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$31,930




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