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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,510
25th Percentile Wage
$87,070
50th Percentile Wage
$160,960
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 $160,960. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $87,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.67
25th Percentile Wage
$41.86
50th Percentile Wage
$77.38
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $77.38. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $41.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.67.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016160,9600.02%12.49%
2015160,9306.24%-
2014150,8904.04%-
2013144,7902.71%-
2012140,860--

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 $34,410 to $187,110. The highest paying area for chief executives in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $187,110. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $185,730). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,410.

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


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