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Chief Executive Salary Information in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chief executives in Waterloo-Cedar Falls 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 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,420
25th Percentile Wage
$86,320
50th Percentile Wage
$155,560
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $155,560. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $86,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.59
25th Percentile Wage
$41.50
50th Percentile Wage
$74.79
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa. The median hourly salary is $74.79. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $41.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.59.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016155,560-8.32%8.39%
2015168,5001.37%-
2014166,1907.08%-
2013154,4207.71%-
2012142,510--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Waterloo-Cedar Falls with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $155,560 in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is 16.9 percent (16.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Cedar Rapids and 77.9 percent (77.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

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 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa.