Civil Engineering Technician Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineering technicians in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineering technicians amongst Iowa metropolitan 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 Civil Engineering Technicians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,900
25th Percentile Wage
$38,500
50th Percentile Wage
$52,520
75th Percentile Wage
$65,690
90th Percentile Wage
$76,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.86
25th Percentile Wage
$18.51
50th Percentile Wage
$25.25
75th Percentile Wage
$31.58
90th Percentile Wage
$36.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineering technicians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.69. The median hourly salary is $25.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.86.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,5200.10%2.13%
201552,4701.01%-
201451,940-1.94%-
201352,9502.93%-
201251,400--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in state of Iowa ranges from $38,890 to $68,430. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Iowa is Ames with a median annual salary of $68,430. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,090). The lowest paying area is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $38,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ames
$68,430
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$58,090
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$53,980
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$52,970
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$49,830
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$48,280
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$40,910
Cedar Rapids
$38,890



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