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 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 Civil Engineering Technicians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,200
25th Percentile Wage
$38,300
50th Percentile Wage
$52,440
75th Percentile Wage
$67,240
90th Percentile Wage
$77,820

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 $77,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,440
-0.15% 1.98%
2016
$52,520
0.10% -
2015
$52,470
1.01% -
2014
$51,940
-1.94% -
2013
$52,950
2.93% -
2012
$51,400
- -

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 $40,730 to $69,810. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Iowa is Ames with a median annual salary of $69,810. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $60,730). The lowest paying area is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $40,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ames
$69,810
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$60,730
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$59,400
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$56,350
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$52,940
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$46,470
Iowa City
$46,420
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$43,320
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$42,790
Cedar Rapids
$40,730




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