Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists amongst Iowa cities 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 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,300
25th Percentile Wage
$47,660
50th Percentile Wage
$59,510
75th Percentile Wage
$75,190
90th Percentile Wage
$96,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.41
25th Percentile Wage
$22.91
50th Percentile Wage
$28.61
75th Percentile Wage
$36.15
90th Percentile Wage
$46.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.48. The median hourly salary is $28.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.41.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,510-3.93%10.54%
201561,8502.96%-
201460,0201.93%-
201358,8609.55%-
201253,240--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in state of Iowa ranges from $36,010 to $62,650. The highest paying area for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $62,650. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Waterloo-Cedar Falls (mean annual salary $61,240). The lowest paying area is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$62,650
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$61,240
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$59,610
Cedar Rapids
$54,910
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$52,120
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$50,650
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$36,010



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