Construction Laborers Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Laborers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,600
25th Percentile Wage
$28,850
50th Percentile Wage
$35,440
75th Percentile Wage
$44,610
90th Percentile Wage
$54,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction laborers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,440
4.20% 14.98%
2016
$33,950
4.59% -
2015
$32,390
2.66% -
2014
$31,530
3.11% -
2013
$30,550
1.37% -
2012
$30,130
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Laborers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of Iowa ranges from $30,010 to $39,720. The highest paying area for construction laborers in Iowa is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,720. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $39,250). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$39,720
Cedar Rapids
$39,250
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$38,170
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$37,770
Iowa City
$36,350
Dubuque
$35,490
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$35,330
Ames
$34,990
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$33,590
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$32,340
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$30,010




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