Construction Manager Salary Information in Ames, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of construction managers in Ames is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Construction Managers in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,940
25th Percentile Wage
$64,400
50th Percentile Wage
$75,220
75th Percentile Wage
$91,510
90th Percentile Wage
$121,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Ames, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,220
10.46% 25.94%
2016
$67,350
30.38% -
2015
$46,890
6.89% -
2014
$43,660
-1.88% -
2013
$44,480
-25.25% -
2012
$55,710
- -

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Ames with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $75,220 in Ames is in the middle of salary range for construction managers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of construction managers in Ames is 14.8 percent (14.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Des Moines-West Des Moines and 17.9 percent (17.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Waterloo-Cedar Falls.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$88,310
Dubuque
$81,010
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$78,450
Cedar Rapids
$77,950
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$75,580
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$75,340
Ames
$75,220
Iowa City
$74,030
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$72,450
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$64,340
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$61,720



See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.