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Construction Manager Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of construction managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines 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 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,780
25th Percentile Wage
$71,320
50th Percentile Wage
$88,310
75th Percentile Wage
$116,530
90th Percentile Wage
$150,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $150,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,780.

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
$88,310
6.10% 17.79%
2016
$82,920
5.98% -
2015
$77,960
9.70% -
2014
$70,400
2.33% -
2013
$68,760
-5.58% -
2012
$72,600
- -

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $88,310, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the highest paying city for construction managers in state of Iowa, followed by Dubuque (median annual salary $81,010). In comparison, the median annual salary of construction managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 8.3 percent (8.3%) higher than that in Dubuque.

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 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.