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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$52,630
25th Percentile Wage
$65,990
50th Percentile Wage
$82,920
75th Percentile Wage
$111,320
90th Percentile Wage
$150,570

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 $150,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.30
25th Percentile Wage
$31.72
50th Percentile Wage
$39.86
75th Percentile Wage
$53.52
90th Percentile Wage
$72.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $72.39. The median hourly salary is $39.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,9205.98%12.45%
201577,9609.70%-
201470,4002.33%-
201368,760-5.58%-
201272,600--

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 $82,920, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the highest paying city for construction managers in state of Iowa, followed by Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $77,530). In comparison, the median annual salary of construction managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 6.5 percent (6.5%) higher than that in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$82,920
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$77,530
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$72,600
Cedar Rapids
$71,410
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$71,290
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$69,090
Ames
$67,350
Dubuque
$66,560
Iowa City
$61,630
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$59,980
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$58,880

See also: Top paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.