Construction Manager Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers among 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 Construction Managers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,580
25th Percentile Wage
$55,850
50th Percentile Wage
$72,120
75th Percentile Wage
$93,080
90th Percentile Wage
$124,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.43
25th Percentile Wage
$26.85
50th Percentile Wage
$34.67
75th Percentile Wage
$44.75
90th Percentile Wage
$59.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.92. The median hourly salary is $34.67. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.43.

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
201672,1206.45%7.64%
201567,4703.32%-
201465,230-1.43%-
201366,160-0.68%-
201266,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of Iowa ranges from $58,880 to $82,920. The highest paying area for construction managers in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $82,920. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $77,530). The lowest paying area is Waterloo-Cedar Falls with a median annual salary of $58,880.

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



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