Credit Counselor Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for credit counselors in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of credit counselors 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Credit Counselors in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,370
25th Percentile Wage
$33,840
50th Percentile Wage
$38,850
75th Percentile Wage
$46,940
90th Percentile Wage
$61,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for credit counselors in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,370.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.12
25th Percentile Wage
$16.27
50th Percentile Wage
$18.68
75th Percentile Wage
$22.57
90th Percentile Wage
$29.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for credit counselors in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.69. The median hourly salary is $18.68. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.12.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,8503.37%7.18%
201537,5402.45%-
201436,6202.21%-
201335,810-0.70%-
201236,060--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Credit Counselors in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of credit counselors in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of credit counselors in state of Iowa ranges from $37,640 to $40,680. The highest paying area for credit counselors in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $40,680. The lowest paying area is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$40,680
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$37,640



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