Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Ames, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Ames 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 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,900
25th Percentile Wage
$74,250
50th Percentile Wage
$90,540
75th Percentile Wage
$102,470
90th Percentile Wage
$122,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Ames, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Ames, Iowa. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201590,5402.63%6.00%
201488,1601.95%-
201386,4401.54%-
201285,110--

Table 3. Compare Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary in Ames with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $90,540 in Ames is in the middle of salary range for elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Ames is 14.7 percent (14.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Davenport-Moline-Rock Island and .5 percent (.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$106,190
Iowa City
$101,640
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$99,530
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$98,430
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$98,100
Cedar Rapids
$97,480
Dubuque
$94,920
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$94,030
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$90,950
Ames
$90,540
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$90,080

See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.