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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$84,200|
|25th Percentile Wage||$88,360|
|50th Percentile Wage||$95,050|
|75th Percentile Wage||$101,740|
|90th Percentile Wage||$112,660|
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 $112,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $84,200.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $95,050 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 11.6 percent (11.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Davenport-Moline-Rock Island and 3.2 percent (3.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island|| |
|Des Moines-West Des Moines|| |
|Waterloo-Cedar Falls|| |
|Iowa City|| |
|Cedar Rapids|| |
|Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.