Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Des Moines-West Des Moines is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,390
25th Percentile Wage
$84,540
50th Percentile Wage
$100,120
75th Percentile Wage
$120,550
90th Percentile Wage
$140,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators 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 $140,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$100,120
0.59% 11.06%
2016
$99,530
-0.56% -
2015
$100,090
3.54% -
2014
$96,550
-2.43% -
2013
$98,900
9.96% -
2012
$89,050
- -

Table 3. Compare Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $100,120, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the second highest paying city for elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Iowa, following the highest paying city Davenport-Moline-Rock Island (median annual salary of $107,490). Compared with Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 6.9 percent (6.9%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$107,490
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$100,120
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$99,360
Dubuque
$98,860
Iowa City
$98,310
Cedar Rapids
$96,480
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$95,270
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$95,150
Ames
$95,050
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$92,580
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$91,980



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