Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators 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 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,380
25th Percentile Wage
$84,170
50th Percentile Wage
$96,160
75th Percentile Wage
$113,320
90th Percentile Wage
$131,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,380.

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 Iowa in 5 percentile scales. 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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,1602.11%11.24%
201594,1303.47%-
201490,8603.36%-
201387,8102.80%-
201285,350--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Iowa ranges from $90,080 to $106,190. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $106,190. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Iowa City (mean annual salary $101,640). The lowest paying area is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $90,080.

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


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