Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical Engineers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,910
25th Percentile Wage
$70,930
50th Percentile Wage
$86,680
75th Percentile Wage
$104,050
90th Percentile Wage
$123,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,680
-0.29% 14.42%
2016
$86,930
5.69% -
2015
$81,980
8.14% -
2014
$75,310
2.51% -
2013
$73,420
-1.04% -
2012
$74,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of Iowa ranges from $60,690 to $94,860. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Iowa is Waterloo-Cedar Falls with a median annual salary of $94,860. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $94,020). The lowest paying area is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$94,860
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$94,020
Cedar Rapids
$89,120
Dubuque
$86,970
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$86,460
Iowa City
$84,560
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$82,940
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$76,550
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$75,210
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$60,690




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