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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Iowa City, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of electrical engineers in Iowa City, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of electrical engineers in Iowa City 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 Electrical Engineers in Iowa City, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,170
25th Percentile Wage
$65,070
50th Percentile Wage
$84,560
75th Percentile Wage
$107,270
90th Percentile Wage
$122,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Iowa City, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,560
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$84,560
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Table 3. Compare Electrical Engineer Salary in Iowa City with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $84,560 in Iowa City is in the middle of salary range for electrical engineers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of electrical engineers in Iowa City is 10.9 percent (10.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Waterloo-Cedar Falls and 28.2 percent (28.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Iowa City, Iowa.