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Electricians Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of electricians in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of electricians 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 Electricians in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,600
25th Percentile Wage
$39,270
50th Percentile Wage
$55,410
75th Percentile Wage
$66,130
90th Percentile Wage
$76,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians 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 $76,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,410
4.82% 24.65%
2016
$52,740
-11.64% -
2015
$58,880
5.72% -
2014
$55,510
3.66% -
2013
$53,480
21.93% -
2012
$41,750
- -

Table 3. Compare Electricians Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $55,410 in Des Moines-West Des Moines is in the middle of salary range for electricians in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of electricians in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 16.7 percent (16.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Davenport-Moline-Rock Island and 26.7 percent (26.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$66,530
Cedar Rapids
$59,680
Dubuque
$57,390
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$55,410
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$54,170
Iowa City
$52,720
Ames
$49,810
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$47,160
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$43,040
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$42,440
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$40,620



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