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Electricians Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for electricians in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electricians 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 Electricians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,130
25th Percentile Wage
$38,490
50th Percentile Wage
$51,850
75th Percentile Wage
$64,600
90th Percentile Wage
$75,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.00
25th Percentile Wage
$18.50
50th Percentile Wage
$24.93
75th Percentile Wage
$31.06
90th Percentile Wage
$36.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electricians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.53. The median hourly salary is $24.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.00.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electricians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,850-1.06%10.82%
201552,4004.66%-
201449,9600.40%-
201349,7607.07%-
201246,240--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of Iowa ranges from $40,660 to $65,690. The highest paying area for electricians in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $65,690. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $64,560). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$65,690
Cedar Rapids
$64,560
Dubuque
$56,970
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$53,450
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$52,740
Iowa City
$50,260
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$47,910
Ames
$44,970
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$43,230
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$41,680
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$40,660


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