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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 areas 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 Electricians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,220
25th Percentile Wage
$39,540
50th Percentile Wage
$53,550
75th Percentile Wage
$65,530
90th Percentile Wage
$76,520

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 $76,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,220.

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
$53,550
3.17% 13.65%
2016
$51,850
-1.06% -
2015
$52,400
4.66% -
2014
$49,960
0.40% -
2013
$49,760
7.07% -
2012
$46,240
- -

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 $40,620 to $66,530. The highest paying area for electricians in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $66,530. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $59,680). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,620.

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




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