Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,120
25th Percentile Wage
$42,580
50th Percentile Wage
$52,570
75th Percentile Wage
$62,860
90th Percentile Wage
$74,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,5702.70%8.96%
201551,1501.45%-
201450,4101.61%-
201349,6003.51%-
201247,860--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Iowa ranges from $44,170 to $56,050. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $56,050. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $55,550). The lowest paying area is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $44,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$56,050
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$55,550
Cedar Rapids
$55,260
Iowa City
$53,450
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$53,370
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$52,620
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$51,420
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$49,210
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$46,660
Dubuque
$44,170



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