Engineer, All Other Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for engineers, all other in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of engineers, all other amongst Iowa metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Engineers, All Other in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,000
25th Percentile Wage
$53,740
50th Percentile Wage
$73,320
75th Percentile Wage
$91,300
90th Percentile Wage
$109,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineers, all other in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.75
25th Percentile Wage
$25.84
50th Percentile Wage
$35.25
75th Percentile Wage
$43.90
90th Percentile Wage
$52.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for engineers, all other in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.78. The median hourly salary is $35.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.75.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of engineers, all other from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,3202.65%4.35%
201571,3800.36%-
201471,1201.22%-
201370,2500.17%-
201270,130--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Engineers, All Other in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of engineers, all other in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of engineers, all other in state of Iowa ranges from $51,730 to $92,940. The highest paying area for engineers, all other in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $92,940. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $80,210). The lowest paying area is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $51,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$92,940
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$80,210
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$80,110
Ames
$79,860
Iowa City
$78,250
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$77,760
Dubuque
$64,140
Cedar Rapids
$51,730



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