Environmental Engineer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental engineers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental engineers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Engineers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,010
25th Percentile Wage
$61,360
50th Percentile Wage
$76,990
75th Percentile Wage
$91,800
90th Percentile Wage
$100,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,990
3.97% 5.07%
2016
$73,930
-3.14% -
2015
$76,250
-4.60% -
2014
$79,760
-1.55% -
2013
$81,000
9.77% -
2012
$73,090
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of Iowa ranges from $45,640 to $78,450. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in Iowa is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,450. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $78,330). The lowest paying area is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $45,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$78,450
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$78,330
Iowa City
$71,970
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$45,640




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for environmental engineers

💰 Highest paying industries for environmental engineers.