Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,200
25th Percentile Wage
$70,560
50th Percentile Wage
$129,180
75th Percentile Wage
$159,700
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $159,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $129,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $62,200.

Table 3. Compare Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $129,180, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the highest paying city for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in state of Iowa, followed by Cedar Rapids (median annual salary $73,020). In comparison, the median annual salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 43.5 percent (43.5%) higher than that in Cedar Rapids.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$129,180
Cedar Rapids
$73,020
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$72,750
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$72,140
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$55,390
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$55,130
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$51,440



See also: Top paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.