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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.91
25th Percentile Wage
$33.92
50th Percentile Wage
$62.11
75th Percentile Wage
$76.78
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $76.78. The median hourly salary is $62.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.91.

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 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $72,750). In comparison, the median annual salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 43.7 percent (43.7%) higher than that in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$129,180
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$72,750
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$55,130

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