Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary Information in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area 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 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,570
25th Percentile Wage
$47,780
50th Percentile Wage
$72,750
75th Percentile Wage
$122,530
90th Percentile Wage
$181,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $181,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.47
25th Percentile Wage
$22.97
50th Percentile Wage
$34.97
75th Percentile Wage
$58.91
90th Percentile Wage
$87.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $87.46. The median hourly salary is $34.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.47.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201572,75021.40%8.32%
201357,180-16.65%-
201266,700--

Table 3. Compare Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $72,750, Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in state of Iowa, following the highest paying city Des Moines-West Des Moines (median annual salary of $129,180). Compared with Des Moines-West Des Moines, the median annual salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area is 43.7 percent (43.7%) lower.

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 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa.