Financial Manager Salary Information in Ames, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of financial managers in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of financial managers in Ames 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 Financial Managers in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,670
25th Percentile Wage
$60,580
50th Percentile Wage
$89,370
75th Percentile Wage
$115,540
90th Percentile Wage
$143,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial managers in Ames, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $143,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$89,370
-6.66% -9.43%
2016
$95,320
-13.05% -
2015
$107,760
-3.87% -
2014
$111,930
6.01% -
2013
$105,200
7.03% -
2012
$97,800
- -

Table 3. Compare Financial Manager Salary in Ames with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $89,370 in Ames is in the middle of salary range for financial managers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of financial managers in Ames is 20.1 percent (20.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Des Moines-West Des Moines and 10.4 percent (10.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$111,910
Cedar Rapids
$106,860
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$98,960
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$97,820
Dubuque
$96,310
Iowa City
$94,320
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$89,710
Ames
$89,370
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$87,610
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$82,840
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$80,040



See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.