First-Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,870
25th Percentile Wage
$47,580
50th Percentile Wage
$60,690
75th Percentile Wage
$75,180
90th Percentile Wage
$90,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.72
25th Percentile Wage
$22.88
50th Percentile Wage
$29.18
75th Percentile Wage
$36.14
90th Percentile Wage
$43.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.42. The median hourly salary is $29.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.72.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,6903.84%8.73%
201558,3600.89%-
201457,8401.18%-
201357,1603.10%-
201255,390--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in state of Iowa ranges from $54,730 to $65,530. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $65,530. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Waterloo-Cedar Falls (mean annual salary $65,420). The lowest paying area is Ames with a median annual salary of $54,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$65,530
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$65,420
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$63,110
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$61,200
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$61,070
Iowa City
$59,740
Cedar Rapids
$59,610
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$59,540
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$58,200
Dubuque
$56,540
Ames
$54,730


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