The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$32,010|
|25th Percentile Wage||$42,380|
|50th Percentile Wage||$54,770|
|75th Percentile Wage||$65,370|
|90th Percentile Wage||$90,100|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service 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 $90,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,010.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of food service managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $54,770, Ames is the highest paying city for food service managers in state of Iowa, followed by Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $50,230). In comparison, the median annual salary of food service managers in Ames is 8.3 percent (8.3%) higher than that in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Waterloo-Cedar Falls|| |
|Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island|| |
|Des Moines-West Des Moines|| |
|Cedar Rapids|| |
|Iowa City|| |
|Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.