General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for general and operations managers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general and operations managers amongst 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 General and Operations Managers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,320
25th Percentile Wage
$51,900
50th Percentile Wage
$75,830
75th Percentile Wage
$115,050
90th Percentile Wage
$174,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $174,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.50
25th Percentile Wage
$24.95
50th Percentile Wage
$36.46
75th Percentile Wage
$55.31
90th Percentile Wage
$83.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general and operations managers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $83.70. The median hourly salary is $36.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.50.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general and operations managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,8304.25%-3.38%
201572,610-2.11%-
201474,140-1.98%-
201375,610-3.68%-
201278,390--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general and operations managers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general and operations managers in state of Iowa ranges from $62,000 to $91,720. The highest paying area for general and operations managers in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $91,720. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $89,960). The lowest paying area is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $62,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$91,720
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$89,960
Ames
$82,810
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$76,630
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$72,620
Iowa City
$70,240
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$70,190
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$68,800
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$66,830
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$62,650
Dubuque
$62,000



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