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 metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of General and Operations Managers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,680
25th Percentile Wage
$54,940
50th Percentile Wage
$78,840
75th Percentile Wage
$118,770
90th Percentile Wage
$176,900

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 $176,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,840
3.82% 0.57%
2016
$75,830
4.25% -
2015
$72,610
-2.11% -
2014
$74,140
-1.98% -
2013
$75,610
-3.68% -
2012
$78,390
- -

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 $64,960 to $93,080. The highest paying area for general and operations managers in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $93,080. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $92,500). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$93,080
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$92,500
Ames
$83,630
Iowa City
$79,060
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$78,010
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$77,340
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$75,570
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$73,740
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$67,790
Dubuque
$65,670
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$64,960




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