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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of human resources managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Human Resources Managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,610
25th Percentile Wage
$78,910
50th Percentile Wage
$96,900
75th Percentile Wage
$124,930
90th Percentile Wage
$168,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $168,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.03
25th Percentile Wage
$37.94
50th Percentile Wage
$46.59
75th Percentile Wage
$60.06
90th Percentile Wage
$81.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.20. The median hourly salary is $46.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.03.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,9005.51%-0.18%
201591,560-6.18%-
201497,220-0.58%-
201397,7800.73%-
201297,070--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $96,900, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the highest paying city for human resources managers in state of Iowa, followed by Cedar Rapids (median annual salary $93,280). In comparison, the median annual salary of human resources managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 3.7 percent (3.7%) higher than that in Cedar Rapids.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$96,900
Cedar Rapids
$93,280
Iowa City
$92,200
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$90,490
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$90,360
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$89,100
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$88,170
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$84,950
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$84,790
Dubuque
$74,840

See also: Top paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.