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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of human resources managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls 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 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,120
25th Percentile Wage
$73,380
50th Percentile Wage
$90,360
75th Percentile Wage
$112,170
90th Percentile Wage
$128,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.31
25th Percentile Wage
$35.28
50th Percentile Wage
$43.44
75th Percentile Wage
$53.93
90th Percentile Wage
$61.81

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.81. The median hourly salary is $43.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.31.

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
201690,3607.43%12.90%
201583,650-2.65%-
201485,870-0.52%-
201386,3208.83%-
201278,700--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Waterloo-Cedar Falls with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $90,360 in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is in the middle of salary range for human resources managers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of human resources managers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is 6.7 percent (6.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Des Moines-West Des Moines and 17.2 percent (17.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Dubuque.

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 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa.