Industrial Engineer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial engineers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial engineers amongst Iowa 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Industrial Engineers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,830
25th Percentile Wage
$62,070
50th Percentile Wage
$73,790
75th Percentile Wage
$88,710
90th Percentile Wage
$104,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.40
25th Percentile Wage
$29.84
50th Percentile Wage
$35.47
75th Percentile Wage
$42.65
90th Percentile Wage
$50.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for industrial engineers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.34. The median hourly salary is $35.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.40.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,7901.14%9.62%
201572,9500.93%-
201472,2702.88%-
201370,1904.99%-
201266,690--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of industrial engineers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of industrial engineers in state of Iowa ranges from $69,090 to $82,050. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in Iowa is Ames with a median annual salary of $82,050. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $79,420). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ames
$82,050
Cedar Rapids
$79,420
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$78,610
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$75,580
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$73,610
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$73,200
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$72,460
Iowa City
$72,420
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$69,780
Dubuque
$69,760
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$69,090


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