Materials Engineer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials engineers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials engineers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,800
25th Percentile Wage
$60,880
50th Percentile Wage
$81,310
75th Percentile Wage
$98,100
90th Percentile Wage
$120,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of materials engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,310
12.38% 11.06%
2016
$71,240
-2.23% -
2015
$72,830
-5.05% -
2014
$76,510
6.21% -
2013
$71,760
-0.78% -
2012
$72,320
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials engineers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials engineers in state of Iowa ranges from $75,670 to $76,220. The highest paying area for materials engineers in Iowa is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,220. The lowest paying area is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $75,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$76,220
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$75,670




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