Microbiologists Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for microbiologists in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of microbiologists 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 Microbiologists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,650
25th Percentile Wage
$58,360
50th Percentile Wage
$77,010
75th Percentile Wage
$104,490
90th Percentile Wage
$126,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for microbiologists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.35
25th Percentile Wage
$28.06
50th Percentile Wage
$37.02
75th Percentile Wage
$50.24
90th Percentile Wage
$60.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for microbiologists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.78. The median hourly salary is $37.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.35.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,0106.05%7.67%
201572,350-2.79%-
201474,370-0.35%-
201374,6304.73%-
201271,100--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Microbiologists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of microbiologists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of microbiologists in state of Iowa ranges from $57,860 to $94,850. The highest paying area for microbiologists in Iowa is Ames with a median annual salary of $94,850. The lowest paying area is Iowa City with a median annual salary of $57,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ames
$94,850
Iowa City
$57,860


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