Natural Sciences Manager Salary Information in Ames, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of natural sciences managers in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of natural sciences managers in Ames 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 Natural Sciences Managers in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,660
25th Percentile Wage
$83,030
50th Percentile Wage
$113,110
75th Percentile Wage
$140,860
90th Percentile Wage
$152,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in Ames, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $72,660.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.93
25th Percentile Wage
$39.92
50th Percentile Wage
$54.38
75th Percentile Wage
$67.72
90th Percentile Wage
$73.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for natural sciences managers in Ames, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.37. The median hourly salary is $54.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.93.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016113,1101.18%3.11%
2015111,780-1.93%-
2014113,940-1.61%-
2013115,7705.34%-
2012109,590--

Table 3. Compare Natural Sciences Manager Salary in Ames with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $113,110, Ames is the second highest paying city for natural sciences managers in state of Iowa, following the highest paying city Des Moines-West Des Moines (median annual salary of $124,700). Compared with Des Moines-West Des Moines, the median annual salary of natural sciences managers in Ames is 9.3 percent (9.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$124,700
Ames
$113,110
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$90,120

See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.