The annual and hourly salary statistics of natural sciences managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of natural sciences managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$106,550|
|25th Percentile Wage||$115,250|
|50th Percentile Wage||$132,300|
|75th Percentile Wage||$168,490|
|90th Percentile Wage||$207,710|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $207,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $132,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $106,550.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of natural sciences managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $132,300, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the highest paying city for natural sciences managers in state of Iowa, followed by Davenport-Moline-Rock Island (median annual salary $116,070). In comparison, the median annual salary of natural sciences managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 12.3 percent (12.3%) higher than that in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island.
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