Personal Financial Advisor Salary Information in Iowa

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,230
25th Percentile Wage
$46,830
50th Percentile Wage
$63,540
75th Percentile Wage
$105,700
90th Percentile Wage
$144,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $144,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.38
25th Percentile Wage
$22.52
50th Percentile Wage
$30.55
75th Percentile Wage
$50.82
90th Percentile Wage
$69.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for personal financial advisors in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $69.59. The median hourly salary is $30.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.38.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,5403.98%-0.99%
201561,010-11.15%-
201467,810-7.03%-
201372,58011.59%-
201264,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in state of Iowa ranges from $39,910 to $102,350. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in Iowa is Iowa City with a median annual salary of $102,350. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island (mean annual salary $93,770). The lowest paying area is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $39,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Iowa City
$102,350
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$93,770
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$63,570
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$61,050
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$58,830
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$58,320
Cedar Rapids
$39,910


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