Other Postsecondary Teacher Salary Information in Iowa

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Postsecondary Teachers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,590
25th Percentile Wage
$31,400
50th Percentile Wage
$51,300
75th Percentile Wage
$98,300
90th Percentile Wage
$126,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other postsecondary teachers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other postsecondary teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,300
-26.26% -34.89%
2016
$64,770
15.84% -
2015
$54,510
-14.66% -
2014
$62,500
8.96% -
2013
$56,900
-21.62% -
2012
$69,200
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Postsecondary Teachers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other postsecondary teachers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other postsecondary teachers in state of Iowa ranges from $18,950 to $72,480. The highest paying area for other postsecondary teachers in Iowa is Ames with a median annual salary of $72,480. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $62,810). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ames
$72,480
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$62,810
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$55,070
Cedar Rapids
$51,270
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$49,410
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$40,780
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$18,950




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