Sales Manager Salary Information in Ames, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of sales managers in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of sales 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 Sales Managers in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,760
25th Percentile Wage
$76,270
50th Percentile Wage
$106,410
75th Percentile Wage
$132,900
90th Percentile Wage
$172,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales 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 $172,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,760.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.81
25th Percentile Wage
$36.67
50th Percentile Wage
$51.16
75th Percentile Wage
$63.90
90th Percentile Wage
$83.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sales managers in Ames, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $83.16. The median hourly salary is $51.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.81.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016106,41013.91%-15.01%
201591,6103.20%-
201488,680-37.97%-
2013122,350-0.02%-
2012122,380--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $106,410, Ames is the highest paying city for sales managers in state of Iowa, followed by Des Moines-West Des Moines (median annual salary $101,860). In comparison, the median annual salary of sales managers in Ames is 4.3 percent (4.3%) higher than that in Des Moines-West Des Moines.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ames
$106,410
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$101,860
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$96,670
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$93,530
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$93,220
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$92,650
Cedar Rapids
$89,690
Iowa City
$85,990
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$84,150
Dubuque
$83,270
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$82,710

See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.