National » Veterinarians » Iowa

Veterinarians Salary Information in Iowa

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Veterinarians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,180
25th Percentile Wage
$64,740
50th Percentile Wage
$80,010
75th Percentile Wage
$107,730
90th Percentile Wage
$128,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.09
25th Percentile Wage
$31.13
50th Percentile Wage
$38.47
75th Percentile Wage
$51.80
90th Percentile Wage
$61.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinarians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.94. The median hourly salary is $38.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.09.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,0102.46%8.31%
201578,0401.13%-
201477,1605.42%-
201372,980-0.52%-
201273,360--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Iowa ranges from $49,890 to $106,530. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Iowa is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $106,530. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Waterloo-Cedar Falls (mean annual salary $102,070). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$106,530
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$102,070
Cedar Rapids
$91,050
Ames
$89,370
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$80,950
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$76,460
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$76,050
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$72,310
Dubuque
$60,460
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$49,890



Related:

Highest paying cities for veterinarians

Highest paying industries for veterinarians.