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Chief Executive Salary in Iowa City, Iowa

The annual salary statistics of chief executives in Iowa City, Iowa is shown in Table 1. The wage data of chief executives in Iowa City is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Iowa City, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Iowa City, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $156,370. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $139,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $89,090.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2018. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2018.

YearMedian Salary Growth6-Year Growth
-5.14% -8.52%
-9.27% -
5.54% -
- -

Table 2. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Iowa City with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $156,370 in Iowa City is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Iowa City is 21.0 percent (21.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Cedar Rapids and 31.6 percent (31.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Waterloo-Cedar Falls.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
Des Moines-West Des Moines
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
Iowa City
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
Waterloo-Cedar Falls

See also: Top paying jobs in Iowa City, Iowa.