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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of electrical engineers in Cedar Rapids, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of electrical engineers in Cedar Rapids is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Electrical Engineers in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
0.99% 0.99%
3.93% -
2.30% -
3.25% -
-10.12% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Electrical Engineer Salary in Cedar Rapids with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $89,120 in Cedar Rapids is in the middle of salary range for electrical engineers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of electrical engineers in Cedar Rapids is 6.1 percent (6.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Waterloo-Cedar Falls and 31.9 percent (31.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.