Average Salary in Ames, Iowa

Ames, Iowa Median Hourly Rate by Job


Registered Nurse (RN)
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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
6 profiles

Production Operator
5 profiles

5 profiles

Bereavement Coordinator, Hospice/ Home Care
3 profiles

Patient Relations Coordinator
3 profiles

Engineering Technician
3 profiles

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  • Updated: 22 Jul 2017
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About Ames Salaries

Employees in Ames, Iowa make an average salary of $47,756. Trends in wages are going down with a 0.6 percent decrease over last quarter as of Q1 2017. The cost of living in Ames is 6 percent lower than the national average. Popular jobs in Ames include Operations Manager, Mechanical Engineer, and Software Engineer which pay between $55,500 and $72,656 per year. Some popular Ames industries include Education, Agriculture, and Software as a Service (SaaS) Development. In Ames, some popular employers include Iowa State University, Renewable Energy Group, and Workiva.

Popular Ames Employers

Iowa State University

Average Salary: $58,494

Renewable Energy Group

Average Salary: $50,444


Average Salary: $46,514


Average Salary: $71,942

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