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
6 profiles

5 profiles

Engineering Technician
4 profiles

Administrative Assistant
4 profiles

Patient Relations Coordinator
4 profiles

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  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
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About Ames Salaries

Employees in Ames, Iowa make an average salary of $48,236. As of Q2 2017, the trend in wages is going up with a 0.3 percent increase over last quarter. The cost of living in Ames is 6 percent less expensive than the national average. Popular jobs in Ames include Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General), Mechanical Engineer, and Software Engineer which pay between $52,803 and $71,638 per year. The most popular industries in Ames are 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: $57,420

Renewable Energy Group

Average Salary: $50,923


Average Salary: $47,968


Average Salary: $73,891

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