Average Salary in Ames, Iowa

Ames, Iowa Median Profit Sharing by Years Experience

$0$6K

1-4 years
$2,500

5-9 years
$1,900

10-19 years
$1,200

20 years or more
$5,500

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  • Updated: 24 Jun 2017
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About Ames Salaries

Employees in Ames, Iowa make an average salary of $47,448. 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 $71,638 per year. Some popular Ames industries include Education, Software as a Service (SaaS) Development, and Agriculture. In Ames, some popular employers include Iowa State University, Renewable Energy Group, and Workiva.

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Iowa State University

Average Salary: $58,094

Renewable Energy Group

Average Salary: $50,444

Workiva

Average Salary: $46,996

Danfoss

Average Salary: $71,942

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