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About Ames Salaries

Employees in Ames, Iowa make an average salary of $48,234. 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 Mechanical Engineer, Process Engineer, and Software Engineer which pay between $62,978 and $72,656 per year. The most popular industries in Ames are Education, Software as a Service (SaaS) Development, and Agriculture. In Ames, some popular employers include Iowa State University, Workiva, and Renewable Energy Group.

Popular Ames Employers

Iowa State University

Average Salary: $58,494


Average Salary: $47,099

Renewable Energy Group

Average Salary: $50,444


Average Salary: $73,891

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