Average Salary in Ames, Iowa

Ames, Iowa Median Salary by Job

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Software Engineer
10 profiles
$71,638
$36K$94K

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
9 profiles
$52,803
$45K$73K

Mechanical Engineer
9 profiles
$62,978
$52K$73K

Process Engineer
8 profiles
$70,075
$56K$84K

Operations Manager
7 profiles
$51,415
$44K$90K

Marketing Specialist
6 profiles
$44,551
$36K$46K

Project Engineer
6 profiles
$63,225
$55K$76K

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  • Updated: 19 Aug 2017
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About Ames Salaries

Employees in Ames, Iowa make an average salary of $48,173. 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, Software as a Service (SaaS) Development, and Agriculture. In Ames, some popular employers include Iowa State University, Renewable Energy Group, and Workiva.

Popular Ames Employers

Iowa State University

Average Salary: $58,094

Renewable Energy Group

Average Salary: $50,444

Workiva

Average Salary: $47,099

Danfoss

Average Salary: $73,891

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