Average Salary in Des Moines, Iowa
About Des Moines Salaries
In Des Moines, Iowa, the average salary is $51,239. As of Q1 2017, the trend in wages is up 0.9 percent. The cost of living is 10.3 percent less expensive than the national average in Des Moines. The most popular occupations in Des Moines are Operations Manager, Application Developer, and Mechanical Engineer which pay between $61,652 and $68,621 per year. Some popular Des Moines industries include Insurance and Financial Services, Financial Services, and Manufacturing. Some popular Des Moines employers include Principal Financial Group, Meredith Corporation, and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.