Average Salary in Des Moines, Iowa
About Des Moines Salaries
In Des Moines, Iowa, the average salary is $51,497. As of Q2 2017, the trend in wages is down 0.4 percent. The cost of living is 10.3 percent below the national average in Des Moines. Popular jobs in Des Moines include Operations Manager, Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General), and Mechanical Engineer which pay between $61,893 and $68,517 annually. The most popular industries in Des Moines are Insurance and Financial Services, Financial Services, and Manufacturing. Des Moines's most popular employers are Principal Financial Group, Meredith Corporation, and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.