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Iowa State University Average Salaries in Ames, IA





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  • Updated: 15 Dec 2018
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How much does Iowa State University pay in Ames, IA?

Salaries at Iowa State University range from an average of $20,400 to $157,500 a year. A Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education at Iowa State University makes the most with an average salary of $157,500 per year, while a Research and Teaching Assistant makes the least with an average salary of $20,400 per year.

About Ames, Iowa

In Ames, Iowa, the average salary is $47,179. As of Q2 2018, the trend in wages is down 1.3 percent. The cost of living is 7.5 percent below the national average in Ames. Popular jobs in Ames include Marketing Specialist, Mechanical Engineer, and Software Engineer which pay between $35,000 and $70,412 annually. Some popular Ames industries include Education, Software as a Service (SaaS) Development, and Agriculture. The most popular employers in Ames are Iowa State University, Workiva, and Renewable Energy Group.

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