Average Salary in Ames, Iowa

Ames, Iowa Median Salary by Job

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Software Engineer
11 profiles
$75,026
$51K$94K

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

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

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
8 profiles
$53,239
$43K$84K

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

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

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

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  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
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About Ames Salaries

Employees in Ames, Iowa make an average salary of $48,479. 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 $75,026 per year. The most popular industries in Ames are Education, Agriculture, and Software as a Service (SaaS) Development. In Ames, some popular employers include Iowa State University, Renewable Energy Group, and Danfoss.

Popular Ames Employers

Iowa State University

Average Salary: $57,420

Renewable Energy Group

Average Salary: $50,923

Danfoss

Average Salary: $71,942

Workiva

Average Salary: $47,968

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