Average Salary in Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa Most Popular Skills


Customer Service445

Microsoft Excel416

Project Management413

Microsoft Office355

People Management222

Data Analysis220

Operations Management218

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In Des Moines, Iowa, the average salary is $51,417. 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 Software Engineer which pay between $61,476 and $74,190 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.

Popular Des Moines Employers

Principal Financial Group

Average Salary: $63,439

Meredith Corporation

Average Salary: $55,000

EMC Insurance Companies

Average Salary: $61,576

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