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Fast Facts for Chief Executives in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Ames and Waterloo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Sioux City and Davenport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Chief Executives in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cedar Rapids, Dubuque and Des Moines

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More Iowa Chief Executive Officer Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Davenport
Doctorate
37,494
Ames
Doctorate
36,350
Iowa City
Doctorate
32,011
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
11,905
Davenport
Associates
7,872
Council Bluffs
Associates
6,081
Fort Dodge
Associates
5,712
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Des Moines
Doctorate
5,001
Calmar
Associates
4,786
Fayette
Masters
4,758
Davenport
Doctorate
3,184
Mason City
Associates
3,023
Sioux City
Masters
2,902
West Burlington
Associates
2,844
Dubuque
Doctorate
2,294
Lamoni
Doctorate
2,233
Decorah
Bachelors
2,169
Estherville
Associates
2,122
Storm Lake
Masters
2,114
Marshalltown
Associates
2,006
Cedar Rapids
Masters
1,886
Fairfield
Doctorate
1,689
Creston
Associates
1,646
Sheldon
Associates
1,634
Indianola
Masters
1,608
Dubuque
Masters
1,524
Sioux Center
Masters
1,522
Oskaloosa
Masters
1,487
Cedar Rapids
Bachelors
1,406
Sioux City
Doctorate
1,316
Orange City
Masters
1,252
Pella
Bachelors
1,248
Dubuque
Doctorate
1,043
Iowa Falls
Associates
846
Urbandale
Doctorate
837
Mount Pleasant
Bachelors
521
Cedar Rapids
Doctorate
489
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
277
Dubuque
Bachelors
256
Mason City
Doctorate
212
Des Moines
Masters
4

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chief Executives

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Chief Executives

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Chief Executives relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Ames60 $166,730
Waterloo-Cedar Falls80 $158,040
Iowa City90 $213,660
Cedar Rapids200 $209,400
Des Moines-West Des Moines410 $227,750
Dubuque70 $202,310

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