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Fast Facts for Civil Engineers in Iowa

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

Salaries for Civil Engineers in Iowa

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Civil Engineers

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

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines700$86,990
Cedar Rapids200$78,530
Iowa City120$83,040
Waterloo-Cedar Falls60$70,210

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