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Fast Facts for Construction Equipment Operators in Iowa

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

Salaries for Construction Equipment Operators in Iowa

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

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Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Construction Equipment Operators

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

2018 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Waterloo-Cedar Falls430 $54,010
Cedar Rapids380 $49,000
Dubuque200 $53,600
Ames160 $48,080
Iowa City180 $47,360
Des Moines-West Des Moines1120 $54,150

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