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Fast Facts for Excavating Machine Operators in Iowa

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

Salaries for Excavating Machine Operators in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Des Moines, Iowa City and Ames

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More Iowa Excavating Machine Operators 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
Waterloo
Associates
5,532
Sheldon
Associates
1,634

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Excavating Machine Operators

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:
Excavating Machine Operators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Excavating Machine Operators 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® 23.1 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
Cedar RapidsN/A $33,780
Des Moines-West Des MoinesN/A N/A

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