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Fast Facts for Heavy Truck Drivers in Iowa

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

Salaries for Heavy Truck Drivers in Iowa

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

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

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Heavy Truck Drivers

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:
Heavy Truck Drivers

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

2016 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
Annual Median Salary
Iowa City2970$42,270
Cedar RapidsN/A$40,570
Des Moines-West Des Moines6740$46,500
Waterloo-Cedar Falls1680$42,190

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