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Fast Facts for Managers in Iowa

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

Salaries for Managers in Iowa

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

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More Iowa Manager Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Sioux City
Masters
1,138
Storm Lake
Masters
2,548
Pella
Bachelor
1,605
Dubuque
Doctorate
1,230
Cedar Rapids
Masters
1,316
Ankeny
Associate
18,320
Sioux Center
Masters
1,301
Des Moines
Masters
5,617
Davenport
Associate
7,329
Iowa Falls
Associate
916
Ottumwa
Associate
4,174
Fort Dodge
Associate
5,731
Estherville
Associate
3,013
Ames
Doctorate & First Professional
26,160
Mount Pleasant
Bachelor
834
Council Bluffs
Associate
5,300
Cedar Rapids
Associate
15,091
Dubuque
Masters
1,591
Decorah
Bachelor
2,476
Fairfield
Doctorate
948
Marshalltown
Associate
1,701
Sioux City
Masters
1,798
Cedar Rapids
Masters
1,506
Mason City
Associate
3,272
Calmar
Associate
4,810
Sheldon
Associate
1,288
Davenport
Doctorate
3,870
West Burlington
Associate
3,351
Creston
Associate
1,463
Dubuque
Doctorate & First Professional
1,560
Iowa City
Doctorate & First Professional
29,117
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
12,692
Fayette
Masters
5,143
Sioux City
Associate
5,191

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Managers

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:
Managers

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Ames 70 $83,520
Iowa City 110 $104,430
Cedar Rapids 390 $90,020
Des Moines-West Des Moines N/A $99,700
Dubuque 110 $58,780
Waterloo-Cedar Falls 200 $88,570

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