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Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis
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    Current monthly wage data
Data revised: 09/20/2012
Next scheduled revision:  09/20/2013
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AVERAGE WAGES PER JOB
Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
United States Metropolitan 42,579 44,568 46,642 47,714 47,675 48,993
Iowa state total 32,362 33,589 35,210 36,259 36,449 37,409
Iowa Metropolitan 34,998 36,329 37,928 39,057 39,131 40,181
Iowa Non-Metropolitan 28,328 29,334 30,920 31,794 32,065 32,848
Ames 30,326 31,696 33,383 34,745 35,180 35,627
Cedar Rapids 37,255 38,334 40,505 41,727 41,252 42,406
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island 35,763 37,782 39,811 40,867 41,198 42,938
Des Moines-West Des Moines 39,274 40,840 42,475 43,392 43,542 44,920
Dubuque 31,826 32,504 33,810 35,083 35,128 36,308
Iowa City 31,602 32,752 34,387 35,828 36,244 37,027
Omaha-Council Bluffs 37,714 39,705 41,094 41,996 42,341 42,814
Sioux City 31,261 31,877 33,181 34,464 34,174 35,745
Waterloo-Cedar Falls 32,242 33,350 35,037 36,455 36,920 37,501
Counties
Adair 25,634 26,074 27,679 28,002 28,483 29,518
Adams 23,312 23,753 25,346 25,568 25,743 26,925
Allamakee 24,181 24,863 26,281 27,511 28,365 28,592
Appanoose 25,789 27,217 27,151 27,394 28,001 28,706
Audubon 23,888 25,820 28,740 28,233 28,738 30,143
Benton 27,068 28,206 29,584 30,576 30,569 31,155
Black Hawk 32,886 33,989 35,644 37,107 37,580 38,086
Boone 30,549 31,881 33,428 34,562 34,711 35,425
Bremer 28,665 29,825 31,263 33,035 33,078 33,979
Buchanan 26,020 27,213 28,335 28,436 29,168 30,161
Buena Vista 25,522 26,741 28,191 29,469 30,425 31,496
Butler 23,859 24,526 26,894 29,402 29,325 29,870
Calhoun 23,760 24,177 26,011 26,649 27,490 27,886
Carroll 26,289 27,269 29,521 30,442 30,652 31,489
Cass 24,737 25,964 27,179 28,664 29,676 30,725
Cedar 25,222 25,826 27,518 28,836 29,910 30,645
Cerro Gordo 30,048 31,112 32,342 33,168 33,947 34,918
Cherokee 26,339 27,587 29,066 29,712 30,225 30,476
Chickasaw 25,277 26,620 28,154 30,034 30,021 31,409
Clarke 25,505 26,223 27,702 28,338 29,323 30,551
Clay 28,556 29,216 31,183 32,431 32,486 33,861
Clayton 25,946 26,896 28,488 29,226 30,086 30,434
Clinton 29,432 29,619 31,617 32,698 32,908 33,296
Crawford 27,972 28,520 30,385 31,808 31,819 32,713
Dallas 34,584 36,928 40,452 41,232 41,561 44,599
Davis 23,424 24,169 25,952 27,183 27,687 28,018
Decatur 20,985 21,727 23,277 23,786 24,301 24,219
Delaware 26,818 28,313 29,655 30,612 30,531 31,776
Des Moines 30,703 32,392 33,242 33,858 33,730 35,017
Dickinson 25,564 27,001 28,409 29,071 28,940 30,001
Dubuque 31,826 32,504 33,810 35,083 35,128 36,308
Emmet 26,653 27,428 29,362 29,960 29,764 30,806
Fayette 23,788 24,422 26,275 27,477 28,281 28,379
Floyd 25,970 27,803 29,836 30,497 30,883 32,120
Franklin 27,362 29,012 30,995 31,517 32,205 33,937
Fremont 30,300 31,681 32,933 33,528 33,812 34,477
Greene 25,809 26,989 29,292 31,288 32,217 32,180
Grundy 29,276 30,587 33,400 33,226 34,406 35,381
Guthrie 27,112 28,206 30,268 31,493 30,509 31,234
Hamilton 28,690 28,694 30,800 31,754 30,903 31,890
Hancock 30,006 32,607 34,316 32,855 33,383 34,570
Hardin 27,764 29,216 31,214 31,319 32,186 31,817
Harrison 25,564 26,880 28,365 29,627 30,877 31,565
Henry 31,091 31,281 31,954 32,870 33,422 34,175
Howard 26,262 28,187 28,681 28,807 29,678 30,209
Humboldt 25,914 26,774 28,213 29,904 31,056 31,436
Ida 28,704 29,439 32,738 33,494 33,411 34,957
Iowa 29,991 30,992 32,000 34,817 32,289 33,150
Jackson 22,735 23,044 25,084 25,919 27,113 28,271
Jasper 32,659 36,461 34,331 31,641 32,645 33,398
Jefferson 29,361 29,606 30,762 30,759 30,510 31,783
Johnson 32,177 33,431 35,106 36,563 37,004 37,794
Jones 25,392 26,382 27,942 29,238 29,741 30,105
Keokuk 23,737 24,125 25,958 27,025 27,658 28,439
Kossuth 26,316 27,580 29,747 30,959 31,560 31,734
Lee 31,996 31,791 33,183 34,747 35,008 36,205
Linn 38,441 39,517 41,732 42,926 42,358 43,576
Louisa 26,866 27,088 31,444 30,352 31,031 32,553
Lucas 27,526 28,102 29,982 31,156 32,688 32,732
Lyon 24,036 25,719 28,408 28,158 28,992 29,756
Madison 25,681 26,218 28,474 29,098 29,724 30,235
Mahaska 28,007 28,743 30,614 31,596 31,522 32,256
Marion 32,835 33,410 35,763 36,486 34,738 36,017
Marshall 31,049 31,695 33,250 35,146 35,807 36,179
Mills 28,211 28,920 30,257 31,445 32,144 32,399
Mitchell 25,867 27,663 30,525 32,647 32,836 32,708
Monona 23,571 24,520 25,886 26,631 27,322 28,064
Monroe 33,754 34,647 35,818 37,741 38,079 39,676
Montgomery 26,686 28,011 29,600 30,389 31,284 32,423
Muscatine 36,508 37,517 39,920 40,710 40,129 41,156
O'Brien 23,445 24,533 26,216 27,532 28,181 28,891
Osceola 25,688 26,213 28,444 28,810 29,914 29,981
Page 25,690 26,420 28,179 29,643 30,135 30,605
Palo Alto 24,574 25,161 26,949 27,323 28,314 28,961
Plymouth 31,758 32,315 33,761 34,161 35,375 36,080
Pocahontas 24,343 25,311 27,418 29,995 29,518 30,208
Polk 40,505 42,060 43,528 44,458 44,590 45,831
Pottawattamie 30,757 33,903 33,230 33,571 33,354 33,662
Poweshiek 30,463 31,842 32,440 32,741 33,373 34,866
Ringgold 23,598 26,107 26,308 26,740 28,703 28,431
Sac 24,029 25,347 27,846 29,344 29,792 30,260
Scott 32,832 33,875 35,312 36,136 36,119 37,233
Shelby 24,779 25,589 27,242 28,874 29,526 30,521
Sioux 26,087 27,245 29,223 29,777 29,749 30,484
Story 30,326 31,696 33,383 34,745 35,180 35,627
Tama 25,617 26,961 28,399 29,349 29,820 30,125
Taylor 23,348 24,771 27,283 27,688 28,945 29,583
Union 26,175 27,551 28,665 29,600 30,546 31,321
Van Buren 25,206 26,508 28,806 29,474 29,290 29,891
Wapello 28,872 29,950 31,484 33,281 33,479 33,536
Warren 26,895 27,663 28,838 29,855 30,397 31,067
Washington 25,230 25,647 27,063 28,174 28,233 28,964
Wayne 21,352 22,253 23,344 25,000 26,195 27,361
Webster 30,980 32,023 33,210 34,659 34,815 35,610
Winnebago 24,567 25,709 28,813 28,767 28,904 29,508
Winneshiek 26,808 27,901 29,031 30,070 29,921 30,611
Woodbury 29,948 30,666 32,061 33,811 33,524 34,562
Worth 24,197 25,486 27,688 28,927 29,524 29,608
Wright 27,985 28,305 31,166 31,551 32,539 33,347
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