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Financial Managers in Iowa

Is Iowa a good place for you to work as a Financial Manager?

24.9% Jobs Projection
$100,280 Median Salary
710 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Financial Managers in Iowa are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Financial Managers in Iowa is growing faster than average.

  • Financial Managers in Iowa earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Financial Managers Work in Iowa?

In Iowa, there were 8,630 people working as Financial Managers in the year 2018.

There were 8,780 Financial Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 6,900 Financial Managers working in it, which means Iowa has more Financial Managers than average.


Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Financial Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 24.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.7%.


Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 710 annual job openings, and a total of 8,270 jobs for Iowa Financial Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 56,900 annual jobs and 689,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Managers Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Financial Managers ranged from $57,460 to $188,450 with $100,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.62 to $90.6. The median hourly rate was $48.21.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $48.1 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.11.

The median salary in Iowa is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Iowa Metros for Financial Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Financial Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 3,640 $114,930
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 1,940 $101,270
Cedar Rapids, IA 910 $110,920
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 910 $98,390
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 380 $93,250
Iowa City, IA 330 $95,760
Dubuque, IA 310 $97,080
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 240 $97,170
Ames, IA 160 $90,850

Top States for Financial Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Financial Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 81,350 $139,240
New York 42,460 $194,820
Illinois 40,040 $126,020
Texas 39,580 $129,320
Massachusetts 33,880 $130,180
Florida 29,050 $114,190
New Jersey 21,340 $157,490
Ohio 19,980 $118,100
Georgia 17,840 $127,830
Pennsylvania 17,730 $138,980
Tennessee 15,870 $95,970
Connecticut 15,750 $144,500
North Carolina 15,730 $131,610
Minnesota 15,610 $121,210
Virginia 15,180 $147,710
Michigan 14,760 $116,300
Washington 13,010 $123,430
Maryland 12,550 $137,820
Arizona 11,400 $103,910
Iowa 8,630 $100,280

Below are the states where Financial Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $194,820
New Jersey $157,490
Delaware $152,180
District of Columbia $150,550
Virginia $147,710
Colorado $146,000
Connecticut $144,500
California $139,240
Pennsylvania $138,980
Maryland $137,820

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